Presidential medals will be awarded posthumously to the six people who died protecting children at Sandy Hook Elementary School, officials said Tuesday.
Josephine Gay’s mother could not be with her in her final, harrowing minutes inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. She struggles with it every day, but she has taken comfort from learning that Josephine’s aide wrapped her arms and body around her and other children, shielding them from the horror of a rampaging gunman.
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.
Dozens of funeral directors who served or volunteered to help the families of 20 elementary school students and six educators killed in Newtown, Conn., have held an emotional service during which they recalled the shooting and the work they did that December.
Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014.
After her 6-year-old son Noah was killed in the Connecticut school shooting, Veronique Pozner (vehr-oh-NEEK’ POHZ’-nur) has had good dreams, like the time her son told her he was having fun. And she has had nightmares that bring her to tears.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona on Friday visited the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 26 people last month inside an elementary school.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that he is creating an advisory commission to review and recommend changes to state laws and policies in the wake of an elementary school shooting in Newtown that left 20 first-graders and six staff members dead.
The children who escaped last month’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown were welcomed Wednesday to a school in a neighboring town that was overhauled specially for them.
An open house is being held at a repurposed school for students who attended Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown.