Newtown

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

(AP Photo)

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

(AP Photo)

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

Woman at a gun store (AP Photo)

Fearful of ban, frenzied buyers swarm gun stores

NEW YORK (AP) — The phones at Red’s Trading Post wouldn’t stop ringing. Would-be customers from as far away as New York wanted to know if the Twin Falls, Idaho gun shop had firearms in stock.

12/28/2012

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

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

Mittens with a Message 630

Crafters send mittens with a message to Newtown

Imagining the horror for Sandy Hook students when they walk into their new school for the first time, a Connecticut mom is relying on the children’s classic “The Kissing Hand” and the busy fingers of her fellow knitters to ease their way.

12/21/2012

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,185 other followers