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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 02:16 PM CST

Obama on Guns: Words Need to Lead to Action

Obama on Guns: Words Need to Lead to Action

President Obama announced that he is making an administration-wide effort to solve gun violence and has tapped Vice President Joe Biden to lead an inter-agency task force in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:05 PM CST

Police Radio Recording Reveal Early Moments of Newtown Shooting

Police Radio Recording Reveal Early Moments of Newtown Shooting

Police radio recording shows confusion in the early moments of the Newtown shooting.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:47 PM CST

Lanzas Had Virtually No Prior Police Contact; ME Probes Genetics

Lanzas Had Virtually No Prior Police Contact; ME Probes Genetics

Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he's seeking genetic clues to help explain why a shooter killed 20 children and six adults in a Newtown elementary school. Dr. H. Wayne Carver tells The Hartford Courant...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:56 PM CST

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

The 27-year-old first-grade teacher who was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School trying to shield her first-graders was among the victims of last week's massacre being laid to rest Wednesday. Services...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 11:46 PM CST

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce gun violence that has plagued the country. "This time, the...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 10:19 PM CST
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By Mary Ann Ahern

Illinois Near Top of States Cutting Mental Health

Illinois Near Top of States Cutting Mental Health

From 2009 to 2012, state leaders cut roughly $187 million from state-sponsored programs, according to a report by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 07:58 AM CST

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey. Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday in Newtown....

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 06:50 AM CST

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class on Jan. 2

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class on Jan. 2

When Sandy Hook students return to class, they will be greeted by a familiar face. Donna Page, a former Sandy Hook principal who is now retired, will take over as principal, NBC Connecticut's Amanda Raus has...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 06:36 PM CST

After Shooting, Tweet Inspires Random Acts of Kindness

After Shooting, Tweet Inspires Random Acts of Kindness

NBC News correspondent Ann Curry talks about her tweet that set off a wave of good deeds around the country and world.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 04:13 PM CST

Scholarships, Funds Set Up in Honor of Newtown Victims

Scholarships, Funds Set Up in Honor of Newtown Victims

Several scholarships have been set up in honor of the victim's of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting: Western Connecticut State University has set up a scholarship in honor of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene,...

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