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Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

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  • 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...
  • 26 victims or 27? Newtown panel debates how to acknowledge shooter's mother in report

    A Connecticut panel developing a report on the Newtown massacre debated Friday whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter's mother, a woman who has been faulted for contributing to the tragedy by fostering her son's...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Why Must Society Accept Untreated Mental Illness?

    Why Must Society Accept Untreated Mental Illness?
    The families of nine people killed in the Newtown school massacre filed a lawsuit Monday. The suit charged Bushmaster Firearms International, Camfour Inc. and Riverview Gun Sales with wrongful death in the 2012 tragedy that left 20 children and six...
  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman. At the time, a bill...
  • Teachers Union President To Visit Newtown

    Teachers Union President To Visit Newtown
    American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten will meet with Newtown teachers Tuesday to discuss how schools have been addressing issues that arose in the wake of the Dec. 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting.  Weingarten and AFT...
  • 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...
  • 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...