Chilling New 'Back-To-School' PSA Recreates School Shooting As Gun Legislation Debate Rages OnThis public service announcement mimics a typical back to school commercial, but it has a dark twist – as the students use their back to school items during a school shooting.
Court Rules Gun-Maker Remington Can Be Sued Over Sandy Hook ShootingGun control advocates touted the ruling as providing a possible roadmap for victims of other mass shootings to circumvent a long-criticized federal law that shields gun manufacturers from liability in most cases when their products are used in crimes.
CT Supreme Court To Hear Case Against Gun Companies Brought By Newtown FamiliesThe Connecticut Supreme Court is going to hear an appeal from the families of nine Sandy Hook victims and one survivor in their case against the sellers of the AR-15 used in the December, 2012 shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Judge Denies Gunmaker's Motion To Dismiss Sandy Hook Lawsuit A Connecticut state judge has denied a gun company's motion to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by families of some of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting.
Judge Rules Police Do Not Have To Release Adam Lanza's Documents Found After Newtown MassacreJudge Carl Schuman overturned a decision by the state Freedom of Information Commission, which ordered state police to turn over the documents to The Hartford Courant under a public records request.
Conn. Lawmakers Want Tougher Penalties For School ThreatsConnecticut lawmakers are pushing to bring back a bill that would impose harsher penalties on people who make threats against schools.
Sandy Hook Elementary School Library Clerk 'Horrified' By Oregon College ShootingThursday’s mass shooting at a college campus in Oregon was just another stop on a continuum of horror for someone who was at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
First Victory For Newtown Families In Wrongful Death Suit Against Gun MakerJoshua Koskoff, a lawyer for the families, called the judge's ruling "a major setback for the gun industry in their attempt to avoid responsibility for tragedies like Newtown.''
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.
Woman Accused Of Running Bogus Newtown Charity Pleads GuiltyNouel Alba, 37, of the Bronx, pleaded guilty in Bridgeport, Conn., to wire fraud and making false statements, the U.S. attorney's office said.
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.
Obama Hands Over Radio Address To Sandy Hook Mom Urging Gun ReformsPresident 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.