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Sen. Richard Blumenthal (file / credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Blumenthal Marks 6-Month Anniversary Of Newtown Massacre; WH Meets With Victims’ Families

In his remarks on the Senate floor, Sen. Blumenthal said now that the world is watching, it is important for Congress to act on meaningful gun control legislation.

06/13/2013

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Newtown, Conn. Schools Put On Lockdown After Phone Threat

The school system in Newtown, Conn., was briefly placed on lockdown Monday, after someone made a threatening phone call to a school near the site of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

06/10/2013

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

Conn. Lawmakers Pass Bill To Keep Sandy Hook Photos Private

The negotiated bipartisan legislation came after days of closed-door talks and speculation about whether an agreement could be reached before the Wednesday’s midnight adjournment.

06/05/2013

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New Jersey Lawmakers Give Final Green Light To 3 Gun Control Bills

The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday gave final approval to three gun control bills, sending them to Gov. Chris Christie for his signature.

05/20/2013

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

Conn. Lawmakers Want Federal Funds To Tear Down, Rebuild Sandy Hook

Newtown, Conn. officials decided last week to tear down and rebuild Sandy Hook Elementary School.

05/16/2013

Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Adam Lanza Had No Drugs, Alcohol In His System During Newtown Massacre

The toxicology tests were conducted as part of Adam Lanza’s autopsy by Connecticut’s chief medical examiner.

05/13/2013

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

Newtown Panel Votes Unanimously To Tear Down Sandy Hook Elementary School

The panel had narrowed a list of choices to renovating or rebuilding on the school site or building a new school on property down the street. Each would cost between about $48 million and $60 million.

05/11/2013

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

Meeting Ends With No Decision On Future Of Sandy Hook School

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.

05/04/2013

Children return to school on December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Newtown Residents Reject $72M School Budget That Included Extra Police, Guards

Voters on Tuesday turned down the $72 million school budget by 482 votes and rejected the $39 million town government budget by 62 votes.

04/24/2013

Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Newtown Parents Back Study For Clues To Violence

The couple, however, believes it’s unlikely there ever will be a full answer explaining why a man gunned down 26 people inside the Newtown, Conn., school last year.

04/15/2013

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) speaks next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference on January 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Murphy Demands Action On Gun Control In Maiden Speech On Senate Floor

Sen. Chris Murphy said when he was elected into office in Nov. he never imagined such a terrible tragedy taking place and dictating policy like the massacre in Newtown has. He said the fact that 26 lives were taken in five minutes at Sandy Hook Elementary School cannot be ignored and demand action.

04/10/2013

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

Sandy Hook Fund To Distribute $4 Million To Families

The foundation handling the largest charitable fund set up following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre said Tuesday that it will begin distributing $4 million of that money right away, responding to criticism that it was moving too slowly.

04/09/2013

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

Playground Honoring Sandy Hook, Superstorm Sandy Victims Opens In Sea Bright

The playground that opened Saturday in Sea Bright honors Newtown special education teacher Anne Marie Murphy. Groundbreaking for the Sea Bright playground was on March 1.

04/07/2013

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Connecticut Lawmakers Reach Deal On Gun Control Legislation

Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.

04/01/2013

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School Security Task Force Set Up For Bergen County

Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.

04/01/2013

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