Newtown

One year since Sandy Hook shooting
6:26 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Murphy says Senate should be embarrassed by lack of action on guns

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy on the floor of the Senate with a photo of grieving Sandy Hook families

This weekend will mark one year since the school shooting in Newtown. U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut spoke about Newtown on the Senate floor Wednesday, bitterly criticizing his colleagues.

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Conn. wants to keep 911 tapes secret
5:44 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Conn. judge wants to listen to Sandy Hook 911 tapes before deciding whether they should be released

A Connecticut judge said on Friday he wants to hear the 9-1-1 recordings from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting before ruling whether they can remain secret. Prosecutors and the town of Newtown are fighting to keep the recordings from being released to the media.

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School Security
6:32 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Conn. schools get $5 million to improve security

Credit AP

Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive money to improve security as part of a state grant program. The $5 million grant came out of legislation passed after the Newtown school shooting.

  

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Newtown history
11:45 am
Fri August 2, 2013

A different kind of look at Newtown: celebrating its colorful history

Daniel Cruson, author of "Legendary Locals of Newtown"
Credit Craig LeMoult

Newtown, Connecticut has been known for one thing since the shooting there in December. But the town has a long and colorful history, and that's what Daniel Cruson wants people to think about when they think of Newtown. He's the town historian, and the author of a new book called "Legendary Locals of Newtown." He spoke with WSHU's Craig LeMoult.


Sandy Hook businesses
11:30 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Sandy Hook business owners say state grants helped in tough times after Dec. shooting

Sharon Doherty, owner of P.J.'s Laundromat in Sandy Hook, Conn. speaks with Gov. Dannel Malloy
Credit Craig LeMoult

Small business owners in Sandy Hook, Conn. say things have been tough since the school shooting there in December, but things are starting to look up. They spoke with Governor Dannel Malloy, who visited their businesses Wednesday.

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