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  • Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law

    Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law
    The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normally...
  • Opponents sue over Niles gun range plan

    Opponents sue over Niles gun range plan
    A community group filed a lawsuit Friday against the village of Niles in an effort to stop a gun shop and range from being built near several schools. People for a Safer Society, an advocacy group that began in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Labor Committee Public Hearing Agenda Takes Shape

    Labor Committee Public Hearing Agenda Takes Shape
    The legislature's labor committee met Thursday and agreed to hold public hearings on about a dozen issues, including a measure to prohibit workplace bullying and a proposal to bar employers running credit checks on job applicants. Also on the committees...
  • Niles 2014 in review: controversy, development, law changes

    Niles 2014 in review: controversy, development, law changes
    This year, the village of Niles saw a number of controversies, new developments and some law changes that are poised to affect the village for years to come. VIDEO GAMBLING At the beginning of the year, the village was poised to overturn its ban on...
  • Sandy Hook families sue Newtown, schools, citing lax security

    Sandy Hook families sue Newtown, schools, citing lax security
    Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, alleging security measures at the school weren't adequate. The wrongful-death lawsuit served on...
  • Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools, Citing Lax Security

    Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools, Citing Lax Security
    At least two families of victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have filed a lawsuit against the town of Newtown and the school board, alleging lax security on the day 20 first-graders and six adults were shot and killed. The 66-page...
  • Memorial To Sandy Hook Victims Still Up For Discussion

    Memorial To Sandy Hook Victims Still Up For Discussion
    The question of where, or even whether, to build a permanent memorial to the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is about to take center stage, with some victims' families opposed to the idea. The 12-member Sandy Hook Permanent...
  • Orange schools move toward own police force

    Orange schools move toward own police force
    In an effort to head off school shootings and other tragedies, Orange County Public Schools has taken the first step toward creating its own intelligence-gathering police force. The district already has hired four seasoned former law-enforcement...
  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman. At the time, a bill...
  • Sandy Hook Parent Publishes Letter To The Mom She Used To Be

    Sandy Hook Parent Publishes Letter To The Mom She Used To Be
    In an article appearing on Today Parents, Nicole Hockley writes a letter to the mom she was before she lost her youngest son Dylan in the Dec. 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. "The tragedy changed every single aspect of your life, not only...
  • Gun can transform dispute into homicide

    Gun can transform dispute into homicide
    Sunday is the second anniversary of the Newtown massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Thousands of children and teens die each year from gun violence. That's roughly equivalent to a Newtown massacre every three days. The presence of...