Newtown

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

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Education Department giving Newtown $1.3 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — Schools in Newtown, Conn., will receive $1.3 million in federal aid to recover after the shootings that left 26 students and educators dead last year. Education Secretary Arne Duncan planned to announce […]

05/23/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Newtown board mulls plans for Sandy Hook school

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Town officials met Friday night to discuss whether to renovate or rebuild the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December or build a new […]

05/04/2013

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

Arsenal of weapons found in Newtown gunman’s home

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Warrants released in the investigation of the Newtown school shooting reveal that an arsenal of weapons including guns, a gun safe with shotgun shells, a bayonet and several swords were found in the home of the gunman.

03/28/2013

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Newtown residents upset about NRA robocalls

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Some residents of the Connecticut community devastated by December’s school shooting said they’re outraged over robocalls they’ve received from the National Rifle Association.

03/25/2013

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Thousands run to help Sandy Hook shooting victims

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Organizers say a 5K to benefit the victims and others affected by the Newtown school shooting has raised more than $438,000.

03/24/2013

Robbie Parker, father of Emilie Parker - victim of Newtown, CT shooting. (AP Photo)

Parents of Newtown victim met with killer’s father

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – The parents of one of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre met with the gunman’s father for more than an hour in an effort to bring some closure to the tragedy, asking questions about his son.

03/21/2013

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

Volunteers in Newtown hand-writing thank you notes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents of Newtown, Conn., are working to archive and respond to cards letters of condolence received following December’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school.

02/24/2013

The 55th Grammy Awards (2013)

Newtown kids to be featured on Grammy preshow

(AP) — A group of children from Newtown, Conn. who recently recorded a version of “Over the Rainbow” are preparing for a live appearance during Sunday’s Grammy Awards broadcast.

02/05/2013

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Glendale wants gun show ban on city property

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Reacting to the Connecticut school shooting massacre, the city of Glendale has decided to draft a law banning gun shows on city-owned property.

01/23/2013

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Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

WASHINGTON (AP) — Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades.

01/16/2013

The Advocate of Stamford

Conn. paper runs gun show ad aside Newtown article

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The Hearst Connecticut Media Group is apologizing because one of its newspapers ran an ad for an antique gun show next to an article about the Newtown school shooting.

01/03/2013

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