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[AUDIO] Newtown 911 Calls Released Here

The first frantic call comes from the school secretary inside the main building. “Sandy Hook school,” she says. “I think there’s somebody shooting in here. In Sandy Hook school.” “OK, what makes you think that?” the dispatcher asks. “Because somebody has a gun. I saw a glimpse of somebody running down the hallway.” “OK …”…

Gabrielle Giffords To Senate On Gun Control: โ€˜You Must Actโ€™

JUST IN: Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords addressed a U.S. Senate committee hearing on gun control, saying โ€œspeaking is difficult, but I need to say something important. Violence is a big problem. Too many children are dying. Too many children. We must do something.โ€ Giffords continued: โ€œIt will be hard, but the time is now. You…

Gabby Giffords Launches Group To Counter Gun Lobby

A national initiative aimed at curbing gun violence was launched by former US. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, on Tuesday — the second anniversary of the shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured. A new campaign website, Americans For Responsible Solutions, promised to โ€œlaunch a national dialogue and raise…

Gabby Giffords To Meet With Families Of Newtown Victims

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was wounded in a deadly mass shooting at an event in her Arizona district two years ago, is expected to meet privately on Friday with the families of victims of last month’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., according to multiple reports. A spokesman for Connecticut Lt. Gov.…

Sandy Hook Kids Face 1st Classes Since Shooting

Classes resumed Thursday for the students of Sandy Hook Elementary School for the first time since last month’s massacre in Newtown, where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators. With their original school still being treated as a crime scene, the more than 400 students are attending classes at a refurbished school in the…