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North Texans Pray At ‘Candles For Connecticut’ Vigil

Inside First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, hundreds of people from different faiths hold on to loved ones – wipe away tears at times – and pray.

CBS 11–12/20/2012

An woman holds a SIG Sauer SP 2022 9mm pistol. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Town Allows Teachers To Carry Concealed Guns

In this tiny Texas town, children and their parents don’t give much thought to safety at the community’s lone school — mostly because some of the teachers are carrying concealed weapons.

12/20/2012

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NRA Promises To Help Prevent School Shootings

The National Rifle Association is breaking its silence four days after a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., where 26 were killed, including 20 children.

12/18/2012

An woman takes aim with a pistol. (credit:  Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)

Newly Elected State Rep. Says Texas Teachers Should Be Allowed To Carry Guns

A North Texas politician just elected to the state house has put forward a plan to allow concealed weapons on school campuses.

CBS 11–12/18/2012

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Opinion: Guns

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?

12/18/2012

An assortment of seized assault rifles, shotguns, pistols and ammunition. (credit: Getty Images/Norberto Duarte/AFP)

Gun Control Debate Rages After Conn. School Shooting Tragedy

The tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut has once again ignited a conversation about gun control – across the country and in North Texas.

CBS 11–12/17/2012

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Returning To Classrooms Difficult For North Texas Teachers

Teachers returning to classrooms across North Texas Monday were flooded with memories of the terrifying school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

CBS 11–12/17/2012

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School Shooting Compels Entertainment Changes

Hollywood is responding to the Connecticut school shooting rampage by switching schedules, adding disclaimers, delaying a film opening and presenting a somber lineup of daytime TV specials.

12/17/2012

A pair of angel wings and balloons stand after being offered at a makeshift shrine to the victims of a elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut School Rampage: Continuing Coverage

Get the latest news on the Sandy Hook Tragedy in Newtown, CT from CBSDFW’s sister page CBSConnecticut.com and CBSNews.com

12/17/2012

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The Possible Role Of Mental Illness in The Newtown Tragedy

Investigators looking into the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary on Friday are hinting that a personality disorder, mental illness or autism played a role. But psychologist believes it is a particular kind of mental illness called atypical depression.

12/15/2012

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Richardson Vigil Remembers School Shooting Tragedy Victims

About a hundred people gathered at vigil in remembrance of the victims who lost their lives in the school shooting in Newtown, CT.

12/15/2012

From a Dallas Independent School District drill developed to help deal with a security threat at school.
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North Texas Districts Review Safety Plans After School Shooting

A tragedy like the one that hit the small Connecticut town of Newtown underscores the concern of parents everywhere that their community may not be immune to senseless violence.

CBS 11–12/14/2012

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