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  • 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...
  • New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities

    New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities
    In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that they said could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life. But Adam was angry and anxious,...
  • Newtown to demolish home of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza

    Newtown to demolish home of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza
    Officials in Newtown, Conn., voted Wednesday to demolish the home that Nancy Lanza shared with her son, Adam, before he killed 20 first-graders and six adults in a 2012 shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The 12-member Newtown...
  • Animals and humans sometimes kill their young -- the question is why

    Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
  • Targeting assault weapons again

    Targeting assault weapons again
    The 1994 federal law banning "assault weapons" was a high point of the gun control movement and Bill Clinton's presidency. Signing the bill, he said it was the beginning of "our effort to restore safety and security to the people of this country." But...
  • Raze The House Where Mass Killer Lanza Lived

    Raze The House Where Mass Killer Lanza Lived
    It's unfortunate to have to get rid of an apparently perfectly good piece of real estate. But the Newtown Legislative Council was right to vote to tear down the home where Sandy Hook School killer Adam Lanza lived. As one neighbor put it, the...
  • Newtown Votes To Raze Lanza Home

    Newtown Votes To Raze Lanza Home
    NEWTOWN — Officials in Newtown voted Wednesday night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The vote by the Newtown Legislative Council approved a proposal by the board...
  • Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February

    Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February
    HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission's report on expanding police response, the role of high-capacity weaponry, school security, and mental health will be submitted to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in February, panel chairman Scott Jackson said...
  • Hospital Or Jail -- Connecticut Mental Illness Care Lacking

    Hospital Or Jail -- Connecticut Mental Illness Care Lacking
    As someone who was involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment seven times in four years and served six years at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, I know every angle of commitment. The times I was taken to the hospital were like kidnappings;...
  • Sandy Hook families sue Newtown, schools, citing lax security

    Sandy Hook families sue Newtown, schools, citing lax security
    Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, alleging security measures at the school weren't adequate. The wrongful-death lawsuit served on...