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Newtown Shooting

Photo of SWAT team member taken by Silver Lake student

SWAT Team Drill Catches Students Off Guard At Silver Lake Schools

More than two dozen SWAT team members descended on Silver Lake Regional Middle and High Schools. It was only after it was complete, though, that everyone knew for sure it was only a drill.

01/23/2013

Guns for sale are displayed at The Gun Store in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Gun Raffle Held By NH Police Chiefs Association Raises Concerns

From pistols to revolvers to rifles, the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police is hosting the raffle to raise money for the state’s Police Cadet Training Academy.

01/15/2013

Video game

Violent Video Games Removed From Mass. Rest Stops After Newtown Shooting

A family wrote a letter to the Mass. Department of Transportation asking that they remove violent video games from the rest stops.

01/10/2013

A child looks out of a bus window as it passes by Saint Rose of Lima Church where the funeral of James Mattioli, 6, took place on December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Trying To Give Kids A Sense of Normalcy

Sandy Hook students have not attended school since a gunman killed 20 of their schoolmates and six adults on Dec. 14. They are slated to return to a different school next Thursday.

12/27/2012

A school bus passes a makeshift memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting as it takes students to Newtown High School December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown, Conn., Officials Request Halt To Gifts

Officials in Newtown, Conn., are asking people to stop sending gifts to the grief-stricken community following the deadly school shooting, saying they’re deeply grateful but can’t handle the donation deluge.

12/26/2012

Newtown, CT decal being sold by Braintree, MA firefighters

Braintree Firefighter’s Idea To Help Newtown Off To A Strong Start

Firefighters in Braintree are selling decals to honor the 26 people who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

12/25/2012

A couple stand in silence a memorial for those killed in the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on December 24, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. Donations and letters are pouring in from across the country as the town tries to recover from the massacre. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Newtown Celebrates Christmas And Remembers Victims

Police officers from around the state took extra shifts to direct traffic, patrol the town and give police in Newtown a break.

12/25/2012

The funeral procession on the way to the cemetery December 17, 2012 during the funeral for Jack Pinto, 6, one of the victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.  (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Soundbytes Of The Week: 12/21

“You can never recover from something like this.”

12/21/2012

We Are Newtown t-shirt

“We Are Newtown” Project Helps Community Heal

T-shirts are being made that say “We Are Newtown” and feature messages of hope and encouragement for the 8,000 students in town.

12/20/2012

A woman at a shooting range

Gun Permits Surge In Massachusetts

Even before the Connecticut school shooting, more and more people in Massachusetts were looking to get a gun.

12/20/2012

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