Stephen Sedensky III http://wshu.org en Conn. prosecutor drops bid to withhold Newtown 911 recordings http://wshu.org/post/conn-prosecutor-drops-bid-withhold-newtown-911-recordings <p></p><p>Danbury state's Attorney Stephen Sedensky III led the investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting. He says he will not appeal a judge's order to release 911 recordings from the December 14th shooting.</p><p>Sedensky had argued that releasing the tapes in this case could harm survivors who deserve special protection and that it would make people reluctant to call 911 for fear of having their cries for help later broadcast by news outlets.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:40:24 +0000 Dan Katz 9278 at http://wshu.org Conn. prosecutor drops bid to withhold Newtown 911 recordings Newtown shooting investigative report to be released shortly http://wshu.org/post/newtown-shooting-investigative-report-be-released-shortly <p>The Connecticut State's Attorney's office is set to release its investigative report Monday afternoon on the Newtown school shooting. WSHU's Craig LeMoult spoke with Jeremy Hobson of NPR's <a href="http://hereandnow.wbur.org/">Here &amp; Now</a> about what is expected in the report.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 19:52:55 +0000 Craig LeMoult 8911 at http://wshu.org Newtown families, Danbury State's Attorney seek to block release of 911 tapes http://wshu.org/post/newtown-families-danbury-states-attorney-seek-block-release-911-tapes <p></p><p>Two family members of Newtown School Shooting victims testified on Wednesday before a Connecticut task force that's exploring the public's right to information versus a victim's right to privacy following a homicide. Both family members urged the task force not to recommend releasing 911 audio tapes from the December 14th shooting.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Meanwhile, Danbury's State's Attorney&nbsp; Stephen Sedensky III&nbsp; asked a Connecticut court on Wednesday to stay an order form the Freedom of Information Commission to release the 911 recordings.</p><p></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:55:15 +0000 Dan Katz 7592 at http://wshu.org Newtown families, Danbury State's Attorney seek to block release of 911 tapes