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  1. Sandy Hook gunman's home demolished by authorities in NewtownRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Raw Story

    The town of Newtown, Connecticut, has torn down the house where the gunman behind a 2012 school massacre started his killing rampage, an official said on Tuesday. Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra described the demolition of the home, where 20-year-old Adam Lanza began his killing spree by fatally shooting his mother before heading to Sandy Hook Elementary School, as a "big relief."


  2. Truther explains to state panel how Internet 'proves' Newtown shooting was a hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Raw Story

    Speaking before the State of Connecticut's Public Safety and Security Committee this week, a long-time resident attempted to bring to the attention of the panel information she gleaned from the Internet that she believes proves that 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax. Maureen Crowley told the panel, which oversees the Department of Safety - including the state police and fire marshals - that telling the truth is never easy, but she felt she had to come forward.


  3. Sandy Hook lawsuit against gunmaker Remington moved to federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Raw Story

    Gunmaker Remington won a bid to move a lawsuit by families of the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre from state to federal court, officials said on Thursday. The move could help Remington by taking the suit out of the hands of a state system that might be influenced by local issues, said Timothy Lytton, a professor at Albany Law School.


  4. Town to vote on demolishing Sandy Hook killer's Connecticut homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Raw Story

    The house where Adam Lanza lived with his mother Nancy Lanza is seen in Newtown, Connecticut December 14, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif Civic officials will vote on Wednesday evening whether to demolish the Connecticut home of the 20-year-old man who killed 26 children and staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.


  5. Residents of Newtown gather to remember anniversary of Sandy Hook school massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Residents of Newtown, Connecticut gathered at a somber prayer service on Sunday to remember the 20 young children and six educators killed by a gunman two years ago in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. The town, located some 78 miles northeast of New York City, is holding no official events to commemorate the Dec. 14, 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.


  6. Man pleads guilty to making threats to Newtown residents after school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A man pleaded guilty on Thursday to making more than 90 threatening phone calls to residents of Newtown, Connecticut, two days after a gunman shot to death 26 children and adults there in one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history. Wilfrido Cardenas Hoffman, 31, a Venezuelan national, is facing five years in prison and a $250,000 fine on charges he randomly phoned people in Newtown and threatened to kill them.


  7. Federal judge orders Wal-Mart to let NYC church challenge gun salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A federal judge ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc to let shareholders vote on a proposal to force tighter oversight of its sale of high-capacity guns and other potentially offensive products. U.S. District Judge Leonard Stark in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday said the world's largest retailer wrongly excluded such a proposal from Trinity Church, a historic Wall Street church, from its June 6 annual meeting.


  8. Newtown activists persuade Jay Leno to pull out of show for gun lobbyists' groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Comedian Jay Leno canceled an appearance for a gun lobbyists' group after pressure from an advocacy group formed in the wake of the 2012 mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Mother Jones reported. "I understand it's Newtown, and of course I get it," Leno said about his decision not to perform for the National Shooting Sports Foundation in January.


  9. Massachusetts school first in the nation to deploy new 'shooter detection system'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A Massachusetts school will become the first in the United States to introduce a security system designed to alert authorities to the presence of a shooter in the building, officials said. The technology, already deployed by the U.S. military in war zones, is being marketed to schools and other public spaces across the country after a spate of deadly mass shootings.


  10. Washington state voters approve measure to expand gun background checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Legislation to expand background checks for gun buyers in Washington state passed overwhelmingly, election results showed on Wednesday, making the state the first in the country to close the so-called gun-show loophole through popular vote. Initiative 594, which requires background checks for all gun purchases in Washington state, whether at gun shows, online or through transfers, was voted into law with about 60 percent support, according to election results.


  11. School shooter TJ Lane returned to Ohio prison after escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A teenager serving a life sentence for shooting dead three Cleveland-area high school students in 2012 was caught about 100 yards from the Ohio prison's perimeter fence he had scaled to escape just hours earlier, officials said on Friday. T.J. Lane, 19, who was sentenced to life in prison without parole last year for the attack at Chardon High School, escaped with inmates Clifford Opperud and Lindsey Bruce from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima, northwestern Ohio, warden Kevin Jones told reporters at a news conference.


  12. Colorado GOP candidate comes out as Sandy Hook truther during debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A Republican candidate for commissionership of Pueblo County, Colorado drew gasps and hoots of derision when he said during a televised debate that he believes that the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Connecticut was staged. According to the Pueblo Chieftain newspaper , Tom Ready, who is vying to unseat Democratic incumbent Sal Pace, affirmed his belief that the Sandy Hook shooting was a "false flag" attack staged by gun control activists.


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