Newtown Families Seek To Reinstate Lawsuit Against Gun MakerThe families of some of the victims killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting are trying to reinstate their wrongful-death lawsuit against the company that made the semiautomatic rifle used in the massacre.
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit By Newtown Families Against Gun MakerA Connecticut judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Remington Arms, the maker of the semiautomatic rifle used by the shooter in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Proposal: Families Of Newtown Victims Would Split $1.5MTwo lawsuits claim Nancy Lanza failed to properly secure her legally owned Bushmaster AR-15 rifle and gave access to her son who she knew was mentally ill,
Survivors Of Unspeakable Tragedies Tell Stories Of Heroism, Courage To N.J. StudentsA school in New Jersey recently brought together a unique group of survivors -- from World War II to the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting.
Newtown Victims' Parents Say Need Still UnmetParents of two children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School say the needs of some victims' families are still unmet nearly two years after the shooting.
Newtown Commission To Discuss School SafetyThe Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is scheduled to convene for the first time since state police released about 7,000 pages of documents stemming from the investigation into the Dec. 14, 2012 shooting.
1 Year After Newtown School Shooting, Biden To Boost Mental Health ServicesThe Obama administration has made mental health a focus of efforts to reduce gun violence. Relatives of the victims will be at the White House for the announcement Tuesday.
Newtown Police Officer Traumatized By Sandy Hook School Shooting Could Be FiredOfficer Thomas Bean, a 12-year department veteran, was off-duty when 20-year-old Adam Lanza walked into the school and gunned down six educators and 20 first-graders on Dec. 14, 2012.
Parents Of Newtown Victims Among Those On Panel To Decide On Possible MemorialTwelve 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.
Group From Newtown Urges Hedge Fund To Stop Funding Assault Rifle ManufacturerAfter the Dec. 14 massacre at Newtown, Cerberus Capital Management said it would sell Freedom Group, the company that makes the Bushmaster .223 rifle used in the rampage.
Newtown Marches On As Large Crowds Attend Annual Labor Day ParadeUnlike previous years, Monday's annual Labor Day parade in Newtown, Conn., featured no sounds of sirens or musket fire.
Lawmaker Wants Video Game Makers To End Deals With Gun ManufacturersConnecticut House Speaker Brendan Sharkey said the popular video game, "Call Of Duty," features the Bushmaster AR-15 semi-automatic rifle - the same assault weapon used by Adam Lanza in the Sandy Hook assacre that left 20 first graders and six educators dead.
Panel Will Decide How To Allocate Funds Collected In Wake Of Sandy Hook School ShootingThe 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.
Monetary Distributions To Newtown Victims, Families On HoldThe Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, which is overseeing more than $11 million, postponed public hearings with the victims' families planned for Tuesday and Wednesday.
6 Educators Killed In Newtown Massacre Awarded Medals Of HonorThe Congressional Medal of Honor Society said it chose the slain educators to receive its Citizen Honors Medal, the highest award it gives to a civilian, after receiving dozens of nominations for their actions during the shooting.