December 17, 2012 Two first-graders killed in the Newtown shootings were the first victims to be laid to rest in funeral services on Monday. Jack Pinto and Noah Pozner were both 6 years old.
December 17, 2012 Share prices for gun makers were down when the stock market closed Monday, on an otherwise positive trading day. Despite an election-season spike in revenue, investors now seem concerned about the long-term outlook for restrictions on gun sales.
December 17, 2012 The stage appears to be set for a renewed debate about gun control. The NRA and other proponents of gun owners' rights have been silent in the aftermath of the Newtown shootings, but many will question the benefits of possible restrictions.
December 17, 2012 "Never before have we seen our babies slaughtered," Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said today on MSNBC. "This has changed the dialogue and it should move beyond dialogue. We need action," he added. Manchin is a member of the National Rifle Association and a hunter.
December 17, 2012 After the shock of a gunman killing 20 small children and six adults at an elementary school in Connecticut, districts are increasing police patrols, locking schools' doors and taking other steps.
December 17, 2012 Investigators have a huge amount of evidence to process, State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance says. And, "I'm not going to lie to you," he adds: What's being discovered about the shootings that left 20 children and six adults dead are disturbing.
December 17, 2012 Six-year-olds Jack Pinto and Noah Pozner — two of the 20 first-graders killed Friday when a gunman stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School — are to be remembered today. Funerals for their classmates and the six adults who were gunned down will continue all week. So will the investigation.