Friday, May 24 2013 8:09 PM EDT2013-05-25 00:09:02 GMT
Biomedical Research Foundation has decided to move forward with a plan to operate and manage LSU Hospitals in Shreveport and other cities in Louisiana. More >>
Biomedical Research Foundation has decided to move forward with a plan to operate and manage LSU Hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana.More >>
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WFSB) -
Eyewitness News has confirmed that the governor of Connecticut is heading to Washington D.C. to talk with Vice President Joe Biden on Friday about ways of reducing gun violence in the country.
The meeting between Biden and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to occur sometime Friday afternoon and discussion is to focus on ways to curb gun violence.
On Dec. 14, Adam Lanza, 20, shot and killed his mother as she slept in her bed. He then traveled the few miles to Sandy Hook Elementary School, where he proceeded to shoot out a security window, make his way into the building and kill 20 children and six adults.
Following the shooting, Biden was put in charge of a task force on gun control and it made recommendations that there be bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Malloy has previously praised the national call to action on gun violence by the president and Biden and even sent a letter to Biden with recommendations on reducing gun violence. He also talked to the president when he visited Newtown for an interfaith vigil after the shooting.
The governor has recently established a 16-member Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, which will review school safety, gun control laws and regulations and mental health issues.
The commission, which will be led by Chairman Scott Jackson, who is the mayor of Hamden, will release its initial report on March 15.
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Friday, May 24 2013 10:59 AM EDT2013-05-24 14:59:20 GMT
(CNN) – Brad Pitt has become one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood the last two decades. But the actor said recognizing other people's faces has always been a problem. In an Esquire interview,More >>
In an Esquire interview, Brad Pitt said he was convinced he suffered from "face blindness."More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:24 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:24:18 GMT
Concealed weapon permits are popular certain parts of Louisiana, though some of locations may surprise you. Louisiana Department of Public Safety officials gave a report to state legislators detailingMore >>
Concealed weapon permits are popular in certain parts of Louisiana, though some locations may surprise you.More >>
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."More >>
The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him....More >>