Nearing the second anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, gun control advocates are renewing their drive in Congress for tougher gun laws. It was on Dec. 14, 2012 that a mentally disturbed gunman killed 20 children and 6 teachers and staffers at Sandy Hook.
Twenty-six cyclists arrived on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday following a marathon ride from Newtown, Conn.
In the year since the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary
School that left 28 dead, there have been noticeable changes at local schools to
Catherine Hubbard loved animals. But on Dec. 14, 2012, the 6-year-old lost her life at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Now, her family is honoring her life-long dream with an animal sanctuary.
This group of riders is named for the 26 children
and adults who were killed in the Sandy Hook
school shootings in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14,
Since the Newtown tragedy, the nation has looked
for ways to help the mentally ill receive
treatment, and a hearing this week on Capitol
Hill explored options to improve access.
The largest advocacy group in the U.S. for people
with mental illness has some serious
concerns about the direction of proposed gun
control bills in Maryland.
Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Laura
Feinstein was one of nine
families who received a Goldendoodle puppy from
a litter born on the
same day as the school shooting. She shares how
her new puppy, Zeus,
has brought love and joy into her life since
The three bills that appear headed for passage
were all recommended by a special task force set
up by Gov. Bob McDonnell after the Newtown mass
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.
A new PBS documentary examining possible warning signs for school shootings has used two Northern Virginia schools for part of the setting.
Holidays seem to make us very happy. No surprise. But sometimes it\’s not so clear what can ruins our good mood.
Stafford County students returning to school
Wednesday will see more sheriff\’s deputies in the
Twenty angel statues are now on display at the
National Cathedral in honor of the 20 children
killed in the Newtown, Conn. shootings.