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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Bomb scare empties Sandy Hook school in Connecticut

    (Reuters) - A bomb scare on Wednesday emptied Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School, the replacement for the school where 26 people were massacred in 2012, the school district said. The scare in Monroe, Connecticut, was considered of little or no...
  • U.S. home-schooling group criticizes Sandy Hook panel report

    MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A U.S. home-schooling advocacy group on Tuesday criticized a proposal for closer monitoring of home-schooled students, likely to be made by a Connecticut panel charged with improving school safety following the 2012 Newtown...
  • 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...
  • Governors Christie, Jindal To Stump For Foley

     Governors Christie, Jindal To Stump For Foley
    HARTFORD – Two nationally prominent governors, New Jersey's Chris Christie and Louisiana's Bobby Jindal, are coming to Connecticut to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, raise money for his campaign, and energize the party...
  • 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...
  • Multiple-victim shootings have reached 'an alarming rate,' FBI says

    WASHINGTON Active-shooter incidents, in which gunmen try to kill people in a populated area, are becoming more common and more deadly, according to a first-of-its-kind FBI study released Wednesday. In often chilling detail, the FBI study reveals that...
  • Mass shootings more than double in recent years: FBI report

    Mass shootings more than double in recent years: FBI report
    Mass shootings have occurred in the United States with increasing frequency over the past 14 years, with 486 people killed in 160 incidents, according to an FBI analysis released on Wednesday. There were an average of 16.4 active-shooter incidents...
  • Mass shootings in U.S. have tripled in recent years, FBI says

    Mass shootings in U.S. have tripled in recent years, FBI says
    The number of sudden mass shootings in the United States has nearly tripled in recent years, the FBI said Wednesday, prompting the bureau to expand its work with state and local officials to identify potential gunmen before they attack. In a study of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups

    Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups
    HARTFORD - If the gun issue becomes a deciding factor in this year's governor's race, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy will have Connecticut's biggest pro-gun control groups on his side. The problem for Malloy is that a recent Quinnipiac Poll found...