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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

A Fox Lane High School English teacher who allegedly exchanged online messages with a “medium” about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has filed a suit against the district for firing him following an FBI and police investigation into his mental health. (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

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

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

$70,000 In Newtown Donations Missing

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

01/14/2014

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