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Child Care Center In Sandy Hook, N.J. Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

Sandy Hook Child Care was evacuated at around 2 p.m. after the threat was made.

09/03/2014

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: NJ Residents Split On Christie Veto Of Gun Legislation

New Jersey residents are split on Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to veto legislation that would have reduced the number of bullets gun magazines can hold.

08/19/2014

Credit: 12.14 Foundation

Broadway Takes Newtown: Proceeds From 2 New Musicals Benefit 12.14 Foundation

You don’t have to go to the Great White Way to see great musical theater.

08/06/2014

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

Newtown Victim’s Dream Animal Shelter Set To Become A Reality

Before she was killed in the Newtown school massacre, 6-year-old Catherine Violet Hubbard raised money from returnable bottles and cans to buy bones for dogs at the pound.

07/05/2014

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Adak, from Sandy Hook, New Jersey on patrol (Tom Sperduto/U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images/FILE)

Fisherman Finds Man’s Body Floating In Ambrose Channel

A fisherman made a gruesome discovery in waters off Sandy Hook, New Jersey.

06/16/2014

The Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the oldest working lighthouse in the country. (Credit: CBS 2)

Centuries Of Tradition At The Shore, Nation’s Oldest Working Lighthouse Turns 250

There is cause to pause and think if you visit the Jersey Shore this summer. The nation’s oldest working lighthouse is there and it is marking its 250th birthday.

06/11/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Stolen Playground Signs Returned To Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims

Two police officers from Herndon, Virginia drove to Connecticut Wednesday, to return signs stolen from playgrounds built to honor two victims of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown.

06/05/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Man Who Thinks Newtown Massacre Was A Hoax Charged With Stealing Memorial Signs

A Virginia man who believes the Sandy Hook school shootings were a hoax has been charged in the theft of two memorial signs in New Jersey and Connecticut – both dedicated to child victims of those shootings.

05/30/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Neighbors Shocked By Theft From Playground For Sandy Hook Victim, Taunting Call To Her Mom

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.

05/09/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Peace Sign Stolen From Conn. Playground Honoring Sandy Hook Victim Grace McDonnell

A 50-pound vinyl peace sign was stolen from a Mystic playground built in memory of one of the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre.

05/08/2014

A new emergency notification system could save lives and reduce response time during school shootings. (Credit CBS 2)

‘Cop Sync’ System Could Greatly Reduce Police Response Time During School Emergencies

Keeping kids safe at school is a challenge for administrators everywhere and it has some looking beyond the traditional 911 system to new cutting edge, potentially life saving, technology.

03/25/2014

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

Shop Owner Who Sold Rifle To Nancy Lanza Faces Sentencing On Unrelated Violation

The owner of a gun shop that legally sold a rifle to the Newtown school shooter’s mother is facing sentencing for unrelated federal firearms violations.

03/23/2014

Sandy Hook Boat Accident

1 Person Hospitalized When Smaller Boat Hits Vessel Near Sandy Hook, N.J.

One person was injured Tuesday afternoon when a boat slammed into a 900-foot vessel on the Atlantic Ocean near the Sandy Hook barrier spit.

03/18/2014

Wind Batters Raritan Bay  (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Fishermen Suing New York City Over Shellfish Beds Allegedly Contaminated During Sandy

The Baymen’s Protective Association says that sewage outflows from wastewater plants crippled by storm contaminated fishing grounds.

01/25/2014

Adam Lanza seen in 2005 at the age of 13. (Credit: CBS News)

Expert To Newtown Massacre Commission: No Link Between Autism, Violence

An expert on Friday told a commission looking into the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre in Connecticut that there is no data linking autism with increased violent criminal behavior.

01/17/2014

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