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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Newtown 911 calls released; fear, desperation heard in voices

    NEW YORK — "Newtown 911, what's the location of your emergency?" The voice on the other end shook with fear. "Sandy Hook school," the woman said. "I think there's somebody shooting in here." It was the first call received by police in Newtown,...
  • If They'd Followed The Law On The 911 Tapes ...

    What if authorities had followed state law and released the Newtown 911 calls when they were requested by the Associated Press, shortly after Adam Lanza's horrific shooting spree on Dec. 14? That's been the practice after other mass homicides. Police in...
  • Heart And Heroism On The Newtown 911 Calls

    Heart And Heroism On The Newtown 911 Calls
    The 911 calls from Sandy Hook Elementary School to Newtown police on that horrible day have finally been released. They reveal great courage. These are remarkable tapes that speak to the professionalism of emergency personnel suddenly thrown into a...
  • NU Fundraising Email Reveals Ugly Politics

    Northeast Utilities Chairman, President and CEO Thomas May, a Massachusetts resident, is a successful executive with appalling instincts who made an ugly assault on decency in September. The wealthy executive used the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre...
  • Join To Honor Those Lost At Sandy Hook

    Nearly a year ago, our state was confronted by an act of confounding evil. For many of us, the emotions we felt that day and in the days after are still raw, as if the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School happened only a moment ago. Of course, no...
  • Gun violence prevention group puts Md. in top tier

    Gun violence prevention group puts Md. in top tier
    Maryland has vaulted into the top tier of states with strong laws to prevent gun violence as a result of legislation pushed by Gov. Martin O'Malley, according to a leading group that advocates for restrictions on access to firearms. The Brady Campaign...
  • Newtown Tragedy The Focus Of Two Hartford Exhibits

    Newtown Tragedy The Focus Of Two Hartford Exhibits
    While the 26 people who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings were the most heartbreaking victims of that day of violence, they weren't its only victims. Survivors and town residents struggled for normalcy, and a safe place after the...
  • California has toughest gun control laws in country, study finds

    SACRAMENTO -- California has the toughest gun control laws in the nation, receiving an A- grade in a state-by-state analysis by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, officials said Monday. In the year...
  • Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe

    Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
  • A Year After Newtown Shootings, Hollywood Resists Scrutiny of Media Violence

    When President Obama spoke on the campus of DreamWorks Animation last month, his only note of admonishment to Hollywood came when he mentioned gun violence, in which he said that "we have got to make sure we are not glorifying it." He mentioned that in...
  • Prayers, calls for action mark vigil for Sandy Hook victims

    Prayers, calls for action mark vigil for Sandy Hook victims
    WASHINGTON — Solemn moments of prayer and the singing of hymns contrasted with calls for political action during a vigil at the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday, almost a year after 20 children and six adults were gunned down at the Sandy...