| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:14 AM
As residents of Newtown, Conn., awaited the release Wednesday of 911 records from the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre a year ago, the city’s top elected official said their unsealing would “create a new layer of pain” for the city....
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:22 AM
From the steepled churches of Newtown, Conn., to the state Capitol in Hartford, bells chimed 26 times Saturday to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which sparked a debate on gun laws that continues to divide the nation....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Three words scream out from a storybook 10-year-old Adam Lanza wrote as a fifth-grader.
"Let's hurt children."
The young Lanza put those words in the mouth of Dora the Beserker (sic), one of the homicidal characters included in "The Big Book of...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
It was, as the world has known for almost a year, a horrible, horrible tragedy. Even as the ambulances were arriving on that awful day, it looked like the work of one deeply troubled young man.
Why in the name of heaven did it take more than 11 months...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Details from the timeline of police response to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting from a report issued Monday by State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky III:
9:35:39 a.m. — Initial 911 call reporting shots fired in school.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
State police investigating the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have focused some of their efforts on the police response, interviewing local officers to iron out inconsistencies in their versions of events and examining decisions made in the minutes...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe said his department will conduct a review of its response to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting but that a report released this week shows his officers acted properly.
Newtown police arrived at the...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
As the first Newtown officers arrived at the Sandy Hook Elementary School at 9:39 a.m. last December, gunshots boomed from inside the school.
One officer parked behind the school, and three others were near the school's baseball field. The first...
| Dec 27, 2013
After the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy in December 2012, the Connecticut Parent Teacher Association asked for handmade snowflakes from the community that would adorn the school and create a "winter wonderland" for returning students. The PTA's request...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Foot-dragging by the state police is unnecessarily impeding the progress of the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission.
The commission faces a March deadline to come up with recommendations in response to the massacre at the Newtown elementary school...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Members of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission vented their frustrations Friday about what they said was too little information being released about the mental health of Adam Lanza, the shooter who killed 20 first-graders and six women at Sandy...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:36 PM
State investigators should release the full report on the Newtown school shooting if they want to stop details from leaking, to quiet conspiracy theorists and to help the state grapple with the one of the worst crimes in its history.
On Saturday, The...