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The courtyard at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. (credit: newtown.sandyhook.schooldesk.net)

Hunt Is On For Sandy Hook Time Capsule

As the deadline to tear down the school draws near, officials are looking for former students who might remember exactly where the time capsule was buried.

08/28/2013

Sandy Hook School

Sandy Hook Elementary Students Return To School For New Year In New Town

The Sandy Hook Elementary School students are being bussed to the neighboring town of Monroe, where a former middle school was renovated for them shortly after the shootings.

08/27/2013

FILE -- A women fires a handgun  (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Enfield, Conn. Schools To Be Staffed With Armed Guards

Enfield Police Chief Carl Sferrazza said each retired officer has decades of police experience and was given a physical and psychological exam before being hired as school security.

08/26/2013

"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

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Starbucks Gun Rallies Draw Ire Of Newtown Group

Gun rights groups are staging “Starbucks Appreciation Day” to voice their approval of the coffee chain’s stand supporting gun owners who wish to openly display their weapons.

WCBS 880–08/09/2013

Sandy Hook Community Foundation Panel at hearing Thursday night. (credit: CBS 2)

Committee Recommends Breakdown Of $7.7M In Donations For Newtown Victims

The allocation calls for $281,000 to be given to each of the families of the 26 children and school educators killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year.

07/12/2013

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

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Yankees Host Newtown Residents And Honor Victims

The New York Yankees are hosting about 4,000 residents of Newtown, Conn., during their game against the Baltimore Orioles.

07/07/2013

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

Investigators Probe Police Response To Newtown Massacre

Nearly seven months after the Newtown elementary school massacre, investigators have continued to piece together how police responded.

07/07/2013

The six-month anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is marked in Newtown, Conn. - June 14, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Newtown Wants End To Events Related To Massacre

Newtown’s first selectman is asking organizations and individuals to refrain from holding any more special events in the town as it attempts to heal from December’s shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary school.

07/02/2013

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New Connecticut Gun Laws Begin Taking Effect Today

Parts of Connecticut’s law addressing the Newtown school massacre, including the creation of new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition, took effect Monday.

07/01/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy looks up after signing a gun-control bill April 4, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut (Photo by Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Some Conn. Gun Control Provisions To Go Into Effect Monday

Beginning Monday, people can begin applying for new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition. Such credentials will eventually be required to buy ammo, rifles and shot guns.

06/30/2013

Lindsay Knauf takes a picture of a bus bearing some of the over 6,000 names of people killed by gun violence since the Dec., 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on June 14, 2013 in Newtown, Conn.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Apologizes For Calling Boston Bombing Suspect Victim Of Gun Violence

The event is part of the gun-control group’s 25-state “No More Names” tour, which is part of its campaign to build support for legislation to expand background checks for gun buyers.

06/20/2013

Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

New Playground Honors Teacher Killed In Newtown Massacre

A new effort was launched Saturday to remember one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.

06/15/2013

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)

Moment Of Silence, Calls For Action Mark 6 Months Since Newtown

Two sisters of slain teacher Victoria Soto asked the crowd gathered at Edmond Town Hall for a 26-second moment of silence, honoring the 20 children and six adults gunned down at the school on Dec. 14.

06/14/2013

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