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The home of Nancy and Adam Lanza  December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut.   (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Firm Offers To Demolish Newtown Shooter’s Home For Free

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – Newtown’s first selectwoman says a construction company with ties to the town has offered to demolish at no cost the home of school shooter Adam Lanza. The News-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1EnyfE0 ) […]

02/18/2015

Sandy Hook School memorial. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Charity Creator Charged With Defrauding Donors To Newtown Foundation

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A man who created a charity to benefit those affected by the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested on allegations that he took most of it […]

02/17/2015

Sandy Hook School memorial. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Panel Urges More Gun Control, Mental Health Changes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A panel tasked with developing recommendations to prevent tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is calling for new gun control measures, detailed safety standards for school buildings and a […]

02/12/2015

Wilfrido Cardenas Hoffman (Courtesy federal prosecutors)

Man Sentenced For Making Threatening Newtown Calls

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man accused of making phone threats to Newtown residents in the days after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings has been sentenced. Wilfrido Cardenas Hoffman gets a year and a […]

02/12/2015

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission (Courtesy The Connecticut Network)

26 Victims or 27? Newtown Panel Considers Role Of Lanza Mom

A Connecticut panel developing a report on the Newtown massacre is debating whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter’s mother.

01/30/2015

File photo of guns. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Maker Gets Newtown Lawsuit Moved To Federal Court

Gun maker Remington has moved a lawsuit by families of those shot in the Sandy Hook school massacre from state to federal court, where at least one expert says it has less chance of succeeding.

01/22/2015

National Shlooting Sports Foundation National Shlooting Sports Foundation (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Asks NSSF To Support Smart Guns

A group of clergy went to the Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation today, to ask the organization to help bring smart guns to the market.

01/15/2015

newtown shooting wrongful death suit

Families Of Two Newtown Victims Sue Town And School Board

The wrongful death lawsuit alleges security measures at the Connecticut school were not adequate.

01/12/2015

Ana Marquez-Greene (Courtesy Marquez-Greene family before Governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission)

Newtown Victim’s Mom Speaks Out Against Gun Violence

The mother of a first-grader killed in the Newtown school shooting rampage spoke out against gun violence Sunday on the second anniversary of the massacre, saying it has broken the hearts of other mothers across the country.

12/15/2014

(DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Sandy Hook Parents To File Wrongful Death Suits

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Court documents indicate that the parents of several of the children killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting intend to file wrongful death lawsuits. Probate court records show that parents of […]

12/09/2014

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