Sandy Hook Elementary School
Site work has begun for construction of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School replacing the building in Connecticut where 20 children and six staff members were fatally shot nearly two years ago.
Volunteers and relatives of Dawn Hochsprung gathered in Watertown on Sunday to dedicate the playground in her honor.
According to Monroe Police Lt. Brian McCauley, the school was evacuated as a precaution after the threat was called in at 9:30 a.m.
Area residents were shocked Friday, after vandals not just stole a memorial to a child lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, but also called a victim’s mother and taunted her.
The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation received more than 1,600 responses to the survey it released Monday on town residents’ unmet needs in the wake of the shooting that killed 20 first graders and six educators.
The new school will be built on the same site as the former Sandy Hook Elementary School. Groundbreaking begins this summer and the plan is to open the school in the fall of 2016.
In his most extensive comments, the father of Newtown gunman Adam Lanza said what his son did couldn’t “get any more evil” and he now wishes his son had never been born.
The group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it’s time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.
A federal judge has upheld Connecticut’s gun control law enacted last year following the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Education officials named Joseph Erardi Jr. as the new superintendent of Newtown public schools.
Authorities in Connecticut and Tennessee are investigating a charity that raised money it said would go to those affected by the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut’s attorney general confirmed Tuesday.
The charity’s founder said Friday that only $30,000 of the $103,000 donated was used for the foundation’s purpose.
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.
Judge William Skretny rejected arguments that the law’s bans on large-capacity magazines and the sale of some semi-automatic rifles violate Second Amendment rights.
The planned release Friday of thousands of pages of police documents from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown could shed additional light on the world of the 20-year-old gunman.