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SC company apologizes for ad with Newtown photo

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A South Carolina company that has installed protective window coverings at the U.S. Capitol and other buildings around the world is apologizing for an email advertisement that used a photo of […]

01/31/2014

Dec. 14, 2013: A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn., on the one-year anniversary of the shootings. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Police release documents on Newtown massacre

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut released thousands of pages of documents Friday from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown, which could shed additional light on the world of the […]

12/27/2013

Family members representing fourteen of the twenty-six victims from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting address the media, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Newtown asks for privacy, kindness on 1-year mark

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown officials asked for privacy and joined victims’ families Monday in calling for people to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting by performing acts of kindness […]

12/09/2013

Members of the media pick up a cd containing recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Danbury, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

911 calls show anguish and tension in Conn. school

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As gunfire boomed over and over in the background, a janitor begged a 911 dispatcher to send help, saying, “There’s still shooting going on! Please!” A woman breathlessly reported seeing a […]

12/04/2013

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Newtown 911 dispatcher urged callers to take cover

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Recordings released Wednesday of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers urged panicked callers to take cover, mobilized help and asked about the welfare of the […]

12/04/2013

Teacher leads kids away from shooting

Newtown to release 911 calls from school shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year’s school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press. […]

12/04/2013

This image contained in the "Appendix to Report on the Shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School and 36 Yogananda St., Newtown, Connecticut On December 14, 2012" and released Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, by the Danbury, Conn., State’s Attorney shows a scene at 36 Yogananda St., where gunman Adam Lanza lived with his mother in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/Office of the Connecticut State's Attorney Judicial District of Danbury)

Newtown report renews focus on role of Lanza’s mom

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As Adam Lanza withdrew from the world into his bedroom, the only person he appeared to be close to was his mother, who cooked his favorite meals, did his laundry daily […]

11/26/2013

Teacher leads kids away from shooting

Police took nearly 6 minutes to enter Conn. school

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre indicates that nearly six minutes passed between the arrival of the first Newtown police officer and the time local officers entered the […]

11/25/2013

In this Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, file photo provided by the Newtown Bee, a police officer leads two women and a child from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. A prosecutor is planning to release a report on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, but the public will have to wait longer for the Connecticut state police’s full accounting of the crime. (AP Photo/Newtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) :

Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A prosecutor is planning to release a report on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but the public will have to wait longer for the Connecticut State Police’s […]

11/24/2013

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Judge seeks to hear Conn. 911 calls before ruling

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge said Friday that he wants to hear the 911 recordings from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting before ruling whether they can be released to the media. […]

11/08/2013

The new Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is loaded on to a trailer from the property of the Vargoshe family in Shelton, Conn., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Connecticut Post, Brian A. Pounds)

Conn. sending Christmas tree to Rockefeller Center

  SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — A 76-foot Norway spruce is joining thousands of other Connecticut commuters as it heads to work in midtown Manhattan. For the second time in six years, the city of Shelton […]

11/07/2013

Central Connecticut State University senior David Kyem, 21, son of CCSU geography professor Peter Kyem is seen outside a campus building in New Britain, Conn. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Central Connecticut State University)

Student who set off Conn. lockdown arrested again

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The student who set off a lockdown at Central Connecticut State University when he arrived on campus wearing an apparent Halloween costume that included a sword and a BB handgun has […]

11/05/2013

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