Sandy Hook Elementary School
The state Freedom of Information Commission on Wednesday ruled unanimously in favor of The Associated Press, which sought access to records withheld by investigators.
After the Dec. 14 massacre at Newtown, Cerberus Capital Management said it would sell Freedom Group, the company that makes the Bushmaster .223 rifle used in the rampage.
The full nine-member Freedom of Information Commission is holding a hearing Wednesday afternoon before issuing its final decision.
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.
Monday’s onslaught at a single building at the highly secure Navy Yard unfolded about 8:20 a.m. in the heart of the nation’s capital, less than four miles from the White House and two miles from the Capitol.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The drill at Liberty Middle School is designed to test the response of a dozen law enforcement agencies to a situation similar to last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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.
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.
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.