Connecticut School Shooting
Thursday afternoon Gloucester County officials held a ceremony, in honor of National Victim’s Rights Week, to remember residents who’ve died because of violent crimes.
Organizers in New Jersey have opened the first of several memorial playgrounds that are being built across the region in honor the 26 victims of the Newtown, Conn. Schoolhouse massacre.
The Connecticut prosecutor leading the investigation into the Newtown school shooting says the gunman killed the 26 victims and took his own life within five minutes of shooting his way into the building.
The deadly shooting at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington, Delaware earlier this month highlights the need to be prepared.
10 Playgrounds To Be Built Honoring Connecticut School Shooting Victims In Sandy Ravaged Communities In NJ
The state’s largest firefighter union is remembering the 26 victims of December’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre in Connecticut by building a playground to honor each one in a community recovering from Superstorm Sandy.
As Congress considers strict gun control legislation, Vice President Joe Biden took to Google+ Thursday to hear what some of what the social network’s users have to say about the Obama administration’s push for new laws.
The Philadelphia Pension Board has voted to sell stocks that are tied to the gun industry, if companies don’t adhere to a new set of principles, designed to reduce gun violence.
After a week of protests and boycotts by vendors and participants (another related story), Reed Exhibitions says on the show’s web site that it has, for the time being, decided to postpone the show’s run, originally scheduled to start February 2nd.
Education and law enforcement officials in New Jersey plan to start conducting surprise security inspections at schools across the state.
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says he was pleased to see virtually all of his recommendations in President Obama’s proposals on gun violence.
In this same survey there is overwhelming support for widespread background checks.
The British firm that runs a huge outdoor show in Harrisburg, Pa. has drawn the ire of sportsmen for its decision to ban the display and sale of certain weapons at this year’s upcoming show.
Mayor Nutter says the Sandy Hook Principles, modeled on the “Sullivan Principles” that helped force an end to apartheid in South Africa, are designed to make the gun industry behave better.
“Not even the insane people at the NRA can put forward a legitimate explanation” for not limiting assault weapon ownership, Nutter said Friday morning.
The Merchantville School in Camden County is closed Thursday after school officials discovered a threat on the boy’s bathroom wall.
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