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3 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
A state task force will recommend to the General Assembly that people be allowed to look at crime-scene materials related to murders, but also that legislators should make it harder to release that material -- including 911 recordings -- to the public.
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7 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
For 26 years, Elizabeth Heath 's remains lay buried beneath the barn on her family's Poverty Hollow Road property in Newtown.
11 hrs ago | Bloomberg
Attorney General Eric Holder said the U.S. will provide $1.5 million to reimburse organizations that aided victims of last year's elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut .
16 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
The Newtown police chief has decided not to recommend the firing of a town officer who has been out of work with PTSD since responding to the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School .
20 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Another big-name Hollywood actress is coming to Capitol Hill as part of a year-long push to pass new legislation expanding access to mental health care.
That initial warm welcome from parents when college students return home for the holidays can turn frosty with unexpected tension and conflict, an expert warns.
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While Joe Malavez peers through a window at North High School, his friend Jacob Gonzalez rings the buzzer to the front office, in order to be granted entry.
Last week, Dr. Laura Nowacki took me on one of her favorite runs, through the fields and along the trails next to the Governor's Horse Guard property in Newtown, Conn.
Hundreds gathered at a Washington vigil on the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings to call for tighter gun registration laws.
When it comes to keeping children safe, we as pediatricians are known to pull out all the stops.
Authorities say a 9-year-old Ohio girl has been found dead in a trash bin near her home hours after she was reported missing.
Last year, after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., NPR reached out to Pulitzer Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa, who himself knows the grief of losing a child.
On the anniversary of the massacre of 20 children and six school workers in Newtown, Conn., President Barack Obama says the nation hasn't done enough to make its communities safer.
Mark Barden, whose son Daniel, 7, died in the Sandy Hook school shooting last year, testifies at an Illinois State Senate hearing on assault weapon legislation in May. Nicole Hockley says she used to be the kind of person who knew where she was going in life.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband planted a yellow rose bush Saturday in Tucson, marking the passage of one year since a troubled gunman killed 26 people a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.