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

Newtown Victims’ Parents Say Need Still Unmet

Parents of two children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School say the needs of some victims’ families are still unmet nearly two years after the shooting.

11/14/2014

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Newtown Commission To Discuss School Safety

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.

01/10/2014

FILE - Vice President Joe Biden (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

1 Year After Newtown School Shooting, Biden To Boost Mental Health Services

The Obama administration has made mental health a focus of efforts to reduce gun violence. Relatives of the victims will be at the White House for the announcement Tuesday.

12/10/2013

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Newtown Police Officer Traumatized By Sandy Hook School Shooting Could Be Fired

Officer Thomas Bean, a 12-year department veteran, was off-duty when 20-year-old Adam Lanza walked into the school and gunned down six educators and 20 first-graders on Dec. 14, 2012.

11/08/2013

Pictures of the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown are seen on artificial flowers at a roadside memorial - Dec. 20, 2012 (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Parents Of Newtown Victims Among Those On Panel To Decide On Possible Memorial

Twelve people were sworn in Monday evening as members of the commission that will evaluate whether, how and where a permanent memorial should be built. The town has received many proposals, but the process is expected to take years.

10/08/2013

In this photo illustration a Rock River Arms AR-15 rifle is seen on December 18, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The weapon is similar in style to the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle that was used during the Newtown massacre (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Group From Newtown Urges Hedge Fund To Stop Funding Assault Rifle Manufacturer

After the Dec. 14 massacre at Newtown, Cerberus Capital Management said it would sell Freedom Group, the company that makes the Bushmaster .223 rifle used in the rampage.

09/24/2013

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Newtown Marches On As Large Crowds Attend Annual Labor Day Parade

Unlike previous years, Monday’s annual Labor Day parade in Newtown, Conn., featured no sounds of sirens or musket fire.

09/02/2013

"Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Wants Video Game Makers To End Deals With Gun Manufacturers

Connecticut House Speaker Brendan Sharkey said the popular video game, “Call Of Duty,” features the Bushmaster AR-15 semi-automatic rifle – the same assault weapon used by Adam Lanza in the Sandy Hook assacre that left 20 first graders and six educators dead.

08/21/2013

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.  (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Panel Will Decide How To Allocate Funds Collected In Wake Of Sandy Hook School Shooting

The distinguished panel is headed by Alan Nevice, a now-retired federal judge, who said Thursday’s meeting will decide how to allocate 70 percent of the funds. Each of the families who lost a family member in the massacre will get an even share of the money.

07/11/2013

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)

Monetary Distributions To Newtown Victims, Families On Hold

The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, which is overseeing more than $11 million, postponed public hearings with the victims’ families planned for Tuesday and Wednesday.

05/07/2013

Mary Sherlach, Lauren Rousseau, Vicki Soto, Mary Anne Murphy, Rachel D'Avino, Dawn Hochsprung (clockwise) all posthumously honored with Citizens Honors Medal from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (credit: Facebook)

6 Educators Killed In Newtown Massacre Awarded Medals Of Honor

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.

05/06/2013

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Emails: Newtown School Shooter’s Mother Feared ‘Self-Destruct’ Genetic Illness

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.

04/08/2013

SWAT team members canvas the neighborhood where the Newtown school massacre killer lived with his mother on Dec. 14, 2012. (Photo: CBS 2)

Conn. Attorney General Speaks Out Against Lawsuits Over Newtown Massacre

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.

03/24/2013

AR-15 Assault Rifle (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sen. Murphy Disappointed Assault Weapons Ban Won’t Be In Federal Gun Bill

Murphy said he applauds statewide efforts in Connecticut to pass tougher gun laws, but adds Congressional action is the only way to make gun control truly effective.

03/20/2013

Gov. Dan Malloy signs  Sandy Hook Workers Assistance Fund bill into law March 12, 2013 (credit: Gov. Malloy Twitter)

Malloy Approves Fund For Sandy Hook First Responders And Workers

The money for the Sandy Hook Workers Assistance Fund is raised privately through citizens and corporations.

03/12/2013

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