Newtown Connecticut

Home of Adam Lanza, Newtown shooter. (AP Photo)

Newtown gunman apparently called radio in 2011

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The man who carried out the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre apparently called a radio station a year earlier to discuss the 2009 mauling of a Connecticut woman by a […]

01/16/2014

This photo taken May 10, 2013 shows Cody Wilson holding what he calls a Liberator pistol that was completely made on a 3-D-printer at his home in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American Statesman, Jay Janner)

Congress renews undetectable gun ban for decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Narrowly beating a midnight deadline, Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport detection machines. But Republicans blocked an effort to toughen the restrictions — […]

12/09/2013

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

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

This Dec. 14, 2012 aerial file photo shows Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Newtown residents relieved by school’s demolition

  NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Neighbors of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school where 20 children and six adults were shot dead last year are expressing relief as workers tear down parts of it. Demolition of […]

10/25/2013

(George Jepsen - AP Photo)

Order sought for Newtown gunman’s school records

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s attorney general wants a judge to order Newtown school officials to release the records of the gunman who killed 26 people at an elementary school, including 20 first-grade students. Attorney […]

08/24/2013

Musician Harry Connick, Jr. (AP Photo)

Harry Connick Jr. writes song for Newtown victim

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Harry Connick Jr. has written a song in honor of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting. Connick this week released the song “Love Wins,” dedicated to Ana Grace […]

06/14/2013

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

Is Newtown ready to laugh? Comedy benefit hopes so

(AP) – In comedy, timing is everything. Less than six months after a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators inside Sandy Hook Elementary School, Treehouse Comedy Productions plans to put on a show at […]

05/28/2013

Neil Heslin

Father of Sandy Hook victim faces criminal charges

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man whose 6-year-old son was among those killed in the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre was scheduled to appear in Connecticut Superior Court Wednesday on larceny and other charges. Neil […]

05/08/2013

(AP Photo)

2 men dead at Quebec day care, children safe

GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) — A man fatally shot another man then killed himself at a day care center in Quebec on Friday, prompting authorities to evacuate the children as terror-stricken parents and guardians scrambled to retrieve their kids.

04/05/2013

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