Mother, Boyfriend Charged With Killing Teen In 'Rape-Murder Fantasy'A Pennsylvania woman whose dismembered 14-year-old daughter's remains were found in the woods last fall has been charged along with her boyfriend with killing the girl in what officials are calling a "rape-murder fantasy" the couple shared.
Rep. Murphy Hopes Mental Health Bill Will Prevent Future School TragediesPolice in Connecticut have released thousands of pages of documents from the investigation into last year's school massacre in Newtown, Conn.
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.
Locals Remember NewtownLocals plan to come together to remember the victims of the Newtown tragedy last year.
Heroic Sandy Hook Teacher Brings Mission Of Caring To Seneca ValleyIt'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.
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.
Newtown Victim's Sister Says Assault Guns Should Be Banned & RecalledKDKA-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.
NRA Study: U.S. Schools Should Train Selected Staffers To Carry WeaponsSchools 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.
Security Changes Being Put In Place 1 Year After Western Psych ShootingIt’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?
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.
President Obama Unveils Sweeping Anti-Gun Violence ProposalBraced 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.
Teachers Seek Out Gun Training For Student's ProtectionTeachers in Texas and Ohio are now taking firearms training courses after the tragedy in Connecticut.
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.