Somber remembrances in Newtown, at White House on anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting

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Bells tolled 26 times in Newtown, Conn., on Saturday — once for each of the victims who died a year ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School in a brutal, senseless massacre carried out by disturbed loner Adam Lanza.

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Newtown report: Shooter Adam Lanza had no clear motive, was obsessed with Columbine

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza had no clear motive, according to a long-awaited report on last December’s shooting released Monday, but acted alone and planned the rampage that took the lives of 20 children and six school staffers at Sandy Hook Elementary, “including the taking of his own life.”


Nelba Márquez-Greene lost her 6-year-old daughter, Ana, in the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
(Photo: Ann Curry) Mark Barden lost his 7-year-old son, Daniel, in the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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'Even more determined': Georgia school gunman incident strengthens resolve of Newtown parents

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For parents who lost their children in the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012, the news of an armed man entering an Atlanta-area elementary school on Tuesday served as a reminder of the long struggle ahead for enacting gun reforms.

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Families of Newtown shooting victims to receive $281,000 each

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Families of 20 children and six adults killed in the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school each will receive $281,000 from the $11.4 million in donations, an oversight board said on Wednesday.

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Six months after Newtown, a friendship forged in anguish, shaped by activism

Twenty-six families huddled in the firehouse down the road from Sandy Hook Elementary on Dec. 14, waiting for reunions that would never come.

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Task force recommends building new school at site of Sandy Hook massacre

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Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults in December, should be torn down and replaced with an entirely new school, the task force charged with determining its future decided Friday night.

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'I will chain my body to it': Sandy Hook Elementary’s future sparks passion

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The emotionally charged question of whether to reopen the Sandy Hook Elementary School building, where 20 first-graders and six staffers were massacred, was discussed during a closed-door session Friday night.

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Sandy Hook daughter confronts senator: Mom being gunned down isn’t enough?

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, who voted against expanding background checks on gun sales, was confronted by the daughter of Sandy Hook Elementary’s slain principal at a rowdy town hall in New Hampshire.

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Connecticut lawmakers reach deal on ‘most comprehensive’ gun limits in US

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Lawmakers’ proposed bill includes a ban on high-capacity magazines like those Adam Lanza used during his Newtown killing spree, a registry for existing high-capacity magazines and background checks for private gun sales.

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'Grandfather clause' in Connecticut gun bill angers Sandy Hook families 

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Lawmakers and families of the victims of the deadly shootings last year at a Connecticut elementary school were divided Monday over reported compromise legislation that would ban some but not all high-capacity ammunition magazines in the state.

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Guns, knives, ammo: Sandy Hook gunman's arsenal, item by item

Search warrants released Thursday laid bare the extent of Newtown school massacre suspect Adam Lanza’s arsenal. Here is a catalog of the weaponry found at the school where 20 children and six staffers were killed and at the home he shared with his mother, who was also murdered.

Search warrants in Newtown school massacre might reveal more on motive

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Search warrant documents in the Sandy Hook massacre are expected to be released early Thursday and could shed more light on gunman Adam Lanza’s state of mind and motive in carrying out the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.

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Obama recognizes Sandy Hook educators with second-highest civilian honor

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WASHINGTON — Family members of the six adults killed in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting were at the White House Friday as President Barack Obama bestowed the nation’s second-highest civilian honor on their fallen relatives.

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