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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces School Security Grants; Expert Wants Anti-Bullying Funds

Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.

09/19/2013

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 Activists Respond To Navy Yard Shooting

Activists from Newtown, Conn., where 26 people were fatally shot last December, are headed to Washington to again lobby for gun control a day after 12 people were killed in a shooting rampage in the capital.

09/17/2013

84th MLB All-Star Game

Newtown Students Take To Citi Field With Mets Players

Newtown, Conn., was the scene of a horrific school shooting last year, but on Sunday, a group of middle school students from the town experienced something dreams are made of.

09/16/2013

Benjamin Wheeler

Newtown Massacre Victim Ben Wheeler, 6, Honored With Street Name In Queens

A street in Queens was renamed Saturday to honor a little boy killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.

09/07/2013

A Wall Township police cruiser. (Credit Wall Township Police Department)

Officials: Investigation Revealed Specific Threat Against N.J. School

A student at a Jersey Shore elementary school will likely face charges in connection with an alleged plot against his fellow students.

09/06/2013

Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

Armed Police Officers Coming To Some Westchester County Schools

Some schools in Westchester County will have armed officers when students return to class next week.

09/04/2013

Sandy Hook School

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

Benjamin Wheeler

Queens Street Renamed After Sandy Hook School Shooting Victim

A street in Queens will be renamed in honor of Benjamin Wheeler, 6, who was gunned down inside his classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012.

08/30/2013

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

Starbucks coffee logo (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

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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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