HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A state panel is recommending new school security standards in the wake of last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. On Friday, the School Safety Infrastructure Council […]
Some members of a state commission reviewing the deadly Newtown school shooting want more information about the killer’s mental state than what was included in a report released by State’s Attorney Stephen Sedensky.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Town officials have decided not to fire a police officer who hasn’t returned to work since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School because of post-traumatic stress disorder. Thomas Bean, 38, […]
A task force on Tuesday began piecing together a package of recommendations for Connecticut lawmakers on ways to balance the privacy of crime victims with the public’s right to know.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced a $1.5 million grant to reimburse agencies that supported Newtown in the immediate aftermath of last year’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Holder […]
Church bells tolled in Newtown on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the shooting massacre that killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and President Barack Obama called on Americans to help prevent future violence in a radio address on the tragedy.
Members of the Newtown, Conn., community, including the parent of a teacher killed in a school massacre last year, joined a vigil at the National Cathedral to remember those killed by gun violence.
Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won’t lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
Vice President Joe Biden is pledging more funding for mental health as the first anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting approaches.
A year later, inside the big house on Berkshire Road, dolls fill the shelves of a living room and flowers and rainbows decorate a kitchen window, next to a little girl’s name: Avielle.