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Community Foundation Delays Hearing On Distribution of Money For Sandy Hook Families

The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, is delaying public hearings on distributing money donated for those affected by the Sandy Hook School shootings.

05/06/2013

File photo of Erica Lafferty, left. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Newtown Families: We’ll Keep Fighting For Gun Law

Some families who lost loved ones in December’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school say they are very disappointed by the Senate’s defeat of expanded background checks for gun sales and vow to continue their fight.

04/21/2013

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Police Union Fights For Expanded Trauma Coverage For First Responders

The police union that represents the officers who responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is still hoping to change Connecticut’s law and extend workers’ compensation benefits to first responders who’ve suffered mental illness after experiencing a traumatic event like the December massacre.

04/20/2013

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Mile 26 Of Boston Marathon, Site Of Explosions, Was Dedicated To Newtown Families

The 26th Mile Marker of the Boston Marathon, which included the location of the second explosion this afternoon, had previously been dedicated to the victims o the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting.

04/15/2013

File photo of a memorial for the victims of the Newtown shooting. (credit: Getty Images)

Newtown Parents Back Study For Clues To Violence

The parents of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting are seeking answers about what could lead a person to commit such violence.

04/15/2013

President Obama (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

At University Of Hartford, President Calls For Congressional Vote On Gun Control

President Obama praised Connecticut’s recent gun control legislation Monday in a speech at the University of Hartford, and assured Congress he’s as “determined as ever” to honor the children killed in Newtown with tougher gun laws.

04/08/2013

File photo of a supporter at a rally for safer gun control laws following the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Motive Remains Unclear In Newtown School Shooting

Newly released search warrants in the Newtown school shooting have revealed that gunman Adam Lanza’s home was packed with weapons and ammunition, but the documents do not shed any new light on what could have driven him to massacre 20 children and six educators inside an elementary school.

03/29/2013

File photo of some of the damage in Long Island as a result of Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Sandy Was Second-Costliest Hurricane In US History

Superstorm Sandy was the deadliest hurricane in the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation’s history, according to a report released Tuesday.

02/12/2013

File photo of Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (credit: Getty Images)

No Specific Newtown Shooting Funds In Malloy’s Budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s new budget does not set aside new funds specifically earmarked to boost school security measures or mental health programs in light of the deadly school shooting in Newtown.

02/06/2013

The Sandy Hook Elementary School choir performed before Super Bowl XLVII . (credit: Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Choir, Hudson Delight Super Bowl Crowd

The chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary School was joined by Jennifer Hudson at the Super Bowl in a stirring rendition of “America the Beautiful” on Sunday that had some players on the sideline on the verge of tears.

02/03/2013

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