Sandy Hook

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

Newtown Panel Votes Unanimously To Tear Down Sandy Hook Elementary School

The panel had narrowed a list of choices to renovating or rebuilding on the school site or building a new school on property down the street. Each would cost between about $48 million and $60 million.

05/11/2013

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, December 16, 2012. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Monetary Distributions To Newtown Victims, Families On Hold

The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, which is overseeing more than $11 million, postponed public hearings with the victims’ families planned for Tuesday and Wednesday.

05/07/2013

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

Meeting Ends With No Decision On Future Of Sandy Hook School

The Newtown, Conn., school that became a slaughterhouse in December has been closed ever since the shooting that killed 20 6- and 7-year-olds and six adults.

05/04/2013

Sandy Hook, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Hook Beach Area Reopens More Than Six Months After Sandy

Gates to the Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook opened Wednesday morning to accommodate anglers.

05/01/2013

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.

04/29/2013

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

NewtownStrong Boston Marathon T-Shirt (credit: NewtownStrong Fund Facebook Page)

Victims Of Newtown Massacre Ran In Boston Marathon To Honor Their Own Dead

An update posted on the group’s Facebook page said all members crossed the finish line before the explosions went off.

04/15/2013

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

Obama Hands Over Radio Address To Sandy Hook Mom Urging Gun Reforms

President Barack Obama was not heard this week for his weekly radio address; he instead turned it over to the mother of one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims, who advocated for a tighter gun restrictions.

04/13/2013

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

Kelly And Schumer On Gun Control

Gun Control Supporters Speak Out, With Senate Deal Reportedly Near

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) was joined by NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly on Sunday afternoon to call on Congress to pass gun control measures including universal background checks.

04/07/2013

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

Playground Honoring Sandy Hook, Superstorm Sandy Victims Opens In Sea Bright

The playground that opened Saturday in Sea Bright honors Newtown special education teacher Anne Marie Murphy. Groundbreaking for the Sea Bright playground was on March 1.

04/07/2013

Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs new gun control bill into law on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Dannel Malloy Signs Sweeping Conn. Gun Control Bill Into Law

Malloy signed the bill at a ceremony Thursday alongside family members of some of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, several hours after it won approval in the General Assembly.

04/04/2013

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Connecticut Lawmakers Reach Deal On Gun Control Legislation

Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.

04/01/2013

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School Security Task Force Set Up For Bergen County

Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.

04/01/2013

Mayors Against Illegal Guns logo (credit: mayorsagainstillegalguns.org)

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Out With New Ad Featuring Newtown Families

The group co-founded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg also organized Thursday’s “National Day To Demand Action” against gun violence.

03/28/2013

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