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Therapy Dogs Provide Comfort And Support

Canines have a natural gift to seek out the suffering and do what they do best: comfort and show affection unconditionally. That’s why therapy dogs have been in Boston this week…and Newtown, CT since December.



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.



Ed Rendell Wants Gun Control In Light Of Sandy Hook Tragedy

Ed Rendell says that the Sandy Hook tragedy is proof there needs to be more gun control laws.


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Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey Calls For Ban On Assault Weapons, Help For Mentally Ill

Commissioner Ramsey sees a definite need for tighter gun control laws, especially military assault weapons like the rifle that was used in Newtown, Connecticut.


Carmen Lobis' grandson, 6-year-old Benjamin Wheeler, was among the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT. (credit: CBS 3)

Local Grandfather Mourns Loss Of Grandson In Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Carmen Lobis, of Delaware County, will never get tired of talking about his grandson. 6-year-old Benjamin Wheeler was one of the victim’s of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.


President Barack Obama speaks at a memorial service for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Offers ‘Love, Prayers Of Nation’ To Newtown

He spoke for a nation in sorrow, but the slaughter of all those little boys and girls left President Barack Obama, like so many others, reaching for words. Alone on a spare stage after the worst single day of his presidency, the commander in chief was a parent in grief.


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School Districts Across Region Reviewing Safety Procedures

A day after one of the nation’s deadliest shootings, school districts locally and across the country are wondering if there’s more schools should be doing to ensure their children’s safety.