WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court allowing a lawsuit to move forward against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting (all times...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the parents of two Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims against Newtown and its school...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should not have been penalized for an angry outburst on his Infowars web show against an attorney for relatives of some of the Sandy Hook...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ten states and nearly two dozen members of Congress are joining the National Rifle Association in supporting gun-maker Remington Arms as it fights a Connecticut court ruling...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal Thursday of a state ruling against the...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Facing a newly revived wrongful death lawsuit in Connecticut over the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, gun-maker Remington is going to the U.S. Supreme Court to argue...
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — An autopsy has confirmed that the father of a victim of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut took his own life.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the community of Parkland, Florida, focusing on suicide prevention programs after two survivors of a high school massacre there killed themselves (all...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Over the weekend, patrons of a Pittsburgh neighborhood coffee shop received free coffee from families in Connecticut who were also impacted by a deadly shooting.
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Kyle Lyddy, the chairman of independent gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel's campaign, has been arrested on a larceny charge.
Norwalk police say Lyddy, 31, of Danbury, was charged after a monthlong investigation with misappropriating $500,000 from the company where he worked. Police did not name the company.
Chris Cooper, a spokesman for the Griebel campaign, said Lyddy resigned on Monday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones wasn't in court Wednesday as his attorneys argued that the "Infowars" host who has called the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax didn't defame one victim's parents who say they've been tormented by his followers and forced to move seven times.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones asking a Texas judge to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by the family of child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting (all times local):
A lawyer for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has told a Texas judge that the "Infowars" host may have views considered fringe or dangerous but that his comments don't rise to the level of defamation.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The parents of one of the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are asking Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to remove hateful and harassing comments posted by conspiracy theorists who say the shooting never happened.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The battle over gun control could influence Connecticut's hotly contested race for governor, despite the state passing wide-ranging legislation five years ago after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two parents whose children were killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut have announced they're not running for Congress.
Mark Barden and Nicole Hockley were urged by Democrats to consider running for the 5th District seat held by Democrat Elizabeth Esty, who is not seeking re-election amid criticism of how she handled harassment in her office.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro Children's Hospital has partnered with local law enforcement to offer a Gun Buyback Day in Providence.
Guns can be brought to the Providence Housing Authority on Laurel Avenue until 1 p.m. Saturday.
The hospital says it's holding the event in remembrance of the children and educators killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Anguished mothers with mentally ill children have sought out Liza Long for help ever since she wrote an essay, "I am Adam Lanza's Mother," comparing experiences with her son to the emotionally troubled 20-year-old who carried out the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — The setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his 30-year police career to his new role as a school sentry.
As he greeted children getting off the bus at West Elementary School one recent morning, he scanned their faces, ready to guide any who seem upset directly to the vice principal. And from his station at the entrance he sizes up all visitors asking to enter the building.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Nearly half of Connecticut's school districts are violating state safety requirements enacted after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre.
The Hartford Courant reports many districts are not complying with some aspect of the law requiring them to submit various safety-related reports to the state.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — School districts that let employees carry firearms on school grounds to help protect students from would-be killers would have to abide by certain ground rules, including training requirements and psychological evaluations for those employees, under legislation approved by state senators Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News said it has vowed to go ahead with Megyn Kelly's report on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Sunday despite his "efforts to distract and ultimately prevent" its airing.
The network said that it remains "committed to giving viewers context and insight into a controversial and polarizing figure, how he relates to the president of the United States and influences others, and to getting this serious story right."
SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a missing wooden butterfly that represents one of the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on a mural is being investigated as a theft.
Police say it's unclear when the butterfly reported missing Monday was taken from the memorial at the Southington park. Officers didn't locate any witnesses.
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The mother of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and a Connecticut State Police trooper who investigated the incident are leading a safety training session for school workers in Frederick.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown held a moment of silence Wednesday and flags were flying at half-staff across Connecticut to mark the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
It was Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six educators were killed by a troubled 20-year-old gunman who shot his way into the Connecticut schoolhouse. Adam Lanza fatally shot his mother before driving to the school, and then killed himself after the rampage.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With the election of NRA-backed Donald Trump as president, gun control advocates are putting more emphasis on a long-term strategy of electing like-minded lawmakers, passing state legislation and fostering a grassroots network that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting four years ago.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge on Friday dismissed a wrongful-death lawsuit by Newtown families against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre, citing an embattled federal law that shields gun manufacturers from most lawsuits over criminal use of their products.
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
Nearly two-thirds of respondents expressed support for stricter laws, with majorities favoring nationwide bans on the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons such as the AR-15 and on the sale of high-capacity magazines holding 10...