Elementary school

Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since shooting

MONROE, Conn. (AP) — The youngsters who survived the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary returned to class Thursday for the first time since the shooting rampage, settling in at their old, familiar desks but in a different school in a different town.

01/03/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School

New school for Newtown students renamed Sandy Hook

MONROE, Conn. (AP) — Sandy Hook Elementary School parent Vinny Alvarez says he took advantage of an open house at his daughter’s new school to thank a teacher who helped protect her class from a rampaging gunman.

01/02/2013

State Police respond to shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut.

Remains of Conn. gunman claimed for burial

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The body of the man who killed 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school has been claimed for burial.

12/30/2012

LA gun buy back

LA gun buyback collects more than 2,000 weapons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A one-day gun buyback program in Los Angeles brought in 2,037 firearms.

12/27/2012

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

Mementos to be used to build permanent memorial

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — All of the countless mementos that are arriving in Newtown, Conn., paying tribute to the 20 children and six adults killed at an elementary school, will be used to make a permanent memorial.

12/26/2012

(Photo credit: No Toy Guns)

Anti-toy gun campaign re-launched after tragedy

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A crusade against toy guns that began in 1987 is being re-launched following the elementary school shooting in Connecticut that left dozens dead.

12/26/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School

School officials look to have Sandy Hook kids back in class on 1/3

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — As the community of Newtown, Conn., marks one week since the deaths of 20 children in their classrooms, school officials are looking to getting Sandy Hook students back into class, in a refurbished school in a neighboring town.

12/21/2012

(AP Photo)

Parents hesitant about NRA armed schools proposal

MIAMI (AP) — The reactions of parents, teachers and school administrators ranged from hesitation to anger on Friday after a proposal by the nation’s largest gun-rights lobby to put an armed police officer in every school.

12/21/2012

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

A glimpse of some of Newtown’s victims

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn’t get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life’s work in those little ones.

12/20/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School

New school to re-create the old for Newtown pupils

Monroe, Conn. (AP) — When the children who survived a shooting that killed 20 of their classmates return to school in a different building, they’ll find things just as they left them Friday, down to the water bottles and boxes of crayons on their desks.

12/19/2012

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