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Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (CBS)

Activists, Families Call For New Laws To Combat Gun Violence

Activists and victims’ families observed the one-year anniversary of the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Saturday by meeting in the Back of the Yards park in which 13 people were shot in an assault rifle attack.


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Parents Of Children Killed In Newtown Lobby For Gun Control In Illinois

The parents of three children killed at Sandy Hook School in Newton, Connecticut, stood with Governor Quinn today at the Thompson Center – in support of new legislation to ban the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines in Illinois.


Barrington High School (CBS)

Barrington High School Cancels Dance After Threat

Barrington High School cancelled a dance scheduled for Saturday evening after rumors circulated that someone was planning to bring a gun.


Marsha Lanza talks about the family life of the shooter in Newtown Conn. (Credit: CBS)

Crystal Lake Aunt Gives Insight On Newtown Shooter’s Family Life

CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman spoke with Nancy’s former sister-in-law Saturday morning in Crystal Lake, and learned a lot more about the killer.


Rahm Emanuel speaks about the Newtown shooting. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel: ‘All Of Us Are Residents And Citizens Of Sandy Hook’

Mayor Emanuel attended the ribbon-cutting for a new police station today but his thoughts were on the tragedy in Connecticut.


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Local Expert Offers Tips For Talking About Tragedy With Kids

Stefanie Norris of Willow House offers tips for helping kids deal with the school shooting in Newtown Conn.