Newtown School Shooting

Updates on the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

To read the Sandy Hook shootings report …

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Connecticut State Police plan to release their report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings at 3 p.m. today. Warning: The report may contain disturbing content. Please be advised before reading. The report is about 7,000 pages and may require substantial time to download. Then, there is the question of whether the State Police’s web […] [Read More]
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State Police to release Sandy Hook report Friday

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State Police officials have informed the families of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School that their lengthy, several thousand page report on the investigation will be released Friday, The News-Times has learned. Family members received an email from state police officials  Thursday notifying them that the report would be publicly available at Friday around […] [Read More]
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Memorial Mass this morning at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church attracted elected officials from throughout the state

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, U.S. Sens Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, joined hundreds of people in St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church this morning for a two-hour mass remembering the 26 dead in Sandy Hook Elementary School one year ago today. The mass started at 9:30, around the time that […] [Read More]
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Obama address: A tribute to Newtown

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In his weekly address, President Obama honors the memories of the 26 innocent children and educators who were taken from us a year ago in Newtown. [Read More]
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A year later, Gov. Malloy remembers the distraught family members in the Sandy Hook firehouse after the shooting

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said down with Hearst Capitol reporter Ken Dixon to talk about Sandy Hook, a year later.   Q: Are our schools safer? Malloy: “I think they are safer but not every school is safer. We still have a lot of un-reinforced glass and doors and that’s why I awarded $21 M […] [Read More]
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Gov. Malloy orders flags to fly at half-staff Saturday in honor of Newtown dead

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Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman today ordered state and U.S. flags to half-staff tomorrow to commemorate the 20 children and six adults last year at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The order is effective from dawn until sunset.  Malloy has also asked churches to ring their bells 26 times at […] [Read More]
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Candlelight vigil on Newtown shooting

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The Interfaith Clergy Association of Westport and Weston will conduct a Candlelight Vigil on Saturday from 6:00-6:30 PM to commemorate the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. Clergy of all faiths will gather together on Veterans Green in Westport for a series of readings and prayers as the community remembers the […] [Read More]
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Journalist Brian Koonz discusses media coverage of Newtown shootings

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Connecticut Post metro editor Brian Koonz appeared on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” on Sunday to discuss the media’s coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, including whether the national media should descend on Newtown on Dec. 14. Watch the interview below: [Read More]
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