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Responders gather at the scene of a mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Order To Release Newtown Tapes To Prompt Appeal

The prosecutor leading the investigation into last year’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School said he will ask Connecticut’s courts to block the release of 911 tapes from the shooting by appealing a state Freedom of Information Commission decision.

09/26/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dispute Over Newtown 911 Tapes Tests New State Law

A dispute over the 911 recordings from the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is shaping up as a test of a new Connecticut law _ adopted in response to the massacre _ that prevents public release of certain records in homicide cases.

09/25/2013

Gun buyback, Los Angeles (Photo credit: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Say Gun Buyback Programs Are Popular But Ineffective

Despite the growing popularity of gun buyback programs, experts say that the events are largely ineffective.

01/14/2013

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