Newtown

New England News
2:14 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Home Of Sandy Hook Shooter Demolished

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The home of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been demolished. Newtown Legislative Council Chair Mary Ann Jacob said Tuesday that the building was torn down on Monday.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty

It has been more than two years since Newtown. In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that her latest gun reform bill deserves attention.

New England News
5:42 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Newtown Families: Send Suit Against Gun Maker To State Court

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The families of nine children and adults killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting are asking a federal judge to return their lawsuit against gun maker Remington to state court, where legal experts say it may have a better chance of succeeding.

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New England News
5:01 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Newtown Panel On School Shooting Issues Recommendations

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A panel created by Connecticut's governor after the Newtown school shooting has issued draft recommendations for improvements to school safety and changes to gun laws and the state's mental health care system.

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New England News
7:00 am
Sun January 18, 2015

Newtown School Panel Working On Final Details Of Report

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The final report from the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission will include a recommendation to ban the sale and possession of guns that can fire more than 10 rounds without reloading.

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New England News
4:44 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Newtown Families To Continue Congressional Lobbying, Community Action

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty at microphone introduced Nicole Hockley to her left and Mark Barden, parents of children killed during the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
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Parents of two victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting say they will continue to fight for stronger laws to combat gun violence.

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New England News
10:23 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Families Of Newtown Victims Sue Gun-Maker, Seller

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A law firm representing the families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher injured at the Sandy Hook Elementary School says it has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting.

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New England News
3:26 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Home Of Sandy Hook Shooter Transferred To Newtown

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The Colonial-style home where Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza lived with his mother has been transferred to the town in a deal with a bank.

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New England News
11:24 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Report: More Than $28 Million Raised For Newtown

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A new report shows more than $28 million has been donated to charities in connection to the deadly 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

Of that $28 million, more than $15 million has been distributed.

The unspent funds were set aside by various organizations for long-term community needs, including mental health services, scholarships and memorials.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty

    The killings at Newtown were supposed to change America.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that reforming gun laws can take a long time.

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