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Some Newtown residents say in a new survey that they want the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter's home torn down and the property turned into a park or nature preserve.  DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Residents Want Sandy Hook Gunman’s House Torn Down

Some Newtown residents say in a new survey that they want the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter’s home torn down and the property turned into a park or nature preserve.

04/02/2014

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Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, Inc. Releases Report on Findings of Public Input

While many residents surveyed by volunteers of the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation continue to express high degrees of anxiety, fear, and stress, it has also become evident that efforts to raise funds to assist these individuals with ongoing counseling are challenged to maintain the level of fundraising required to cover the related costs.

04/01/2014

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

Conn. Bill Expands Worker’s Compensation Law

The Newtown Police officer who hasn’t returned to work since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre because of post-traumatic stress disorder is asking lawmakers to expand Connecticut’s worker’s compensation law to cover the condition.

03/11/2014

The New Yorker, March 17, 2014 (Courtesy The New Yorker)

Sandy Hook School Shooter’s Dad: ‘You Can’t Get Any More Evil’

The father of Connecticut school shooter Adam Lanza says in his first public comments about the massacre that what his son did couldn’t “get any more evil” and he wishes his son hadn’t been born.

03/10/2014

Friends of Chase Kowalski (Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Of Sandy Hook Shooting Victim Visits S.C.

Becky Kowalski wiped tears from her eyes as the crowd at Winthrop stood and cheered to honor and remember her 7-year-old son, Chase, who died in the Newtown, Conn., massacre in December 2012.

03/01/2014

XL Center (Photo Credit: Tristano Korlou/WTIC Photo)

XL Center, Newtown School Receive Bond Funds

Funding for more than $31 million in improvements to the XL Center arena in Hartford has been approved by the State Bond Commission.

02/28/2014

File photo of some of the memorial trinkets left in memory of the victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Official: Charitable Giving After Newtown Chaotic

Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection commissioner says despite the chaotic and splintered nature of the charitable giving following the Newtown school shooting, there was minimal outright fraud.

02/28/2014

File photo of a police dog. (credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Boughton Seeks Standard Training For Conn. Guards

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is urging Connecticut lawmakers to require standardized training for security personnel protecting public schools.

02/18/2014

Singer Scotty McCreery (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

Former American Idol Helping Newtown Charity

A former American Idol is lending his name to one of the many charities that have sprung up following the December 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.

02/09/2014

File photo (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

School Shootings Continue Despite Safety Emphasis

Despite increased security put in place after the massacre at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012, there’s been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings.

02/03/2014

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