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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer

    Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer
    Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home. That would be naive. There have been two gun-related incidents in my...
  • Gun can transform dispute into homicide

    Gun can transform dispute into homicide
    Sunday is the second anniversary of the Newtown massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Thousands of children and teens die each year from gun violence. That's roughly equivalent to a Newtown massacre every three days. The presence of...
  • Small, But Positive Steps Toward Healing

    Small, But Positive Steps Toward Healing
    Parents of children murdered in Newtown two years ago stressed two points to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission last month. First, they are grateful for the outpouring of love that followed the 2012 tragedy. And second, there is no way that they are, in...
  • Sandy Hook Two Years Later: Where Is The Aid Going?

    Sandy Hook Two Years Later: Where Is The Aid Going?
    At a recent meeting of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, the mother of one of the 20 children killed two years ago said trying to get help has been at best confusing, and at worst impossible, for many families. "It is absolutely...
  • Families of Newtown massacre victims plan lawsuits

    Families of Newtown massacre victims plan lawsuits
    Parents of almost half the young children killed by a gunman at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, two years ago on Sunday have taken initial steps toward filing lawsuits tied to one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. For a...
  • Remembering Newtown Two Years Later

    Remembering Newtown Two Years Later
    HARTFORD — They filled a small chapel in this city to pray for peace on a day when quiet reflection across the state trumped candlelight vigils on town greens to mark two years since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. You...
  • Families of Newtown victims sue maker and sellers of Adam Lanza's gun

    Families of Newtown victims sue maker and sellers of Adam Lanza's gun
    The families of several victims killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the gun Adam Lanza used to kill 26 people, 20 of them children, according to a law firm representing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State's Pakistani Community Condemns School Attack In Peshawar

    State's Pakistani Community Condemns School Attack In Peshawar
    HARTFORD — About 100 people gathered outside the state Capitol on cold and breezy night Wednesday to share their grief and anger over the Taliban's killing of 141 students and staff in an attack earlier this week on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan....
  • UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years

    UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years
    MILFORD — Before a Superior Court judge sentenced William Dong to two years in prison Friday, the former University of New Haven student had a chance to explain why he brought rounds of ammunition and firearms — including an illegal Bushmaster...