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Critics Furious Over Online Game Re-Enacting Sandy Hook Massacre

An uproar of criticism has erupted following the release of a new online video game that allows players to re-enact the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre in Newtown, Conn.

11/20/2013

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

Demolition Of Old Sandy Hook Elementary Will Be Kept Private

Contractors demolishing the old Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have been ordered to sign confidentiality agreements forbidding public discussion of the site.

10/15/2013

A handwritten sign reads 'Pray for Newtown' following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School December 15, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gun Groups Reschedule ‘Guns Save Lives Day’ Originally Planned For Newtown Shooting Anniversary

The groups now say they’ll hold the event Dec. 15, the day after the anniversary of one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. Organizers note that the day after the anniversary is national Bill of Rights Day.

10/15/2013

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

Woman To Be Sentenced For Running Bogus Newtown Charity

A woman who posed as the aunt of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre will be sentenced next week.

10/12/2013

Pictures of the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown are seen on artificial flowers at a roadside memorial - Dec. 20, 2012 (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Parents Of Newtown Victims Among Those On Panel To Decide On Possible Memorial

Twelve people were sworn in Monday evening as members of the commission that will evaluate whether, how and where a permanent memorial should be built. The town has received many proposals, but the process is expected to take years.

10/08/2013

Photos of Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sits at a small memorial near the school. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Bell Honoring Sandy Hook Victims Stolen From L.I. Playground

A bell dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was stolen from a playground on Long Island this weekend.

09/29/2013

Band Around Newtown Police Badge (credit: CBS 2)

Lead Sandy Hook Shooting Investigator Appeals Decision To Release 911 Tapes

The state Freedom of Information Commission on Wednesday ruled unanimously in favor of The Associated Press, which sought access to records withheld by investigators.

09/26/2013

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)

Conn. Panel To Decide Whether To Make Sandy Hook 911 Calls Public

The full nine-member Freedom of Information Commission is holding a hearing Wednesday afternoon before issuing its final decision.

09/23/2013

Benjamin Wheeler

Newtown Massacre Victim Ben Wheeler, 6, Honored With Street Name In Queens

A street in Queens was renamed Saturday to honor a little boy killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.

09/07/2013

Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

Armed Police Officers Coming To Some Westchester County Schools

Some schools in Westchester County will have armed officers when students return to class next week.

09/04/2013

Sandy Hook School

Newtown Marches On As Large Crowds Attend Annual Labor Day Parade

Unlike previous years, Monday’s annual Labor Day parade in Newtown, Conn., featured no sounds of sirens or musket fire.

09/02/2013

Benjamin Wheeler

Queens Street Renamed After Sandy Hook School Shooting Victim

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.

08/30/2013

The courtyard at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. (credit: newtown.sandyhook.schooldesk.net)

Hunt Is On For Sandy Hook Time Capsule

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.

08/28/2013

A pair of angel wings and balloons stand after being offered at a makeshift shrine to the victims of a elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.  (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Panel Will Decide How To Allocate Funds Collected In Wake Of Sandy Hook School Shooting

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.

07/11/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy looks up after signing a gun-control bill April 4, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut (Photo by Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Some Conn. Gun Control Provisions To Go Into Effect Monday

Beginning Monday, people can begin applying for new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition. Such credentials will eventually be required to buy ammo, rifles and shot guns.

06/30/2013

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