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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Another mass shooting, and the US will do nothing

    Another mass shooting, and the US will do nothing
    I searched in vain for some minor reflection in our media about the latest horrific mass shooting in Charleston, S.C. As the Blackhawks’ success dominated the news in Chicago, I found nothing. Despite the racial overtones of the shooting of nine...
  • Why is Obama giving up on gun laws?

    Why is Obama giving up on gun laws?
    Witnesses say the white gunman who killed nine people at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., was quite vocal about his motives: He wanted to kill black people. Sylvia Johnson, whose cousin the Rev. Clementa...
  • America's do-nothing response to mass shootings

    To the editor: Basically, we did nothing after the Columbine shooting in 1999. We did nothing after the attempted assassination of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2011. We did nothing after the Aurora, Colo., shooting in 2012, and we did absolutely...
  • Hillary Clinton calls for action on gun control after Charleston shootings

    Hillary Clinton calls for action on gun control after Charleston shootings
    Saying it was time to “face hard truths about race, violence, guns and division,” Hillary Rodham Clinton called for action Thursday in response to the shooting that killed nine worshipers at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C....
  • What the Charleston killings reveal about our national soul

    Joe Riley Jr., the mayor of Charleston, S.C., aptly described the slaughter of nine African American churchgoers in his city Wednesday night as “a most unspeakable and heartbreaking tragedy.” And it was all the more outrageous because of the...
  • Annapolis prays for Charleston shooting victims

    Annapolis prays for Charleston shooting victims
    They had gathered for Bible study at a church in Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday. Then, a 21-year-old man opened fire, killing nine. On Thursday, pastors and members of local churches came together at Mount Olive AME Church in Annapolis to pray...
  • A Rebel Who Built A Life Of Service To Others

    As a teenager in Hartford, Adam Reid was a bit of a rebel, but music, specifically the drums, helped him grow up. He became a gifted mental health therapist who volunteered to step in whenever there was a crisis in the state. He also defied predictions...
  • Butterfly-themed party honors life of Sandy Hook student

    As soon as Catherine Violet Hubbard was born, her parents gave her a gift that ignited a passion she carried throughout her entire, and short, life. "When we first brought her home from the hospital, we gave her this little purple mouse— it was a...
  • Man linked to Dallas police HQ shooting had violent past

    Man linked to Dallas police HQ shooting had violent past
    The man linked to a violent assault on Dallas police headquarters was accused two years earlier of choking his mother, then fleeing to an East Texas town where schools were locked down out of fear he would attack them as "soft targets," according to...
  • Proposal To Close School Stirs Emotions In Newtown

    Proposal To Close School Stirs Emotions In Newtown
    NEWTOWN — While construction continues on the brand new state-funded Sandy Hook Elementary School, a proposal to close another of the town's elementary schools is receiving heavy backlash from the community. Signs reading "Save our Schools" popped...
  • Relatives: Man tied to Dallas shooting was mentally unstable

    James Boulware told family members that he had foreseen a deadly Japanese tsunami and the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting in his dreams. Police say he choked his mother. And he seethed at police, blaming them for the lost custody of his son....