Local Parents Honor Victims Of Sandy Hook School ShootingA group of local parents honored the victims of that tragedy at a ceremony Downtown Saturday night.
Obama Challenges Congress To Act To Reduce Gun ViolencePresident Obama's anti-gun violence plan involves a combination of approaches, some of them controversial, involving guns, mental health and more police.
Local Rep. Sponsors Assault Weapon Ban LegislationIn the wake of Newtown, there is talk of an assault-style weapon ban in congress -- and now one in Pennsylvania.
Pittsburghers Weigh In After NRA’s News Conference
New Gun Store's Proximity To School Stirring Controversy In Local NeighborhoodGuns 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.
Sen. Casey Changes Course On Gun ControlWith 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.
Pittsburgh School Superintendent Talks Security At Local SchoolsWhen a gunman killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane says her first thoughts -- Pittsburgh.
Pittsburghers React To Obama's Call For Action On Gun ViolencePresident Obama on Wednesday challenged Americans to rethink how we can reduce gun violence.
F.O.P. Says It Can Help Local School Districts In Wake Of Conn. ShootingIn the wake of the Connecticut massacre, many schools across the country are trying to figure out how to better protect students. Now, the local police union says it can help schools here.
Local Gun Stores Seeing Increase In Sales Since School ShootingOwners of local gun stores say they've seen a dramatic increase in sales since the school shooting in Connecticut.
Lawrence County D.A. Planning County-Wide School Safety SummitThe Lawrence County District Attorney tells KDKA he's planning a county-wide school safety summit in early January in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
Dick's Suspends Sales Of Some GunsDick's Sporting Goods, one of the largest sporting goods retailers in the world, says it has removed all guns from its store nearest to Newtown, Connecticut, and is suspending the sale of certain kinds of semi-automatic rifles from its chains nationwide.
Local Teachers Heartbroken Over Newtown TragedyTeachers may have been hit especially hard by what happened in Newtown, Connecticut.
Sandy Hook Principal’s Cousin: “They Were Her Kids”You've heard by now about Dawn Hochsprung, the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. She was killed when she confronted the gunman who invaded her school. Now, her cousin – who lives in the Pittsburgh area – is talking about her.
Local Congressmen On Gun Control In Wake Of Connecticut ShootingsIn the wake of the latest mass killing of school children, many Americans feel exactly as the President when he spoke Sunday night at a memorial service in Connecticut.