Connecticut School Shooting

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Police: Camden County School Closed Due To Threat

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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Gov. Christie Urges Comprehensive Nationwide Approach To Gun Safety

His stance hasn’t really changed, it’s just getting a lot more attention now.


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Boy, 14, Admits Threat to Fellow Students at Council Rock HS South

Northampton Township police arrested the teen on December 20th after receiving a tip from the parent of another child that the student had made a verbal threat to bring weapons to the school.


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Upper Merion Expanding Police Presence in Schools After Conn. Shootings

Upper Merion police chief Tom Nolan suggested greater police visibility — not only as an extra measure of comfort but as a deterrent.


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Random Police Foot Patrols To Begin Wednesday In Upper Merion Schools

Upper Merion schools will start 2013 off with a new security measure.


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Nutter Hints That Nation’s Mayors Will Increase Fight For Gun Control

Spurred by both last month’s Newtown, Conn., tragedy and three fatal New Year’s Day shootings in Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter indicates that he is preparing a new effort to stem gun violence.



New Jersey School District Starts New Year With Armed Guards

School officials in Marlboro say they are placing armed, uniformed township police officers in the district’s schools.



Pa. Senator Seeks To Create Gun Violence Prevention Task Force After CT Shooting

A memorandum issued Thursday by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Stewart Greenleaf said his proposed resolution would allow the task force experts to examine issues surrounding gun violence.


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Local Residents Participate In 26 Acts Of Kindness To Honor Newtown Victims

The tragedy that occurred at an elementary school in Connecticut touched people across the world and left many wanting to help and lend a hand to their fellow neighbor.



Siblings Of Newtown Shooting Victims Offered Pa. College Scholarships

A college in suburban Philadelphia is offering four full scholarships to siblings and dependents of the Connecticut school shooting victims.


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NRA Calls For Armed Police Officer In Every School In Wake Of Connecticut Shooting

The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”


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Corbett: Reaction To Sandy Hook Shooting Should Focus On Mental Illness

Pennsylvania’s senior US senator, Democrat Bob Casey, says the school rampage has prompted him to change his position and support a ban on assault weapons. But, when pressed by reporters at a Thursday news conference, Republican Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett largely deflected questions about his position on assault weapons, shifting the focus to other issues.



Moment Of Silence To Honor Connecticut Victims Ordered For New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett asked that a moment of silence be taken in Pennsylvania to honor the victims of the mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Friday morning.



Lehigh County High School Closed Friday After Bomb Threat

A high school in eastern Pennsylvania will be closed Friday after officials received a bomb threat.


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Pennsylvania Senator Casey Says He Would Now Support Gun Bills

Long opposed to new gun laws, Sen. Bob Casey said Wednesday that in the wake of the Connecticut school shootings he would now support bills to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips.