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ReporterArbor Day brought a moment of silence for the victims of the Connecticut school shooting, and a living memorial here in southwestern Virginia. Fifth graders at Greenfield Elementary planted a flowering cherry tree Friday afternoon in front of their...
Connecticut lawmakers gave final approval early Thursday to a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown that one lawmaker...
Law enforcement agencies across the country, including right here in southwest Virginia, are dealing with an ammunition shortage as the gun control debate continues in Washington. "We've been having trouble for several years, obtaining rifle ammunition,...
Most parents want it, but could it be too costly? Parents in Pittsylvania County learned more about a security plan the sheriff and school system hope to put into place at all district schools on Monday night. A locked door will greet visitors at all...
Nearly four dozen people -- including several locals -- have been named to a Virginia panel reviewing school policies and procedures. The panel will also review funding and resource challenges, to ensure the safety of students and educators. Gov. Bob...
A sporting goods chain says it's suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because of the school shooting in Connecticut. Dick's Sporting Goods also says it's removing all guns from display at its store closest to Newtown, where the massacre took...
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner says the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school has changed his supportive stand on assault weapons. Warner is among the few Senate Democrats who has found favor with gun rights groups. He said in interviews Monday that...
In the wake of Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut, Governor McDonnell has announced a state plan to review school safety in Virginia. The plan includes all schools and colleges across the state. According to a news release put out by...
WDBJ7 Senior ReporterA new state task force has started work in Richmond. It's focus: fresh attention on school safety after last month's mass school shooting in Connecticut. State leaders want to fill any gaps in school safety as quickly as possible. And if action...
ReporterA freshman at Roanoke College wants the people of Newtown, Connecticut to know this area cares about them. One week ago, that town was site of shootings that killed 20 children and 6 adults inside an elementary school. Shelby Wray and her mom, Melanie,...
Anchor/ReporterHearts were heavy as the names of those children lost last Friday in Newtown, Connecticut were read in the auditorium at Martinsville Middle School in Martinsville Thursday night. On December 14th, 2012, twenty-six people including twenty children...
ReutersBy Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn., May 23 (Reuters) - Leaders of Connecticut gun advocacy groups said on Thursday they had sued to knock down a strict new gun-control law passed in April because they believed the measure would not improve public safety....
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