NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ General Electric Co. has donated $15 million to Newtown, Conn., to build and operate a community center. Town officials said Monday that following the shooting deaths last December of 20 children […]
As the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, the massacre that helped spark a national gun control debate also generated another trend – record-setting fundraising by the National Rifle Association.
The Obama administration had pledged to issue a final mental health parity rule as part of an effort to reduce gun violence. Officials said they have now completed or made significant progress on 23 executive actions that were part of a plan announced in response to the school massacre in Newtown.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut prosecutor is asking a court to block the release of 911 recordings from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting as he seeks the reversal of an order from […]
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 […]
Analysis of the Newtown, Conn. shooting on Dec. 14 of last year showed how quickly Twitter topics can change. On the day of the shooting, sentiment and sympathy for the victims made up one-third of the conversation. But by Dec. 17, gun control, President Obama, mental health issues and the shooter doubled in focus.
The prosecutor leading the investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is asking a Connecticut court to stay an order by the Freedom of Information Commission to release 911 tapes from last year’s shooting.
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A private charitable fund created to help pay for the mental health care of first responders, teachers and other workers affected by the mass shooting at […]
The leader of the board that governs Newtown, Conn., says it will not host any townwide events to mark the anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
A former Newtown man charged with killing his wife in 1984 has been found guilty, three years after her skeletal remains were found under a barn floor on their former property.