Gun maker Remington has moved a lawsuit by families of those shot in the Sandy Hook school massacre from state to federal court, where at least one expert says it has less chance of succeeding.
Officials in Newtown, Connecticut have voted to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The commission is working to close loopholes and build safer schools and communities going forward.
A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report on his mental health and educational history.
In his most extensive comments, the father of Newtown gunman Adam Lanza said what his son did couldn’t “get any more evil” and he now wishes his son had never been born.
An expert on Friday told a commission looking into the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre in Connecticut that there is no data linking autism with increased violent criminal behavior.
The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is scheduled to convene for the first time since state police released about 7,000 pages of documents stemming from the investigation into the Dec. 14, 2012 shooting.
The planned release Friday of thousands of pages of police documents from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown could shed additional light on the world of the 20-year-old gunman.
A week from Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The town, still traumatized by the mass killing, is officially asking the world to stay away.
Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming.
A Connecticut Superior Court judge ruled last week that the tapes from the Dec. 14, 2012 massacre should be released to The Associated Press after a lengthy fight over the records that have been withheld by investigators.
The state’s Freedom of Information Commission ruled in September that the recordings should be provided to The Associated Press, but State’s Attorney Stephen Sedensky III asked for a stay while he appeals that order.
The prosecutor who led the investigation into the Newtown school shooting says it did not determine a motive for the Dec. 14 attack.
Nearly a year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., many have been anticipating a report outlining the events of that tragic day.
The office of the chief state’s attorney said Friday the report will not include the entire evidence file, which runs hundreds of pages.