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Advocates rally against gun violence on Thursday, Dec. 11. (Credit: CBS2)

Lawmakers, Advocates Call For Stronger Push Against Gun Violence

Just days before the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, New Yorkers joined people in all 50 states for a national day against gun violence.

12/11/2014

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

New Push For Tougher Gun Laws As Newtown Prepares To Mark 2 Years Since Sandy Hook Tragedy

Some supporters of tougher gun laws will be in Washington Wednesday, calling for expanded background checks to prevent gun violence.

12/10/2014

The new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Hook Teachers Worry About Loss Of Mental Health Services

Teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, have told top union leaders in the state and nationally that they are worried what will happen once funding for mental health services runs out by the next school year.

12/02/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Stolen Playground Signs Returned To Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims

Two police officers from Herndon, Virginia drove to Connecticut Wednesday, to return signs stolen from playgrounds built to honor two victims of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown.

06/05/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Man Who Thinks Newtown Massacre Was A Hoax Charged With Stealing Memorial Signs

A Virginia man who believes the Sandy Hook school shootings were a hoax has been charged in the theft of two memorial signs in New Jersey and Connecticut – both dedicated to child victims of those shootings.

05/30/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Neighbors Shocked By Theft From Playground For Sandy Hook Victim, Taunting Call To Her Mom

Area residents were shocked Friday, after vandals not just stole a memorial to a child lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, but also called a victim’s mother and taunted her.

05/09/2014

A pair of angel wings and balloons stand after being offered at a makeshift shrine to the victims of a elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 16, 2012. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Community Group Sees Long-Term Mental Health Needs

The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation received more than 1,600 responses to the survey it released Monday on town residents’ unmet needs in the wake of the shooting that killed 20 first graders and six educators.

04/02/2014

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Construction To Begin This Summer On New Newtown Elementary School

The new school will be built on the same site as the former Sandy Hook Elementary School. Groundbreaking begins this summer and the plan is to open the school in the fall of 2016.

03/24/2014

Cyclists ride from Newtown, Conn. to Washington D.C. on March 8, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Continued Call For Stronger Gun Legislation

The group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it’s time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.

03/08/2014

Adam Lanza seen in 2005 at the age of 13. (Credit: CBS News)

Expert To Newtown Massacre Commission: No Link Between Autism, Violence

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.

01/17/2014

Screen shot of mysandyhookfamily.org

Newtown Families Announce New Joint Website To Honor Victims Of Massacre

Families of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School say they will be lighting candles in the victims’ memory the night before the shooting’s anniversary.

12/09/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School - Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

911 Dispatchers Urged Sandy Hook Elementary School Callers To Take Cover

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.

12/04/2013

Connecticut State Police walk near the scene of the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

911 Tapes From Newtown Rampage To Be Released Wednesday

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.

12/02/2013

The front entrance to Sandy Hook Elementary School after the massacre on Dec. 14, 2012. (Credit: Danbury State's Attorney)

Judge: 911 Tapes From Sandy Hook Massacre Could Be Released Next Week

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.

11/26/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Residents Await Report On Sandy Hook Massacre

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.

11/24/2013

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