Sandy Hook School Shooting
Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming.
A Connecticut Superior Court judge ruled last week that the tapes from the Dec. 14, 2012 massacre should be released to The Associated Press after a lengthy fight over the records that have been withheld by investigators.
Nouel Alba of the Bronx set up a purported funeral fund to raise money for one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December. She claimed 6-year-old Noah Pozner – one of 20 first graders killed in the mass shooting – was her nephew.
Newtown, Conn. officials decided last week to tear down and rebuild Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
The toxicology tests were conducted as part of Adam Lanza’s autopsy by Connecticut’s chief medical examiner.
Kenneth Feinberg was named the administrator of the One Fund Boston. He has previously administered the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, the BP oil spill fund and other disaster relief funds.
Sen. Chris Murphy said when he was elected into office in Nov. he never imagined such a terrible tragedy taking place and dictating policy like the massacre in Newtown has. He said the fact that 26 lives were taken in five minutes at Sandy Hook Elementary School cannot be ignored and demand action.
The gloves were off as Bloomberg sparred with National Rifle Association chief executive officer and executive vice president Wayne LaPierre as the U.S. Senate gears up for debate on the highly contentious issue.
Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team has given the grieving Connecticut town something to cheer about.
The families directly affected by the Newtown tragedy had the first pick of the donations.
The Safer Communities initiative will formally kick off on Feb. 27 at a school safety symposium at SUNY Purchase to bring the two sides together.
But the panel said the state should not mandate specific staff-to-student ratios of social workers, school psychologists or other mental health professionals.
My Sandy Hook Family Fund has cut checks of $40,000 to the victims’ families from donations brought in over the past month and a half.
The state requires schools to hold a lockdown drill as well as a shooting drill twice per year.