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Memorial Mass this morning at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church attracted elected officials from throughout the state

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

A year later, Gov. Malloy remembers the distraught family members in the Sandy Hook firehouse after the shooting

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

Gov. Malloy orders flags to fly at half-staff Saturday in honor of Newtown dead

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

Sen. Blumenthal speaks out on Sandy Hook 911 recordings

This is a quick transcript from CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tappan:   “JAKE TAPPER, CNN HOST: I want to bring in Senator Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut, for his reaction to the tragedy

SHES recordings: Police dispatchers seem to delay arrival of EMS personnel

“Well, I’m not sending them in yet,” said one Newtown Police dispatcher, in apparent reaction to a report of a wounded adult in the school. In the background, just before the dispatcher’s remarks, is

Sandy Hook’s head custodian pleaded for quicker police response

Rick Thorne, acting head custodian that fatal morning in Newtown, pleaded for police to arrive and stop Adam Lanza’s murderous rampage. “I keep hearing shooting…I keep hearing shooting,” Thorne told

Malloy announces comp time for Sandy Hook first responders

This from the governor: “Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that first responders and other state employees who were significantly involved with the direct response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook

Sedensky issues brief statement on why he won’t appeal Judge Eliot Prescott’s order to release Sandy Hook 911 calls

“After consultation with the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney and the attorney for the Town of Newtown who is a party to the appeal in the Superior Court, we have decided not to pursue an appeal

Major findings: Lanza was a loner, with Asperger’s, OCD, a shut-in with shooting, computer games, dancing for pastimes

Murderer Adam Lanza wasn’t a tortured anti-social genius. He had an average IQ and no learning disabilities, but soaring levels of anxiety, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Asperger’s and Obsessive

Lanza “displayed no aggressive tendencies,” studied mass murder techniques, had photos holding handgun, rifle to his head

Nancy Lanza wanted to sell her house and move to Washington or North Carolina and Adam had said he would agree to move to Washington. Knowing Adam wouldn’t stay in a hotel, she planned to buy a