Three weeks after the elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Sen. Al Franken visited an Eagan middle school to discuss school safety and mental health issues.
A small Wisconsin community near the Minnesota border is paying tribute to the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting.
A group of young adults from Minnesota with a keen understanding of the pain felt in Newtown, Conn., are traveling to the East Coast to let those affected by the elementary school massacre know that they are not alone.
A 52-year-old Burnsville, Minn. woman accused of stabbing her husband in the hand allegedly told officers she wishes she had been the shooter in the recent Connecticut school massacre.
The President is creating a commission lead by the Vice President to come up with proposals aimed at reducing gun violence.
The tragedy in Newtown has sparked a lot of talk about guns, particularly semi-automatic weapons. In fact, Dick’s Sporting Goods announced Tuesday it’s taking the guns similar to the one used in the school shooting off store shelves.
Five days after a shooting claimed the lives of 26 victims, including 20 children, the National Rifle Association is breaking its silence.
Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?
Dr Brenda Casselius talked with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News on Monday.
Accent Signage Systems, Inc., which experienced one of the worst workplace shootings in Minnesota history, has issued a statement for the community of Newtown, Conn.
After each and every mass shooting, there is the inevitable discussion of changes in our gun laws. But with this tragedy and the loss of so many very young lives, it appears the discussion is one that may last beyond the news cycle of a few days, or even a week.
On Friday morning, Irene Hagen got a call to her Nisswa home from her daughter in Newtown, Connecticut. Joann Hagen Bacon told Irene that 6-year-old Charlotte’s school was in lockdown and she was headed that way. It wouldn’t be for another few hours they would learn their granddaughter was one of the 20 first-graders killed.
For some, including the president, it is almost a whisper. President Obama is saying, simply, that it is “time to take meaningful action” to prevent gun violence.
The Connecticut school shooting sparked a rally in Minneapolis Friday night centered around ending gun violence.