Watch News 8 at Noon

Gunmaker asks US Supreme Court to hear Sandy Hook appeal

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 company. Remington Arms, based in Madison, North Carolina, cited a much-debated 2005 federal law that shields firearms manufacturers from liability in most […]

Appeal focuses on Newtown officials’ actions before shooting

A Connecticut appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit alleging Sandy Hook Elementary School officials failed to order a lockdown that could have saved lives before a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators in 2012.

Walt Disney joins Sandy Hook-inspired school social program

The Walt Disney Co. will help expand a national educational program developed in response to the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a related organization announced Thursday.

State to spend $10 million more on school security

Since the school shooting in Parkland Florida last month there has been much reporting about Connecticut’s ban on so-called “assault rifles.”  But the laws passed in the aftermath of the shooting at the Sandy Hook school five years ago did a lot more, especially in the area of school security and it’s still happening.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss