Sandy Hook School Shooting
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.
Authorities say all the weapons obtained through the program will be destroyed.
They’re wrapping Christmas gifts for surviving siblings, and they’re raising money to help cover whatever expenses the victims’ families might need.
Marriage therapist Paula Levy recalled Monday that during about 10 two-hour sessions, Nancy and Peter Lanza were respectful of each other and concerned about their son’s needs.