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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim

    Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday turned over the deed to 34.5 acres of state land in Newtown to a foundation that will use it for animal sanctuary honoring a victim in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Legislation passed in June...
  • Gun Groups Spend Over $130K Preparing For Battle In Connecticut

    Gun Groups Spend Over $130K Preparing For Battle In Connecticut
    National groups on both sides of the gun control issue have been pouring money into Connecticut this year, hoping to influence the outcome of the first statewide elections since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the firearms...
  • Mental Crisis Training For Police Welcome

    Police frequently come into contact with people with mental illnesses. Occasionally those interactions end badly, out of misunderstanding — such as last fall's Capitol police shooting of Miriam Care. The unarmed dental hygienist from Stamford may...
  • CDC Grant To Help State Collect Data On Homicides, Suicides; Aimed At Prevention

    HARTFORD — A new five-year, $925,000 federal grant will be used to collect masses of data from Connecticut law enforcement, hospitals, crime labs and other sources in an effort to predict and prevent violent homicides and suicides. The grant from...
  • Cities, Towns Can't Pay For PTSD Expansion

    Where are Connecticut's cash-strapped municipalities going to find the money to shoulder open-ended costs associated with mental stress claims brought through an expanded workers' compensation system? With homeowners and businesses taxed to the breaking...
  • Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage

    Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage
    Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday. Introducing himself as...
  • NNPS receives grants; TNCC recognized for military services

    NNPS receives grants; TNCC recognized for military services
    Newport News Public Schools recently earned two competitive grants to help with college and career readiness as well as a safety grant. NNPS received a grant from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia for its GEAR UP program, which prepares...
  • Minnesota plot: To foil another Columbine, be nosy neighbors, parents

    Minnesota plot: To foil another Columbine, be nosy neighbors, parents
    Just how long will the ghost of Columbine haunt this country? This week, thanks in part to a tip from an observant citizen, police in Waseca, Minn., apparently foiled yet another teenager bent on a Columbine-style massacre. The details of the 17-year-...
  • Man who fired gun 54 times at Fashion Island gets 12 years in prison

    Man who fired gun 54 times at Fashion Island gets 12 years in prison
    A 42-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to firing a Glock more than 50 times at the Fashion Island shopping center in Newport Beach and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Mark Gurrola, of Garden Grove, pleaded guilty to 54 felony counts of shooting at...
  • Restore Some Limited Access To Homicide Evidence

    In Connecticut horror does not befoul Newtown alone. No, as much or more, it degrades Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford and our other tumultuous inner cities. Despite the catastrophic day at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012, murder most regularly happens where...
  • Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston

    Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston
    Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers. The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...