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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Remembering Newtown Two Years Later

    Remembering Newtown Two Years Later
    HARTFORD — They filled a small chapel in this city to pray for peace on a day when quiet reflection across the state trumped candlelight vigils on town greens to mark two years since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. You...
  • Families of Newtown victims sue maker and sellers of Adam Lanza's gun

    Families of Newtown victims sue maker and sellers of Adam Lanza's gun
    The families of several victims killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the gun Adam Lanza used to kill 26 people, 20 of them children, according to a law firm representing...
  • Targeting 'assault weapons' again

    Targeting 'assault weapons' again
    The 1994 federal law banning "assault weapons" was a high point of the gun control movement and Bill Clinton's presidency. Signing the bill, he said it was the beginning of "our effort to restore safety and security to the people of this country." But...
  • 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...
  • State's Pakistani Community Condemns School Attack In Peshawar

    State's Pakistani Community Condemns School Attack In Peshawar
    HARTFORD — About 100 people gathered outside the state Capitol on cold and breezy night Wednesday to share their grief and anger over the Taliban's killing of 141 students and staff in an attack earlier this week on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan....
  • UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years

    UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years
    MILFORD — Before a Superior Court judge sentenced William Dong to two years in prison Friday, the former University of New Haven student had a chance to explain why he brought rounds of ammunition and firearms — including an illegal Bushmaster...
  • Animals and humans sometimes kill their young -- the question is why

    Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
  • Sandy Hook Teachers, Community Need Long-Term Help, AFT Leader Says

    Sandy Hook Teachers, Community Need Long-Term Help, AFT Leader Says
    NEWTOWN — In 2 1/2 hours of conversations with teachers from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said the major concern that emerged is the need to ensure that adequate mental...
  • For Sen. Chris Murphy, It Was A Good Day To Do #26acts Of Kindness

    For Sen. Chris Murphy, It Was A Good Day To Do #26acts Of Kindness
    U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy made good use of his time back in his home state Friday by committing 26 random acts of kindness.  As of about 1:30 p.m., Murphy had donated several coats to Goodwill, bought coffee for people behind him at Dunkin Donuts, fed...
  • Fritz Walker: Accidental child shootings are needless tragedies

    The second anniversary of the massacre of 20 6- and 7-year-old children and their six brave teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School is on Sunday. It seems an appropriate time to be reminded that every 30 minutes in America, a child or teen is killed or...
  • Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit

    Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit
    The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in the case of Shew vs. Malloy, a legal challenge to the key provisions of Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control legislation. The lawsuit, filed by a coalition of state gun...