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Nev. student opens fire, kills teacher and himself

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 06:40am EDT

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Demand for officers in schools skyrockets

The trend of stationing police officers inside schools is on the rise. At least three districts in the D.C. metro area are publicly mulling an increased security force, along with school systems across the country.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 01:33pm EST

Tags: education, newtown, school resource officer,

Kaine: Common ground can be found as lawmakers consider gun control

There is common ground among opposing sides as lawmakers tackle the issue of gun control, mental health and school safety.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 12:14pm EST

Tags: Heather Brady, NRA, gun control, Tim Kaine, newtown, conn.

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NRA: Obama administration's proposals are 'cosmetic' solutions

The National Rifle Association says the Obama administration's proposals to curb gun violence in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre don't address the heart of the problem, advocating instead for better mental health care and vigorous prosecution of criminals who use guns.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 12:06pm EST

Tags: NRA, David Keene, Joe Biden, newtown, conn., Heather Brady

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Maryland lawmakers propose gun legislation

Maryland state legislators have begun pushing for police in schools, even as they propose laws to eliminate assault weapons.

Sunday - 12/30/2012, 08:07am EST

Tags: gun legislation, Maryland legislation

How to help those affected by Newtown massacre

An official fund has been established for families of the victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 06:22am EST

Tags: newtown, conn., donations

Maryland police, schools train for shooting scenarios

Police in Prince George's and Montgomery counties say residents will likely spot more police cars around schools, but urge locals not to be alarmed.

Sunday - 12/16/2012, 08:54am EST

Tags: Montgomery County Police, Prince Georges County Police,

Talking to kids about tragedy, educators' guidelines

In a crisis, experts say talking to children about the event is important, but must be done with sensitivity and awareness.

Friday - 12/14/2012, 07:17pm EST

Tags: educators, Sandy Hook, newtown, conn., talking to kids

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Police in D.C. region prepare for school threats

Across the D.C. region, police are working to head off potential threats like Monday's shooting at a Baltimore County high school.

Tuesday - 08/28/2012, 07:09am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Perry Hall High School, Don Gotthardt, Montgomery County Police Department, Fairfax County Police Department