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President Barack Obama chats with Jay Leno during a break while recording an interview on the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno" at the NBC Studios in Burbank, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Leno Cancels Gun Show Appearance After Pressure From Anti-Gun Groups

Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno cancels an appearance at a gun show after being pressured by anti-gun groups.

11/20/2014

A makeshift memorial erected outside Sandy Hook Elementary School two days after the Dec. 14, 2012 attack. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor: Connecticut To Reach Out To Newtown Kin

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state will “do another round of outreach” to the families of the Newtown school shooting victims to see if their needs are being met.

11/19/2014

The Walk Bridge in Norwalk. Photo from state Department of Transportation report.

State Approves Money for New Sandy Hook School, Walk Bridge

The state Bond Commission today approved $5-million for planning work and design costs of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

11/19/2014

File photo of Newtown High School in 2013. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Newtown High School Target Of Social Media Threat

Visitors have been barred from Newtown High School for the afternoon after school officials discovered a threat on social media.

11/11/2014

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Sandy Hook Panel To Hear From 2 Victims’ Parents

A panel created to develop policy recommendations in the wake of the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School is expected to hear Friday from the parents of two children who were killed.

10/24/2014

Sandy Hook Elementary School (Photo by Connecticut State Police via Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Elementary School Students Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Sandy Hook Elementary School has been evacuated and students will be sent home after a bomb threat was called into the school.

10/01/2014

Sandy Hook Elementary School (Photo by Connecticut State Police via Getty Images)

Newtown Selectwoman Wants Study of Town Response

Newtown’s first selectman is recommending the state conduct a full after-action study to find out what worked and what didn’t in her town’s response to the December 2012 school shooting.

09/12/2014

Police and ambulance, on December 14, 2012, at the scene from the aftermath of a school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that brought police swarming into the leafy neighborhood, while other area schools were put under lock-down, police and local media said. At least 26 people, including 20 young children, were killed when a gunman assaulted a US primary school on Friday 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.   -    AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT        (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Considers Regional Emergency Dispatch

Two volunteers researching whether to establish regional emergency dispatch for Newtown have found it can increase public safety and save money.

09/09/2014

Sandy Hook Elementary School (Photo by Connecticut State Police via Getty Images)

Union Chief: Teachers Felt Rushed After Newtown

The president of the local teachers union says his members felt rushed back to the classroom after the 2012 mass shooting in Newtown.

08/15/2014

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Sandy Hook Teacher Signs Book Deal

NEW YORK (AP) _ A Connecticut teacher who helped save students’ lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has a book deal. G.P. Putnam’s Sons announced Tuesday that “Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Your […]

07/29/2014

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