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Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Construction To Begin This Summer On New Newtown Elementary School

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.

03/24/2014

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Sandy Hook Fundraiser, $70K In Donations Sought By Authorities

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.

01/14/2014

Sandy Hook Elementary School - Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

911 Dispatchers Urged Sandy Hook Elementary School Callers To Take Cover

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.

12/04/2013

Connecticut State Police walk near the scene of the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

911 Tapes From Newtown Rampage To Be Released Wednesday

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.

12/02/2013

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman Who Posed As Victim’s Aunt, Ran Newtown Fundraising Scam Gets 8-Month Sentence

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.

10/15/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmakers Want Federal Funds To Tear Down, Rebuild Sandy Hook

Newtown, Conn. officials decided last week to tear down and rebuild Sandy Hook Elementary School.

05/16/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Adam Lanza Had No Drugs, Alcohol In His System During Newtown Massacre

The toxicology tests were conducted as part of Adam Lanza’s autopsy by Connecticut’s chief medical examiner.

05/13/2013

One Fund Boston administrator Ken Feinberg. (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

One Fund Boston Administrator Praises Giving Spirit Of Public, Discusses Difficult Job Ahead

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.

04/25/2013

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) speaks next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference on January 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Murphy Demands Action On Gun Control In Maiden Speech On Senate Floor

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.

04/10/2013

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)/Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Issues Pro-Gun Control Ad Campaign, Spars With NRA Chief

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.

03/24/2013

Newtown High School Athletics logo (credit: newtown.nhs.schooldesk.net/)

Coach Recounts ‘Cinderella’ Story As Newtown HS Basketball Team Pulls Out Upset

Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team has given the grieving Connecticut town something to cheer about.

03/05/2013

Donated toys in Newtown, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Kids Pick Out Donated Gifts Sent To Newtown Following Shooting Rampage

The families directly affected by the Newtown tragedy had the first pick of the donations.

02/25/2013

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / credit: Westchester County)

Westchester Launches Safety Initiative Bringing Law Enforcement, Educators Together

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.

02/20/2013

SWAT team members canvas the neighborhood where the Newtown school massacre killer lived with his mother on Dec. 14, 2012. (Photo: CBS 2)

Conn. School Safety Panel Recommends Increased Security Measures

But the panel said the state should not mandate specific staff-to-student ratios of social workers, school psychologists or other mental health professionals.

02/20/2013

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