Final Playground In Honor Of Newtown Victims OpensVolunteers and relatives of Dawn Hochsprung gathered in Watertown on Sunday to dedicate the playground in her honor.
Sandy Hook Elementary School Evacuated, Kids Sent Home Following Bomb ThreatAccording to Monroe Police Lt. Brian McCauley, the school was evacuated as a precaution after the threat was called in at 9:30 a.m.
Broadway Takes Newtown: Proceeds From 2 New Musicals Benefit 12.14 FoundationYou don't have to go to the Great White Way to see great musical theater.
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.
Stolen Playground Signs Returned To Families Of Newtown Massacre VictimsTwo 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.
Man Who Thinks Newtown Massacre Was A Hoax Charged With Stealing Memorial SignsA 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.
Connecticut Lawmaker Opposes Efforts To Limit Access To 911 TapesSenate Majority Leader Martin Looney says he opposes efforts to limit public access to emergency 911 tapes, despite recommendations from a task force created after the Newtown school massacre.
Neighbors Shocked By Theft From Playground For Sandy Hook Victim, Taunting Call To Her MomArea 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.
Newtown Community Group Sees Long-Term Mental Health NeedsThe Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation received more than 1,600 responses to the survey it released Monday on town residents' unmet needs in the wake of the shooting that killed 20 first graders and six educators.
'Cop Sync' System Could Greatly Reduce Police Response Time During School EmergenciesKeeping 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.
Construction To Begin This Summer On New Newtown Elementary SchoolThe new school will be built on the same site as the former Sandy Hook Elementary School. Groundbreaking begins this summer and the plan is to open the school in the fall of 2016.
Shop Owner Who Sold Rifle To Nancy Lanza Faces Sentencing On Unrelated ViolationThe 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.
Peter Lanza, Father Of Sandy Hook Shooter Adam, Wishes Son Was Never BornIn his most extensive comments, the father of Newtown gunman Adam Lanza said what his son did couldn't "get any more evil'' and he now wishes his son had never been born.
Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Continued Call For Stronger Gun LegislationThe group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it's time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.
Expert To Newtown Massacre Commission: No Link Between Autism, ViolenceAn 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.