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.
Sen. Chris Murphy has characterized Republicans who have resisted new gun laws as “gun control Darwinists.”
Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that were released Wednesday show town dispatchers urged panicked callers to take cover, mobilized help and asked about the welfare of the children as gunshots could be heard at times in the background.
A Connecticut gun manufacturer that is opening a plant in Horry County will be hiring 30 workers in January.
Demolition crews have torn down about half of the elementary school in Connecticut where a gunman killed 26 people last year.
Newtown voters have accepted a $50 million grant from the state of Connecticut to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of last year’s school massacre.
Parents of some of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December joined the Massachusetts governor and Boston Mayor as a Massachusetts legislative committee considered a gun control measure.
Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town.
$7.7-million was distributed today to families of people killed at the Sandy Hook elementary school, to wounded educators, and to children who saw the shooting.
Members of a new task force charged with recommending to state lawmakers how to balance victim privacy under Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission with the public’s right to know met for the first time on Thursday, acknowledging they face a challenging job.