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Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 09:47 AM EST

Petition Seeks Renamed Street for Hero Newtown Teacher

Petition Seeks Renamed Street for Hero Newtown Teacher

More than 2,000 petitioners are asking Stratford to rename a street to honor a teacher who was among six educators and 20 children who were fatally shot in a Newtown elementary school rampage.

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 08:20 PM EST

Sandy Hook Marks 3rd Anniversary of School Shooting

Sandy Hook Marks 3rd Anniversary of School Shooting

Monday marks three years since a deadly mass shooting claimed the lives of 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School. For the first time, Newtown students are in school on the anniversary of...

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 08:01 AM EST

Newtown Prepares to Mark Sandy Hook Anniversary

Newtown Prepares to Mark Sandy Hook Anniversary

On a door at the Newtown Congregational Church is a sign with a simple message: “We are Sandy Hook. We Choose Love.” “Choosing love is not something that is an afterthought, it really is a conscious choice...

Monday, Dec 15, 2014 at 01:34 PM EST

Newtown Victims' Families Sue Gunmaker, Seller

Newtown Victims' Families Sue Gunmaker, Seller

The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher injured two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the...

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 12:14 PM EST

Adam Lanza's Mental Illness Not Treated Appropriately: Agency

Adam Lanza's Mental Illness Not Treated Appropriately: Agency

The Connecticut school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man...

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 10:26 AM EST

Queens Playground Dedicated to Sandy Hook Victim

Queens Playground Dedicated to Sandy Hook Victim

A new playground in Brooklyn's hurricane-battered Breezy Point neighborhood has been dedicated to the memory of a school psychologist killed in the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

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Firefighter Dead, 12 Hurt When Suspected Drug Den Explodes

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She was at her best. He was not at his worst. Weeks of Super Bowl-style hype aside, Monday night's 90 minutes of heated clashes between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump probably didn't shove many undecided...

Tom Hanks Photobombs Newlyweds in Central Park

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A man and woman were getting their wedding photos taken in Central Park over the weekend when Tom Hanks dropped in — an unforgettable moment that was captured by New York-based studio First Day Films and...