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Families Of Sandy Hook Massacre Victims Settle Lawsuits For $1.5 MillionThe families of more than a dozen victims of the 2012 Newtown school shooting will split $1.5 million under settlements of lawsuits filed against the estate of the gunman's mother.
Anniversary Of Sandy Hook Shooting Falls On School Day For First TimeMonday marks the third anniversary of the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Appeals Court Upholds NY, Conn. Bans On Certain Guns, Large Capacity MagazinesThe 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan found core parts of the laws did not violate the Second Amendment because there was a substantial relationship between bans on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines and the "important - indeed, compelling - state interest in controlling crime.''
First Victory For Newtown Families In Wrongful Death Suit Against Gun MakerJoshua Koskoff, a lawyer for the families, called the judge's ruling "a major setback for the gun industry in their attempt to avoid responsibility for tragedies like Newtown.''
Stratford School Dedicated In Honor Of Slain Newtown TeacherA Connecticut school is being dedicated in honor of a teacher who died in the Newtown school massacre.
Proposal: Families Of Newtown Victims Would Split $1.5MTwo lawsuits claim Nancy Lanza failed to properly secure her legally owned Bushmaster AR-15 rifle and gave access to her son who she knew was mentally ill,
Ceremony Marks Construction Progress At Sandy Hook Elementary SchoolConstruction of the new school, which is being paid for with a $50 million state grant, began in March.
Country Music Star Tim McGraw Slammed By Gun Rights Groups Over Sandy Hook ConcertTim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a Connecticut concert to benefit a Sandy Hook group, responding to critics who call it a gun control fundraiser.
Cyclists Ending 4-Day Journey From Sandy Hook Elementary School To WashingtonThe group -- dubbed Team 26 -- said the trip is to honor the victims and promote legislation aimed at curbing gun violence.
Newtown Gun Control Advocates' Annual Ride Makes Pit Stop In New JerseyThe third annual ride will end at the steps of the Capitol in Washington.
Newtown Advocates Begin Annual Bike Ride To Washington D.C.Advocates of tougher measures on gun control are kicking off a third annual bike ride from Newtown to Washington.
Connecticut Home Of Sandy Hook School Shooter Adam Lanza DemolishedThe 2-acre lot where the 3,100-square-foot house once stood in a leafy, suburban neighborhood will be left as open space under a plan approved by town officials.

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