Tag Archives: Newtown shooting

“Guns Save Lives Day” Slotted For Day After Newtown Anniversary

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Activists have moved a planned nationwide pro-gun rights event from the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings to the day after.

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In the News: Teachers Decline Guns; Santa’s Minions; Red Light Cameras; Floridians Against Different Tuition; Schools Issue Emergency Potties

By on December 20th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:49 am

Lawmaker’s suggestion to arm teachers met with resistance by educators – Some Tampa Bay-area teachers are responding to state Rep. Dennis Baxley’s call to arm the state’s teachers in the wake of the Newtown shooting. “Are you crazy?” asked Joe [...]

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In wake of school shooting, one media ethicist reviews what’s happening in Newtown

By on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm

While Friday’s elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., struck many emotions for people across the United States, the media’s coverage of the shooting faced criticism in some circles. WUFT spoke with Kelly McBride, senior faculty member in ethics, reporting and [...]

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On first day of school after Friday’s shooting, Alachua County schools increase security

By on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:57 pm

Today is the first day back to school after the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., that took the lives of 27 people, 20 of which were children. WUFT’s Catherine Awasthi takes a look at how Alachua County is working [...]

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Small Town Tries To Cope With Unimaginable Tragedy

By Jim Zarroli on December 15th, 2012 | Last updated: December 15, 2012 at 8:47 am

Newtown, Conn. is the kind of place where the biggest thing that happens is the Labor Day parade. Now, that peace has been shattered and residents are trying to make sense of what happened after a gunman opened fire in an elementary school, killing at least 20 children and six adults.

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Interview with Dan Katz, WSHU morning producer, on the Newtown shooting

By on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 10:21 am

WUFT’s Donna Green-Townsend spoke this afternoon with Dan Katz, morning producer in WSHU in Fairfield County, Ct., and former WUFT producer.

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North Central Florida politicians react to Connecticut shooting, possible gun legislation

By on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:14 am

Dennis Baxley and Chuck Chestnut offer their thoughts on Friday’s Connecticut shooting and possible increased gun control measures that could result.

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