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Newtown Union Leader to Speak at Teachers Memorial

The leader of the Newtown, Connecticut teachers’ union is speaking at the dedication of the Memorial to Fallen Educators in Emporia, Kansas.

06/12/2014

A mourner displays a program for the funeral of slain teacher Victoria Soto. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

First Soto Scholarships Awarded

The family of a first-grade teacher killed in the 2012 massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School has awarded the first scholarships from a fund set up in her memory.

05/29/2014

Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Newtown Officer Retires After Police SUV Crash

A veteran Newtown police officer placed on administrative leave after a collision has retired.

05/25/2014

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Looney Will Also Oppose Conn.’s 911-Tape Limits

Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney says he opposes efforts to limit public access to emergency 911 tapes, despite recommendations from a task force created after the Newtown school massacre.

05/10/2014

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Show Denied Permission to Film at Fairfield Hills

Newtown officials have turned down a request from the SyFy television show “Ghost Hunters” to film an episode on the campus of the former Fairfield Hills psychiatric hospital.

04/30/2014

Some Newtown residents say in a new survey that they want the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter's home torn down and the property turned into a park or nature preserve.  DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Residents Want Sandy Hook Gunman’s House Torn Down

Some Newtown residents say in a new survey that they want the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter’s home torn down and the property turned into a park or nature preserve.

04/02/2014

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Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, Inc. Releases Report on Findings of Public Input

While many residents surveyed by volunteers of the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation continue to express high degrees of anxiety, fear, and stress, it has also become evident that efforts to raise funds to assist these individuals with ongoing counseling are challenged to maintain the level of fundraising required to cover the related costs.

04/01/2014

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

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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

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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

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