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Edmund Town Hall in Newtown. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Victim Privacy Task Force Approves Final Report

The legislature’s Victim Privacy and Public’s Right to Know task force approved it’s final report Friday in a 15-2 vote.

01/24/2014

Sandy Hook Elementary School, exterior of building (Courtesy Connecticut State Police)

Newtown Gunman’s Father Meets With Conn. Official

The father of the gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting has agreed to help an investigatory commission obtain his son’s school and medical records, the commission’s chairman said Friday.

01/24/2014

Mark Barden, Nicole Hockley (Courtesy WBZ Television, Boston)

Newtown Parents Supporting NH Gun Check Bill

Family members of two children killed in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are expected to testify at a legislative committee hearing on a bill that would expand gun background checks in New Hampshire.

01/21/2014

Dr. Joseph Erardi (Southington schools)

Erardi Tabbed To Lead Newtown Schools

Newtown’s Board of Education selected a new superintendent at a meeting Friday night, choosing long-time leader of Southington schools, Dr. Joseph Erardi.

01/18/2014

(Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Commission Tackles Autism Issues

The state commission looking into issues surrounding the Sandy Hook School massacre in Newtown plans to hear from experts in autism spectrum disorders.

01/17/2014

Only $30,000 of the $103,000 taken in by the 26.4.26 Foundation has been accounted for. (Getty Images)

$70,000 In Newtown Donations Missing

Charity co-founder who was in charge of finances has disappeared.

01/14/2014

Nedwtown Action Alliance

Newtown Group To Protest Gun Industry Foundation

A group supporting tougher gun laws is planning a protest outside the headquarters of the gun industry’s national trade association and lobby organization in Newtown, where 20 first-graders and six adults were killed at a school more than a year ago.

01/13/2014

(EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Commission To Discuss School Safety

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s commission reviewing the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown is meeting to discuss possible school safety recommendations. The panel is scheduled to convene on Friday. […]

01/10/2014

File photo (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Commission Seeks More Information About Newtown Gunman

By SUSAN HAIGH   Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Members of a state commission reviewing the Newtown school massacre say they still need more information and documentation about the shooter and his mental health […]

01/05/2014

A photo of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting perpetrator Adam Lanza. (Courtesy Western Connecticut State University)

Despite Files, Sandy Hook School Shooter Remains An Enigma

Adam Lanza was fascinated with chimpanzees because of their capacity for empathy, but could show little or none himself.

12/28/2013

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