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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

People walk from the U.S. Capitol to the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, during a march for gun control. (Source: AP PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH via CBSNews)

Thousands March Against Gun Violence In Washington D.C.

Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as “Ban Assault Weapons Now,” joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.

CBS4–01/26/2013

A man holds a semi-automatic assault rifle at the Rocky Mountain Gun Show in Sandy, Utah, U.S., on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (Source: George Frey/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Congress Takes Up Bill That Would Ban Assault Weapons

Democratic lawmakers were joined by mayors, law enforcement officials and gun violence victims Thursday to introduce the first significant piece of gun control legislation to be put to Congress since the massacre in Newtown, Conn. that left 26 dead.

CBS4–01/24/2013

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Miami-Dade School, City Chiefs Address Youth Safety

Some might call it the Newtown effect. In the wake of the shooting rampage that left 27 dead at Sandy Hook Elementary; South Florida agencies gathered Friday to see what they could do to prevent similar tragedy from striking here.

CBS4–01/18/2013

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Newtown Official To FAU: Fire Prof Who Said Shooting Used Actors

An FAU professor asserted Monday that the December shooting which left 26 dead at a Newtown, Conn. school may have used actors hired by the Obama administration. Now that town’s top elected official has asked FAU to fire him.

CBS4–01/10/2013

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Young Local Singer, Songwriter Hopes She Heals Newtown Wounds

Now that all the victims of the Sandy Hooks school shooting have been put to rest, the grieving process continues.

CBS4–12/26/2012

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Conn. Shooting Plays Role In Turnout At Gun Buyback Program

A week after the fatal mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, local police were particularly fired up in urging citizens to turn in their guns.

CBS4–12/22/2012

The Miami tower in Downtown illuminated with the Newtown Elementary School colors in honor of the shooting victims. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Tower Lights Up For Newtown School Shooting

Miami’s downtown skyline will be tinged with green and white lit Monday night by the Miami Tower in remembrance of the victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

CBS Miami–12/17/2012

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President Obama To Attend Vigil In Newtown, CT Sunday

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Newtown, Connecticut on Sunday.

12/16/2012

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School Chief Carvalho Offers Support To Newtown Schools

Miami-Dade Superintendent of Schools Alberto Carvalho reached out to Newtown Public Schools Superintendent Janet Robinson in the wake of Friday’s school shooting tragedy Friday.

CBS4–12/15/2012

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