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National Cathedral Vigil Remembers Newtown Victims

Members of the Newtown, Conn., community, including the parent of a teacher killed in a school massacre a year ago, gathered at the National Cathedral Thursday for a vigil to remember those who lost their lives because of gun violence.

12/12/2013

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Report: Newtown Shooter Obsessed With Columbine

A report on the Newtown school shooting says that the gunman had an obsession with mass murders but that investigators did not discover any evidence he had indicated to others an intention to carry out such a crime.

11/25/2013

A carved-wood "VT" rests on the grave of a Virginia Tech student killed along with 26 other students and 5 University staff members when Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old undergraduate at the school, went on a shooting rampage. (Photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wrongful Death Verdict Reversed in Va. Tech Massacre

The state’s highest court on Thursday threw out a wrongful death verdict stemming from the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech, but the ruling won’t shake the heightened diligence on the nation’s campuses following the lone gunman’s rampage at Tech, campus safety advocates said.

10/31/2013

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Obama To Bring Some Sandy Hook Families On AF1

President Barack Obama is bringing 11 families of those killed in the shooting at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School to Washington on Air Force One.

04/08/2013

Montgomery County police hosted an armed intruder training exercise at Julius West Middle School in Rockville. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Police Hold Armed Intruder Training at Rockville School

In a society where school shootings have become increasingly more common, police are stepping up their training efforts to prepare officers to respond to an armed intruder inside a school.

04/02/2013

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Giffords Ad Urges Support For Background Checks On Gun Purchases

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.

03/05/2013

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Justices To Hear State Appeal Of Va. Tech Massacre Damages Verdict

The state Supreme Court will hear the state’s appeal of a jury’s awarding of damages to the parents of two Virginia Tech students who were slain in an April 2007 campus massacre.

02/27/2013

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Md. Teen Gets 35 Years For High School Shooting

A high school sophomore who pleaded guilty to attempted murder for a school cafeteria shooting in Baltimore County has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.

02/25/2013

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Md. Teen Pleads Guilty in Shooting of Classmate

A 15-year-old high school sophomore has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the shooting of an intellectually classmate last year in suburban Baltimore.

02/19/2013

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