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Newtown victim’s animal shelter dream turning real

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – 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 and designed business […]

07/06/2014

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States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As state officials across the country grapple with how to prevent mass killings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and near the University of California, Santa Barbara, […]

07/06/2014

Friends and family including many students from Jonathan Law High School attend a memorial service at the First United Church of Christ in Milford Conn., for Maren Sanchez who was killed at the school Friday April 25, 2014. The 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school Friday, and police were investigating whether a boy attacked her after she turned down an invitation to be his prom date. (AP Photo/The New Haven Register, Peter Casolino)

School stabbing suspect is under psych evaluation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A teenager charged with stabbing a fellow high school student to death on the day of their junior prom is being held in a hospital under psychiatric evaluation where he will […]

04/26/2014

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

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

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