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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

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

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

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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

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

This undated identification file photo provided Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., shows former student Adam Lanza, who authorities said opened fire inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, killing 26 students and educators. (AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University, File)

Newtown shooter is described as isolated in youth

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A portrait of a highly isolated young man with disruptions in his education is emerging as a state office investigating the Newtown shooter seeks the release of his school records. […]

08/26/2013

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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

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