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Rep. Murphy Hopes Mental Health Bill Will Prevent Future School Tragedies

Police in Connecticut have released thousands of pages of documents from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

12/27/2013

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Local Parents Honor Victims Of Sandy Hook School Shooting

A group of local parents honored the victims of that tragedy at a ceremony Downtown Saturday night.

12/15/2013

Locals Remember Newtown

Locals plan to come together to remember the victims of the Newtown tragedy last year.

12/13/2013

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Heroic Sandy Hook Teacher Brings Mission Of Caring To Seneca Valley

It’s been eight months since 20 children and 6 staff members were killed in a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

08/22/2013

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Locals Rally For Gun Reform As Tour Stops In Pittsburgh

It’s a 25-state bus tour over a 100-day period and today the bus stopped in Pittsburgh in East Liberty in the Kingley Association parking lot.

08/16/2013

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Newtown Victim’s Sister Says Assault Guns Should Be Banned & Recalled

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Jillian Soto, sister of one of the teachers killed during the Newtown school shooting, about her view of gun control and her work in Washington, DC.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/10/2013

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NRA Study: U.S. Schools Should Train Selected Staffers To Carry Weapons

Schools across the nation should train selected staff members to carry weapons and should each have at least one armed security officer to make students safer and allow a quicker response to an attack, the director of a National Rifle Association-sponsored study said Tuesday.

04/02/2013

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Security Changes Being Put In Place 1 Year After Western Psych Shooting

It’s been one year since terror struck at Pittsburgh’s Western Psychiatric Institute when a gunman opened fire. Out of that tragedy, many questions arose. Why did this happen? And could it be prevented from happening again?

03/08/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama Challenges Congress To Act To Reduce Gun Violence

President Obama’s anti-gun violence plan involves a combination of approaches, some of them controversial, involving guns, mental health and more police.

01/16/2013

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President Obama Unveils Sweeping Anti-Gun Violence Proposal

Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.

KDKA-TV–01/16/2013

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Teachers Seek Out Gun Training For Student’s Protection

Teachers in Texas and Ohio are now taking firearms training courses after the tragedy in Connecticut.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/09/2013

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Local Rep. Sponsors Assault Weapon Ban Legislation

In the wake of Newtown, there is talk of an assault-style weapon ban in congress — and now one in Pennsylvania.

12/24/2012

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Pittsburghers Weigh In After NRA’s News Conference

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The most powerful gun organization in the country is speaking out for the first time since the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. A few hours after Friday morning’s […]

12/21/2012

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New Gun Store’s Proximity To School Stirring Controversy In Local Neighborhood

Guns sales are up. They have been throughout 2012. On a firing range, marksmen are testing shields for bulletproof backpacks that parents are buying for their kids. Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with demand.

12/21/2012

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Sen. Casey Changes Course On Gun Control

With the Capitol flag flying at half-staff behind him, Sen. Bob Casey admitted that the killing of school children in Connecticut has affected his thinking on guns.

12/21/2012

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