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Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Newtown Officer Retires After Police SUV Crash

A veteran Newtown police officer placed on administrative leave after a collision has retired.


Police stand with grieving residents following a shooting December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. At least 26 people, including 20 young children, were killed when a gunman assaulted the school and another body was found dead at a second linked crime scene, police said.  Police spokesman Lieutenant Paul Vance told reporters that the attacker killed 20 children and six adults, including someone that he lived with, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  The gunman also died at the scene, and a 28th body was found elsewhere.
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Newtown Officer Suffering PTSD Won’t Be Terminated

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Town officials have decided not to fire a police officer who hasn’t returned to work since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School because of post-traumatic stress disorder. Thomas Bean, 38, […]


7 calls from inside Sandy Hook Elementary will be released. (Getty Images)

$1.5M Federal Grant For Newtown Aid

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced a $1.5 million grant to reimburse agencies that supported Newtown in the immediate aftermath of last year’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Holder […]


File photo of police outside Sandy Hook School. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Police Plan Review Of Response To Shooting

Newtown’s police department will review its response to last year’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the police chief, who said a report this week by the lead investigator showed his officers acted properly.


Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Newtown Cop With PTSD Facing Termination

Officials in Newtown have notified police officer Thomas Bean that he could be fired. Bean, a 12-year veteran, was off-duty when the Sandy Hook shooting happened just less than a year ago and responded to […]


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Newtown Home Invasion Being Investigated

Newtown police as well as state police are investigating a reported home invasion at 31 Berkshire Rd. that happened just before 9 a.m. Tuesday. They’re apparently looking for a dark-colored vehicle in connection to the […]


File photo of police outside Sandy Hook School. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Police Union Seeks More Help For Newtown Officers

Some of the police officers who responded to the elementary school shooting in Newtown are so traumatized they haven’t been working, but they have to use sick time and could soon be at risk of going without a paycheck, a union official said Wednesday.