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8News Remembers the Victims & Families of the Newtown, CT Tragedy


8News joins the nation in remembering and honoring the victims of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday, December 14. More>>

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Portraits of Connecticut Victims Video included


Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age. Others found their life's work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them, More>>

Dick's Sporting Goods Pulls Guns From Store


Dick's Sporting Goods is pulling certain kinds of semi-automatic rifles off its shelves nationwide. More>>

Obama Signals Action Following School Shooting


President Barack Obama is vowing to use "whatever power this office holds" to safeguard the nation's children, raising the prospect that he will pursue policy changes to stem gun violence in the wake of an elementary school massacre. More>>

High Court Fight Looms Over Guns Rights


The next big issue in the national debate over guns - whether people have a right to be armed in public - is moving closer to Supreme Court review. More>>

Vigil To Honor CT Victims Held In Midlothian Sunday


Members of a community in Midlothian held a candlelight vigil to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy Sunday evening... More>>

Church Near Sandy Hook Elem. Evacuated After Bomb Threat


Worshippers hurriedly left a church Sunday, saying they were told there was a bomb threat not far from the elementary school where 20 kids and six adults were massacred... More>>

Democrats Push For Assault Weapons Ban


Democratic lawmakers and independent Sen. Joe Lieberman said Sunday that military-style assault weapons should be banned and that a national commission should be established to examine mass shootings in the United States... More>>

Gov. McDonnell References Tech Slayings, Offers Prayers


Virginia's governor is extending his sympathies to Connecticut following a horrific elementary school massacre, saying the state still has "painful memories" from the April 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech. More>>

Tearful Obama Calls For Action After Shooting


A tearful President Barack Obama said Friday he grieved first as a father about the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, declaring, "Our hearts are broken today." He called for "meaningful action" to prevent such shootings but did not say what it should be. More>>

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