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After her son shot five Amish schoolgirls to death in 2006, Terri Roberts could have gone into hiding to nurse her pain, like many parents of mass murderers have in the past.
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The state of Connecticut has awarded Newtown and 34 other Connecticut towns and cities for their contributions to clean energy.
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Twenty seven wooden angles are viewed in a yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School Dec. 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut.
Dozens of parent confront Greg Beck at his first Board of Education Meeting demanding he resign after he makes insensitive remark about Newtown on his Facebook page.
Wednesday's release of audio recordings of the 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings will force news organizations to make difficult - and probably unpopular - decisions about what to broadcast and what to hold back.
The gun control group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America has released a searing new commercial, timed to the one-year anniversary of the Newtown school shooting on Dec. 14, that pleads with its viewers to speak out against gun violence.
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Calls from a school secretary and janitor describing gunshots and pleading for help were among the 911 calls involving the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting released today.
As memories fade from last December's horrific school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, a new national poll indicates that support for stricter gun control laws appears to be fading, too.
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Firefighters responding to an alarm at the Metcalf 56 Townhomes complex at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday found a large fire in the back of a three-story apartment building in the 5600 block of Floyd Street.
Ken Henggeler started this memorial to the victims of the shooting at the intersection of Main Street and Sugar Street in Newtown, Connecticut.
"We will be able to take a collective breath of relief and find the next step in our journey; and we're ready to continue on this journey,'' First Selectman Pat Llodra said during a Tuesday news conference, which officials called just to make themselves available to answer questions from the media.
Eight-year-old Katrina Yuzefpolsky didn't even realize she had been shot. She thought the red on the floor was paint, the sharp crack of the semi-automatic handgun the sound of a noisemaker or balloons USA TODAY Data Journalists Meghan Hoyer and Paul Overberg share their in-depth comprehensive research into the nation's mass killings, and show ... (more)
THE South American Indian who took his battle with sugar growers to the world - and became a film star in the process - has been murdered.
The Newtown Foundation announced Monday, December 2, that four-time Grammy Award winner Carole King will perform at the December 12 vigil in Washington, DC, to honor the more than 30,000 people who die of gun violence every year in the United States.
Less than two weeks before the one-year anniversary of the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut - which was perpetrated by a mentally ill man - Congress has failed to pass several bipartisan bills to increase mental health funding and expand community resources to address mental illness.