Shootings In Newtown, Conn
Dec 12, 2013 — When Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel lost their daughter in the Connecticut shooting, they couldn't understand why someone would do such a thing. In seeking an answer, they're funding research into the forces that increase a person's risk of aggression — and have also found a path to healing.
Dec 11, 2013 — In the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., last year, there was a call to enhance restrictions on gun purchases. One of the groups leading the charge was Mayors Against Illegal Guns. Melissa Block talks with Mark Glaze, executive director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, about what he sees as his groups successes and failures over the past year.
Dec 9, 2013 — Relatives of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School say they will light candles in memory of the victims.
Dec 4, 2013 — The calls were made as gunman Adam Lanza entered the school on Dec. 14, killing 20 children and six staff members. "It's still going on," a school custodian told a dispatcher. "I keep hearing shooting. I keep hearing pops."
Nov 25, 2013 — At more than 50 pages, the summary report issued Monday gives an overview of findings from the investigation into the December 2012 shooting, while omitting controversial details such as 911 call recordings.
Oct 25, 2013 — In Newtown, Conn., demolition work has started at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. Bricks will be pulverized and steel melted down. Workers must sign agreements forbidding any public discussion of the site. Last year, a shooting there left six adults and 20 students dead.
Oct 6, 2013 — In a referendum marked by a large turnout and an emphatic result, the people of Newtown, Conn., have voted to demolish Sandy Hook Elementary and build a new school. Sandy Hook was the scene of a mass shooting last December, when 20 children and six staff members were killed.
Jun 18, 2013 — After the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, states have taken steps to limit gun access for people with mental illness. In Connecticut, a new law requires psychiatric hospitals to report anyone who is voluntarily admitted, so the state can revoke any gun licenses they may hold. Some in the mental health community say it could prevent people from seeking psychiatric help.
Jun 14, 2013 — The Newtown, Conn., school shooting last December prompted the local weekly paper to publish its first special edition ever. But the Newtown Bee's staff has made a conscious decision not to commemorate the six-month anniversary of the shooting. The decision is part of their struggle to cover a continuing tragedy while trying to move forward as journalists, and as members of the community.
May 11, 2013 — After multiple meetings about whether to renovate, rebuild or relocate, town leaders voted to tear down the elementary school in which 26 children and educators were killed in a mass shooting in December.