Police investigated an alleged bomb threat in Montclair and an incident in West Caldwell; other districts increased security and reevaluated policies.
North Jersey schools have been barraged by threats and rumors in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., prompting some districts to increase security and reevaluate safety procedures. In Essex County, police and school officials investigated an alleged bomb threat at Montclair High School and an incident at James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell the week after the Newtown shootings. On Monday, a James Caldwell HS student was removed after school officials learned the boy kept a list of eight names —believed to be fellow students —in a notebook. Parents of the students named in the notebook were notified, school officials said. On Tuesday, a bomb threat found on Twitter evacuated Montclair High …
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg will ask Congress to approve a ban on ammunition magazines of more than 10 rounds. Do you agree with his proposed bill?
Monday, December 17, 2012
In the wake of the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced plans to reintroduce high-capacity magazine ban legislation in the 113th Congress. Lautenberg’s bill, the Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act, would prohibit the manufacture and sale of ammunition magazines with a capacity of more than 10 rounds. It also would ban ammunition magazines that could be readily converted to accept more than 10 rounds. “In light of yet another horrific shooting tragedy, it is clearer than ever that there is no place in our communities for deadly high-capacity gun magazines and I will keep working to pass my bill to reinstate the ban on them,” Lautenberg said in a statement. “If we don't pass a high-capacity …