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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

Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

New Playground Honors Teacher Killed In Newtown Massacre

A new effort was launched Saturday to remember one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.

06/15/2013

Dylan Hockley's playground in Westport, Conn., which was built as part of the Sandy Ground Project to remember the 26 victims of the Newtown shooting. (credit: thesandygroundproject.org)

Playground Inspired By Sandy Hook Victim To Open; Groundbreaking Set For Another

The playgrounds are the fourth and fifth being built as part of the Sandy Ground Project: Where Angels Play, an effort spearheaded by the Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association of New Jersey. Most are planned for communities in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut hit hard by Superstorm Sandy, linking the two tragedies that have a name in common.

06/13/2013

A sign near Chalk Hill Middle school greets students from Sandy Hook on December 18, 2012 in Monroe, Connecticut. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Congresswoman Proposes Incentives To Get Donations To Build New School

Under the proposal, defense contractors that make financial or in-kind donations to help rebuild elementary or secondary schools affected by violent or traumatic events would receive preference for Department of Defense contracts.

06/11/2013

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Newtown, Conn. Schools Put On Lockdown After Phone Threat

The school system in Newtown, Conn., was briefly placed on lockdown Monday, after someone made a threatening phone call to a school near the site of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

06/10/2013

Woman aiming gun (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Lawmakers Give Final Green Light To 3 Gun Control Bills

The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday gave final approval to three gun control bills, sending them to Gov. Chris Christie for his signature.

05/20/2013

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