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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

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

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