Two mothers whose children survived the attack came up with the idea after each had their nails painted green at a local salon as a way to cope with their grief.
The toxicology tests were conducted as part of Adam Lanza’s autopsy by Connecticut’s chief medical examiner.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society said it chose the slain educators to receive its Citizen Honors Medal, the highest award it gives to a civilian, after receiving dozens of nominations for their actions during the shooting.
The Newtown, Conn., school that became a slaughterhouse in December has been closed ever since the shooting that killed 20 6- and 7-year-olds and six adults.
Newtown officials are meeting to debate what to do with the Sandy Hook Elementary School building where 20 first-graders and six educators were gunned down in a December massacre.
It’s all part of an overall proposal outlined by Gov. Chris Christie last week to strengthen existing gun control laws in New Jersey and target the root causes of mass violence in response to the Dec. 14 mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.
New emails have surfaced from the mother of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza, revealing her anxiety about health issues and her son’s fascination with violence.
Following a respectful and at times somber debate, the Senate voted 26-10 in favor of the bill crafted by leaders from both major parties in the Democratic-controlled legislature.
With an announcement of sweeping proposals to curb gun violence, Connecticut lawmakers said they are hoping to send a message to Congress and other state legislators across the country: A bipartisan agreement on gun control is possible.
Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.
Adam Lanza’s shocking attack took place 11 days before Christmas, and search warrants show his mother was going to give him a gift — of yet another gun — to add to his arsenal of firearms, knives and swords
The group co-founded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg also organized Thursday’s “National Day To Demand Action” against gun violence.
The annoyance of a telemarketer’s phone call has quickly turned to dismay in Newtown. The controversial calls were made by the National Rifle Association.
A lawyer earlier this year withdrew a claim to sue the state for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor of the Dec. 14 school massacre. However, attorney Irving Pinsky said he might refile.
Alissa Parker, mother of 6-year-old Emilie Parker, said she wanted to meet with Adam Lanza’s father to tell him “something” she needed to get out of her system.
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