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Judge upholds most of New York's new gun law

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- New York state's new gun regulations passed their first court test, with a judge throwing out only a ban on loading more than seven rounds in a magazine.
Lanza psychiatrist surrendered license over charges of misconduct

Lanza psychiatrist surrendered license over charges of misconduct

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A psychiatrist who treated Adam Lanza before the youth killed 20 students at a Connecticut elementary school surrendered his license last year, records show.
Police report: Witnesses said Lanza refused medication

Police report: Witnesses said Lanza refused medication

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Adam Lanza, who killed 27 people in Newtown, Conn., last year, "never took medication" prescribed for a form of autism, a police report released Friday said.
At year's end: Washington Navy Yard massacre tops 2013 shootings

At year's end: Washington Navy Yard massacre tops 2013 shootings

The year began with Americans still stunned and angered by the late 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary and ended with them marking the one-year anniversary of the killing of 26 children and staff by a 20-year-old gunman.
CHUCK DEBEVEC, United Press International
At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

2013 was a year of milestones and horror: the election of a new pope, the birth of a future king and horrific terrorist attacks in Algeria, Kenya and the United States.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International

Colorado student shooting victim in coma

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Colorado student Claire Davis was comatose and the high school where she was shot at point-blank range will remain closed for the year, officials said.

Sandy Hook anniversary brings up gun-violence issue

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- News of a school shooting in Colorado was brought up this weekend by people in Connecticut who marked the anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre.

Gun reform advocates renew push on anniversary of Newtown shootings

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Advocates seeking reform in the nation's gun laws say they have reminded Washington lawmakers they don't intend to let the issue fade away.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
By United Press International

Student shoots self after opening fire in Colorado high school

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A shotgun-wielding student injured two fellow students at a suburban Denver high school Friday, then killed himself, Sheriff Grayson Robinson said.

Most Americans practice charitable giving, poll indicates

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The families of the victims of the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., ask Americans to do something charitable to mark the one-year anniversary of the incident.
National Cathedral hosts vigil marking year since Newtown massacre

National Cathedral hosts vigil marking year since Newtown massacre

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The Washington National Cathedral Thursday hosted a vigil commemorating the one-year anniversary of the school shootings in Newtown, Conn.
Families of Sandy Hook massacre victims set up website

Families of Sandy Hook massacre victims set up website

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut gathered Monday to announce the creation of a website in their memory.
Newtown anniversary commercial hits the airwaves

Newtown anniversary commercial hits the airwaves

Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Newtown commercial marking anniversary of Sandy Hook Elementary shooting December 14 hits the air with gun control message.
Evan Bleier
Newtown 911 tapes released

Newtown 911 tapes released

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Nearly a year after 26 students and staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School were cut down in one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, the tapes of the emergency phone calls have been released to the public.
Gabrielle Levy
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