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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • 'Smart' guns may help prevent violence — if they can make it on the U.S. market

    'Smart' guns may help prevent violence — if they can make it on the U.S. market
    German entrepreneur Bernd Dietel had a radical idea about gun safety. After a 2002 shooting at the Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt that left 16 people dead, Dietel envisioned guns with coded digital locks, similar to the ones his company installed on...
  • Enfield Board Of Education To Consider Hiring Part-Time ID Checkers

    ENFIELD — The board of education Tuesday night will discuss and may vote on a proposed solution to school security for this fall. Schools superintendent Jeffrey Schumann, in a written request, asked the board to consider hiring staff to check IDs...
  • Enfield School Board Decides Not To Hire ID-Checkers

    ENFIELD – Board of education members Tuesday night decided not to hire part-time workers to check visitors' identification when entering town schools this fall. Board members, after 15 minutes of discussion, adjourned the meeting and decided not to...
  • Tragedy makes us wonder if we've progressed

    Tragedy makes us wonder if we've progressed
    It was the kind of unspeakable tragedy that makes you wonder if we've progressed at all since the turbulent 1960s. The same issues that stunned the nation back in 1963, when four young girls died in the bombing of a church in Birmingham, Ala., remain...
  • NRA version of 2nd Amendment lacks common sense

    NRA version of 2nd Amendment lacks common sense
    A new Pew Research Center report states that 52 percent of Americans support gun rights, the highest percentage in the last two decades. Yet the gun rights that they believe are guaranteed by law may very well be an illusion. That's because we have...
  • Police chief during Sandy Hook school massacre is retiring

    The police chief who led Newtown's response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that left 26 people dead is retiring. The Newtown Police Commission accepted a letter of retirement Tuesday night from Police Chief Michael Kehoe, who has led the...
  • Newtown weighs whether to close a school as enrollment drops

    Newtown officials are discussing the possibility of closing one of the town's seven schools amid declining enrollment, despite the ongoing construction of a replacement for the Sandy Hook Elementary School. Superintendent Joseph Erardi told parents at...
  • Hartford Courant Honored for Investigative Journalism, 250th Anniversary Coverage

    The Hartford Courant was honored for its investigative reporting and for work tied to the commemoration of the newspaper's 250th anniversary by the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists at the groups' annual awards ceremony Thursday. The...
  • Tim McGraw Defends Decision To Headline Sandy Hook Concert

    Tim McGraw Defends Decision To Headline Sandy Hook Concert
    HARTFORD — Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a Hartford concert to benefit a Sandy Hook group, responding to critics who call it a gun control fundraiser. A concert at the XFINITY Theatre on July 17 featuring McGraw will benefit...
  • FOI Commission: State Police Must Turn Over Lanzas' Papers

    FOI Commission: State Police Must Turn Over Lanzas' Papers
    HARTFORD — State police must make available to the public personal documents seized from Adam Lanza's house during the course of the investigation into the 2012 killings of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the state's...
  • Wallingford Man Spared Prison For Making Harassing Calls To Sandy Hook

    Wallingford Man Spared Prison For Making Harassing Calls To Sandy Hook
    BRIDGEPORT (AP) — A Connecticut man won't serve prison time for making harassing calls to Newtown schools claiming the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School was fabricated. Thirty-year-old Timothy Rogalski of Wallingford received a...