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Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

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  • Newtown panel urges more gun control, mental health changes

    A panel tasked with developing recommendations to prevent tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is calling for new gun control measures, detailed safety standards for school buildings and a new focus for the state's "fragmented and...
  • Plan for fence at Adams Elementary School draws protest

    Plan for fence at Adams Elementary School draws protest
    Tempers flared Thursday night at a meeting about a proposed fence at Adams Elementary School, with opponents of the plan brandishing placards outside the Costa Mesa school and a teacher accusing protesters of throwing a "tantrum." A bone of contention:...
  • Eric Holder: Gun lobby 'simply won' by killing Sandy Hook reforms

    Eric Holder: Gun lobby 'simply won' by killing Sandy Hook reforms
    The inability to enact new gun safety laws after the Sandy Hook school shooting ranks as "the single failure" of his tenure, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said in a televised interview. "The gun lobby simply won, you know?" Holder said in an interview...
  • No Added Prison Time For Man Who Brought Guns To UNH Campus

    No Added Prison Time For Man Who Brought Guns To UNH Campus
    HARTFORD — Shaken by the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy and a violent break-in at his aunt's home, a crime he compared to the 2007 Cheshire home invasion, William Dong turned to firearms for protection, his public defender said Thursday....
  • For first time, Mount Dora police patrol schools

    For first time, Mount Dora police patrol schools
    MOUNT DORA — The students call him "RoboCop." But Officer Frank Smith, towering over them at 6 foot 1 in a Mount Dora High School hallway, doesn't mind. The Mount Dora officer of four years asks a passing student where he is supposed to be. The...
  • Gun Maker Gets Newtown Lawsuit Moved To Federal Court

    HARTFORD (AP) — Gun maker Remington has moved a lawsuit filed against it by families of those shot in the Sandy Hook school massacre from state to federal court, where at least one expert says it has less chance of succeeding. Nine families sued...
  • Cooperate, for safety

    Sometime this year, if the statistical projections prove accurate, firearm deaths will surpass automobile accidents as the leading killer of Americans younger than 25. That strikes us as an astounding shift, one owed as much to safer cars and changing...
  • Venezuelan Guilty Of Hoax Calls To Newtown Families Following Sandy Hook Tragedy

    Venezuelan Guilty Of Hoax Calls To Newtown Families Following Sandy Hook Tragedy
    HARTFORD - A Venezuelan citizen pleaded guilty in Hartford to threatening Thursday in scores of telephone calls he made to people in Newtown after disturbed gunman Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people two years ago, including 20 first graders at Sandy...
  • Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law

    Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law
    The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normally...
  • Labor Committee Public Hearing Agenda Takes Shape

    Labor Committee Public Hearing Agenda Takes Shape
    The legislature's labor committee met Thursday and agreed to hold public hearings on about a dozen issues, including a measure to prohibit workplace bullying and a proposal to bar employers running credit checks on job applicants. Also on the committees...
  • Niles 2014 in review: controversy, development, law changes

    Niles 2014 in review: controversy, development, law changes
    This year, the village of Niles saw a number of controversies, new developments and some law changes that are poised to affect the village for years to come. VIDEO GAMBLING At the beginning of the year, the village was poised to overturn its ban on...