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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Hospital Or Jail -- Connecticut Mental Illness Care Lacking

    Hospital Or Jail -- Connecticut Mental Illness Care Lacking
    As someone who was involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment seven times in four years and served six years at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, I know every angle of commitment. The times I was taken to the hospital were like kidnappings;...
  • Sandy Hook families sue Newtown, schools, citing lax security

    Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, alleging security measures at the school weren't adequate. The wrongful-death lawsuit served on...
  • Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools, Citing Lax Security

    Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools, Citing Lax Security
    At least two families of victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have filed a lawsuit against the town of Newtown and the school board, alleging lax security on the day 20 first-graders and six adults were shot and killed. The 66-page...
  • Memorial To Sandy Hook Victims Still Up For Discussion

    Memorial To Sandy Hook Victims Still Up For Discussion
    The question of where, or even whether, to build a permanent memorial to the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is about to take center stage, with some victims' families opposed to the idea. The 12-member Sandy Hook Permanent...
  • Legislators Likely To Consider Education Proposals on Charters, Magnets, UConn Foundation

    Legislators Likely To Consider Education Proposals on Charters, Magnets, UConn Foundation
    Legislators say that improving the oversight of charter schools and maintaining the momentum of education reform during a tight budget year are among the key education concerns likely to be addressed this session. Other topics that have been raised by...
  • 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...
  • 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...