Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting
Nearly a year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Americans still overwhelmingly support background checks for gun purchases, a CBS News poll shows.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is calling for houses of worship to mark the first anniversary of the Newtown school shooting by ringing their bells 26 times — once for each of the victims killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association says Newtown police responded rapidly and followed current policy at last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Officer Tom Bean, who has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and placed on long-term disability, fears he 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.
Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra said small-scale demolition is under way at Sandy Hook and the project will take several weeks.
The family of Vicki Soto is hoping to get dozens of people to run through the streets of Statford, Conn., Soto’s hometown, dressed as her favorite bird
Hundreds of children at the school that day survived the shooting, but the horrors have been especially difficult to overcome.
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.
A state assembly already passed a 22-bill gun violence package, but the senate version does not include a 10-bullet limit on ammunition magazines. The state’s current law has a 15-bullet limit.
Three school districts are on board and Nassau BOCES, the agency that coordinates services for Long Island school districts, is hoping all will sign on.
On the one-month anniversary of the Newtown school massacre, an angry sheriff in New Jersey and a heartbroken father of a Virginia Tech shooting victim were calling for a ban on high-capacity magazines and military style assault weapons.
A warehouse is filled with gifts of love from all around the world. The volunteers said they have received enough teddy bears to give two to everyone in the town.
The most powerful gun lobby in the nation, the National Rifle Association, is thumbing its nose at calls for stricter gun control laws. Instead, it says Congress should put an armed guard in every school in America — right now.
Twenty first-graders and six school employees were fatally shot inside the school. Here is a closer look at the victims of the tragedy.