Sandy Hook Elementary School

Newtown families ask panel to shield 911 tapes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre are telling members of a Connecticut panel they don’t want the 911 tapes from that day released to the public. […]

10/30/2013

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

Newtown, Conn., to keep school razing under wraps

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — When the old Sandy Hook Elementary School is demolished, building materials will be pulverized on site and metal will be taken away and melted down in an effort to eliminate nearly […]

10/15/2013

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

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

Newtown school shooter’s father selling Conn. home

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of Newtown elementary school shooter Adam Lanza is selling his home in Stamford. The Stamford Advocate reports that Peter Lanza’s house in the city’s well-to-do Westover section has an […]

08/05/2013

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

Newtown students to receive college scholarships

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Four graduating seniors from Newtown High School will receive college scholarships to help them pursue careers in education. The money is coming from the “We are Newtown” charity, which was formed […]

06/10/2013

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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NRA calls for armed police officer in every school

(AP) – The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”

12/21/2012

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