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In the year since the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that left 28 dead, there have been noticeable changes at local schools to improve security.
Catherine Hubbard loved animals. But on Dec. 14, 2012, the 6-year-old lost her life at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Now, her family is honoring her life-long dream with an animal sanctuary.
This group of riders is named for the 26 children and adults who were killed in the Sandy Hook school shootings in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012.
Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Laura Feinstein was one of nine families who received a Goldendoodle puppy from a litter born on the same day as the school shooting. She shares how her new puppy, Zeus, has brought love and joy into her life since the tragedy.
Since the Newtown tragedy, the nation has looked for ways to help the mentally ill receive treatment, and a hearing this week on Capitol Hill explored options to improve access.
The largest advocacy group in the U.S. for people with mental illness has some serious concerns about the direction of proposed gun control bills in Maryland.
The three bills that appear headed for passage were all recommended by a special task force set up by Gov. Bob McDonnell after the Newtown mass shooting.
The trend of stationing police officers inside schools is on the rise. At least three districts in the D.C. metro area are publicly mulling an increased security force, along with school systems across the country.
A new PBS documentary examining possible warning signs for school shootings has used two Northern Virginia schools for part of the setting.