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  • Dispatcher urged callers inside Sandy Hook to take cover

    Dispatcher urged callers inside Sandy Hook to take cover

    Recordings of 911 calls received by police in Newtown, Conn. during a mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School were released to the public Wednesday.
    Recordings of 911 calls received by police in Newtown, Conn. during a mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School were released to the public Wednesday.
  • Metro Detroit boy wants kids to honor Sandy Hook victims by donating toys

    Metro Detroit boy wants kids to honor Sandy Hook victims by donating toys

    Friday, December 21 2012 10:29 PM EST2012-12-22 03:29:56 GMT
    The massacre in Newtown has motivated one local child to do something nice for underprivileged kids.  He's declaring Saturday "Sandy Hook Day", and he wants everyone to get involved.
    The massacre in Newtown has motivated one local child to do something nice for underprivileged kids.  He's declaring Saturday "Sandy Hook Day", and he wants everyone to get involved.
  • Psychiatrist: Calls up from parents after Sandy Hook tragedy

    Psychiatrist: Calls up from parents after Sandy Hook tragedy

    Friday, December 21 2012 7:50 PM EST2012-12-22 00:50:25 GMT
    A local psychiatrist says he's getting more calls for help from parents concerned about their kids in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings.  He talked about this and more in a recent Fox 2 interview.
    Psychiatrist Dr. Joel Young from Beaumont Hospital says he's getting more calls for help from parents concerned about their kids in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings.  He talked about this and the signs a child need help in a recent interview with Fox 2.
  • Let It Rip: Preventing mass shootings after the Newtown tragedy

    Let It Rip: Preventing mass shootings after the Newtown tragedy

    Thursday, December 20 2012 11:25 PM EST2012-12-21 04:25:28 GMT
    The deadly shooting in Newtown, Connecticut is a tragedy that has touched the nation.  As the country mourns, there is a new debate on how to prevent massacres like this from happening again.
    The deadly shooting in Newtown, Connecticut is a tragedy that has touched the nation.  As the country mourns, there is a new debate on how to prevent massacres like this from happening again.
  • Sales up at Southfield gun shop after Sandy Hook tragedy

    Sales up at Southfield gun shop after Sandy Hook tragedy

    Wednesday, December 19 2012 7:11 PM EST2012-12-20 00:11:20 GMT
    At Action Impact in Southfield, guns are going off the shelves in record numbers.  Since Friday, sales there have been four to five times what they see on a regular day.
    At Action Impact in Southfield, guns are going off the shelves in record numbers.  Since Friday, sales there have been four to five times what they see on a regular day.
  • Gov. Snyder vetoes concealed weapons bill

    Gov. Snyder vetoes concealed weapons bill

    Wednesday, December 19 2012 4:40 PM EST2012-12-19 21:40:45 GMT
    Days after the massacre in Connecticut, Governor Snyder vetoed the state's latest gun bill.  The legislation would have allowed concealed weapons to be carried in churches, schools and daycare centers.
    Days after the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder vetoed the state's latest gun bill Tuesday.  The legislation would have allowed concealed weapons to be carried in churches, schools and daycare centers.
  • Snyder's veto of a concealed weapons bill seems to have come from within

    Snyder's veto of a concealed weapons bill seems to have come from within

    Wednesday, December 19 2012 2:04 PM EST2012-12-19 19:04:05 GMT
    Asked how he would feel if concealed weapons were in his daughter's school, he began, "I don't see the value of having weapons really present in the schools, hospitals and places like that."
    Asked how he would feel if concealed weapons were in his daughter's school, he began, "I don't see the value of having weapons really present in the schools, hospitals and places like that."
  • Obama sets January deadline for gun proposals

    Obama sets January deadline for gun proposals

    Wednesday, December 19 2012 12:42 PM EST2012-12-19 17:42:47 GMT
    Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce gun violence that has plagued the country.
    Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce gun violence that has plagued the country.
  • Holly's Rose Hill offers treatment for the mentally ill

    Holly's Rose Hill offers treatment for the mentally ill

    Tuesday, December 18 2012 10:04 PM EST2012-12-19 03:04:46 GMT
    Rose Hill is a residential psychiatric treatment facility in Holly.  For 20 years, the center has treated and aided the road to recovery for so many patients who clearly needed help.
    Rose Hill is a residential psychiatric treatment facility, the only one of its kind in the state of Michigan.  For 20 years, the center has treated and aided the road to recovery for so many patients who clearly needed help.
  • Dick's Sporting Goods pulls certain weapons from shelves in wake of school shooting

    Dick's Sporting Goods reacts to Sandy Hook tragedy

    Tuesday, December 18 2012 7:57 PM EST2012-12-19 00:57:44 GMT
    The massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School has ignited a conversation about corporate responsibility.  Dick's Sporting Goods is credited with being the first to act.
    The massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School has ignited a conversation about corporate responsibility.  Dick's Sporting Goods is credited with being the first to act.
  • Help is available for families of mentally ill individuals

    Help is available for families of mentally ill individuals

    Tuesday, December 18 2012 6:05 PM EST2012-12-18 23:05:55 GMT
    "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother" was a blog written by a mother that lives in fear of her emotionally disturbed child.  It's sparked a nationwide conversation about what to do if that is you.  There is help.
    "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother" was a blog that has gone viral over the past few days written by a mother that lives in fear of her emotionally disturbed child.  It's sparked a nationwide conversation about what to do if that is you.  There is help.
  • Snyder: "Not inclined to go forward" with concealed weapons bill

    Snyder: "Not inclined to go forward" with concealed weapons bill

    Tuesday, December 18 2012 1:59 PM EST2012-12-18 18:59:36 GMT
    In his most revealing statement to date, Michigan Governor  Rick Snyder tells Fox 2's Tim Skubick  that he is "not inclined to go forward with" the proposed legislation to allow concealed weapons in schools.
    In his most revealing statement to date, Michigan Governor  Rick Snyder tells Fox 2's Tim Skubick  that he is "not inclined to go forward with" the proposed legislation to allow concealed weapons in schools.
  • Some Republicans say gun control should be debated

    Some Republicans say gun control should be debated

    Tuesday, December 18 2012 1:20 PM EST2012-12-18 18:20:11 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some U.S. Republicans now say they're willing to discuss the politically treacherous issue of gun control, along with mental health issues and violent video games, while formerly pro-gun
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some U.S. Republicans now say they're willing to discuss the politically treacherous issue of gun control, along with mental health issues and violent video games, while formerly pro-gun
  • Snyder: Is it the gun or the person with the gun?

    Snyder: Is it the gun or the person with the gun?

    Tuesday, December 18 2012 6:26 AM EST2012-12-18 11:26:25 GMT
    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder joins Fox 2's Huel Perkins, Charlie Langton and Charlie LeDuff on a special edition of Let it Rip to discuss a concealed weapons bill passed by the Michigan Legislature.
    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder joins Fox 2's Huel Perkins, Charlie Langton and Charlie LeDuff on a special edition of Let it Rip to discuss a concealed weapons bill passed by the Michigan Legislature.
  • Psychiatrist: Many with mental illness undiagnosed, untreated

    Psychiatrist: Many with mental illness undiagnosed, untreated

    Monday, December 17 2012 10:30 PM EST2012-12-18 03:30:26 GMT
    The mass shootings of 2012 have brought the issue of mental illness to the spotlight.  The hope now is to be able to help those struggling with the disease before there is another tragedy.
    The mass shootings of 2012 have brought the issue of mental illness to the spotlight.  The hope now is to be able to help those struggling with the disease before there is another tragedy.
  • MI students return to school after shooting tragedy

    MI students return to school after shooting tragedy

    Monday, December 17 2012 11:39 AM EST2012-12-17 16:39:49 GMT
    Many schools across Metro Detroit are feeling anxious as students return to classes for the first time after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
    Many schools across Metro Detroit are feeling anxious as students return to classes for the first time after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
  • Funerals begin after Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy

    Funerals begin after Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy

    Monday, December 17 2012 11:24 AM EST2012-12-17 16:24:31 GMT
    Funerals begin for victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Funerals are planned each day this week until Friday.
    Funerals begin for victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Funerals are planned each day this week until Friday.
  • Article of thought: I am Adam Lanza's Mother

    Article of thought: I am Adam Lanza's Mother

    Monday, December 17 2012 10:40 AM EST2012-12-17 15:40:20 GMT
    The web site GAWKER posted an article written by Liza Long who shares her experience in raising a child with mental illness. Her son is given to fits of rage and can at times be dangerous.
    The web site GAWKER posted an article written by Liza Long who shares her experience in raising a child with mental illness. Her son is given to fits of rage and can at times be dangerous.
  • Facebook page honors victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School

    Facebook page honors victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School

    Sunday, December 16 2012 1:53 PM EST2012-12-16 18:53:07 GMT
    Several facebook pages have been created to honor the victims in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.The staff at myFOXdetroit.com recommends the following page:In Loving
    Several facebook pages have been created to honor the victims in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.The staff at myFOXdetroit.com recommends the following page:In Loving
  • Local vigil held for Connecticut shooting victims

    Local vigil held for Connecticut shooting victims

    Saturday, December 15 2012 9:37 PM EST2012-12-16 02:37:42 GMT
    The tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut has touched the hearts of people across the globe, including here in Metro Detroit. A prayer vigil took place Saturday in Detroit.
    The tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut has touched the hearts of people across the globe, including here in Metro Detroit. A prayer vigil took place Saturday in Detroit.
  • Local security expert shares insight on CT school massacre

    Local security expert shares insight on CT school massacre

    Saturday, December 15 2012 9:23 PM EST2012-12-16 02:23:57 GMT
    Do you know what to do if you were confronted with a situation like the deadly shooting rampage at a Connecticut school?  FOX 2's Ron Savage spoke to a local security expert for some insight.
    Do you know what to do if you were confronted with a situation like the deadly shooting rampage at a Connecticut school?  FOX 2's Ron Savage spoke to a local security expert for some insight.
  • Sometimes there are no words, only tears

    Sometimes there are no words, only tears

    Friday, December 14 2012 10:23 PM EST2012-12-15 03:23:58 GMT
    It's ok to cry.  President Obama just did it.  I am doing it.  Some of my colleagues who are hardened by the news business are doing it.Sometimes it's better to just cry.To feel it.Let it flow.Breathe.
    It's ok to cry.  President Obama just did it.  I am doing it.  Some of my colleagues who are hardened by the news business are doing it.Sometimes it's better to just cry.To feel it.Let it flow.Breathe.
  • More information about Adam Lanza

    More information about Adam Lanza

    Friday, December 14 2012 7:33 PM EST2012-12-15 00:33:01 GMT
    The 20-year-old killer who went into a Connecticut elementary school had a troubled past and few friends.  That was part of an emerging portrait of the man who killed 20 children and at least six adults,
    The 20-year-old killer who went into a Connecticut elementary school had a troubled past and few friends.  That was part of an emerging portrait of the man who killed 20 children and at least six adults,
  • Adam Lanza, Connecticut school shooting suspect was son of teacher

    Adam Lanza, Connecticut school shooting suspect was son of teacher

    Friday, December 14 2012 7:24 PM EST2012-12-15 00:24:39 GMT
    The man suspected of gunning down more than two dozen people in a small town in Connecticut is the son of a teacher at the elementary school where the killings occurred, and his mother is presumed to
    The man suspected of gunning down more than two dozen people in a small town in Connecticut is the son of a teacher at the elementary school where the killings occurred, and his mother is presumed to
  • Teachers shielded kids from gunman's rampage

    Teachers shielded kids from gunman's rampage

    Friday, December 14 2012 7:14 PM EST2012-12-15 00:14:20 GMT
    The teachers the little ones have always trusted were there for them when a crazed gunman turned Sandy Hook Elementary School into a shooting gallery early Friday. As reports come in from the horrific
    The teachers the little ones have always trusted were there for them when a crazed gunman turned Sandy Hook Elementary School into a shooting gallery early Friday. As reports come in from the horrific
  • Mass shooting at Connecticut Elementary School

    Mass shooting at Connecticut Elementary School

    Friday, December 14 2012 6:50 PM EST2012-12-14 23:50:17 GMT
    Authorities say at least 26 people, including 20 children, were killed Friday when a gunman clad in black military gear opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school.
    Authorities say at least 26 people, including 20 children, were killed Friday when a gunman clad in black military gear opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school.
  • Live Coverage: Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

    Live Coverage: Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

    Friday, December 14 2012 6:01 PM EST2012-12-14 23:01:31 GMT
    A man opened fire Friday inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in their classrooms and trembled
    A man opened fire Friday inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in their classrooms and trembled
  • President Obama sheds a tear over Connecticut shooting

    President Obama sheds a tear over Connecticut shooting

    Friday, December 14 2012 4:34 PM EST2012-12-14 21:34:31 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A tearful President Barack Obama said Friday he grieved first as a father about the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, declaring, "Our hearts are broken today." He called for
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A tearful President Barack Obama said Friday he grieved first as a father about the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, declaring, "Our hearts are broken today." He called for
  • The news from Sandy Hook Elementary hits too close to home

    The news from Sandy Hook Elementary hits too close to home

    Friday, December 14 2012 3:14 PM EST2012-12-14 20:14:09 GMT
    Her three children are in lockdown in their school right now. Their school is located 15 miles from Sandy Hook Elementary.
    Her three children are in lockdown in their school right now. Their school is located 15 miles from Sandy Hook Elementary.
  • MI Legislature passes bill allowing concealed weapons in churches and schools

    MI Legislature passes bill allowing concealed weapons in churches and schools

    Friday, December 14 2012 1:58 PM EST2012-12-14 18:58:48 GMT
    The Michigan Legislature has enacted a bill allowing people who undergo extra training to carry concealed weapons in places such as schools and churches where they previously were off-limits.
    The Michigan Legislature has enacted a bill allowing people who undergo extra training to carry concealed weapons in places such as schools and churches where they previously were off-limits.
  • Information about Newtown Connecticut

    Information about Newtown Connecticut

    Friday, December 14 2012 1:55 PM EST2012-12-14 18:55:16 GMT
    Newtown is a scenic "small town" located in Fairfield County in southwestern Connecticut, about sixty miles from New York City. Newtown is bordered on the south by Easton and Redding, on the north by Bridgewater
    Newtown is a scenic "small town" located in Fairfield County in southwestern Connecticut, about sixty miles from New York City. Newtown is bordered on the south by Easton and Redding, on the north by Bridgewater
  • Gun Control Across AmericaMore>>

  • Study: Murder rate drops as concealed carry rises

    Study: Murder rate drops as concealed carry rises

    A dramatic spike in the number of Americans with permits to carry concealed weapons coincides with an equally stark drop in violent crime, according to a new study, which Second Amendment advocates say makes the case that more guns can mean safer streets.
    A dramatic spike in the number of Americans with permits to carry concealed weapons coincides with an equally stark drop in violent crime, according to a new study, which Second Amendment advocates say makes the case that more guns can mean safer streets.
  • Target asks customers to leave firearms at home

    Target asks customers to leave firearms at home

    Target is "respectfully" asking its customers to not bring firearms into its stores, even where it is allowed by law. In a statement, interim CEO John Mulligan said Target wants a "safe and inviting" atmosphere for its shoppers and employees.
    Target is "respectfully" asking its customers to not bring firearms into its stores, even where it is allowed by law. In a statement, interim CEO John Mulligan said Target wants a "safe and inviting" atmosphere for its shoppers and employees.
  • NRA calls 'open carry' rallies 'downright weird'

    NRA calls 'open carry' rallies 'downright weird'

    Companies, customers and others critical of gun rights advocates who have brought military-style assault rifles into businesses as part of demonstrations supporting "open carry" gun rights now have a surprising ally: the National Rifle Association.
    Companies, customers and others critical of gun rights advocates who have brought military-style assault rifles into businesses as part of demonstrations supporting "open carry" gun rights now have a surprising ally: the National Rifle Association.
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