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Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting

Newtown Residents Relieved By School Demolition

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | Crime

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Neighbors of the elementary school where 20 children and six adults were shot dead last year expressed relie...

Newtown Victim Shouted For Classmates To Run

AP | MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. -- HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy killed in the massacre in Sandy Hook Elementary School shouted for his classmates to run ...

Woman Who Created Fake Newtown Shooting Charity Sentenced

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 10.16.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. -- HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A New York City woman who posed as the aunt of a boy killed in the Newtown elementary school shooting mass...

Bad News For Employee Accused Of Showing Shooter's Body To Husband

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut medical examiner's office employee accused of letting her husband see the body of the Newtown school shooter has...

Pro-Gun Activists Heckle Father Of Newtown Victim

Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

Neil Heslin, the father of a 6-year-old boy who was slain in the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, stoically faced down pro-gun activ...

The Only Way I Survived After Losing My Child

Jackie Moore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jackie Moore

The person we lose cannot become a taboo subject. Holding in our pain is also holding in our memories and ultimately the joy that person brought us.

Letter to New York Delegation: This Is About Mental Health Issues

Carolyn Reinach Wolf | Posted 03.11.2013 | New York
Carolyn Reinach Wolf

Let's keep mental health issues on the front burner. It is our only chance to fuel the fire of change for those who suffer in silence from mental health issues and those who seek to intervene before it is too late.

Sandy Hook Shooter's Remains Claimed For Burial

AP | Posted 12.31.2012 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The body of the man who killed 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school has been claimed for burial. Conne...

Lanza Family Says An Impersonator Is Behind Ryan Lanza's Facebook Page

Posted 12.23.2012 | Crime

Editor's Note: A story that originally ran here about Ryan Lanza has been removed. Lanza, whose brother Adam was identified as the shooter in Newtown,...

We Need to Load Up on Mental Health Detection and Shoot for a Safer Society

Fran Lasker | Posted 12.20.2012 | Education
Fran Lasker

It is difficult to assess the threat level of someone driving their car, walking down the street, or just passing us by, but schools provide enough exposure to create a paradigm to begin threat assessment and find ways to upgrade happiness.

WATCH: PS22 Chorus' Touching Tribute To Sandy Hook Victims

Posted 12.20.2012 | Education

Dozens of tributes have honoring the victims of Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Conn., have hit the Internet. But one in particular caught our ey...

Shooter's Motives Could Be In His Genetics: Health Official

Posted 12.19.2012 | Crime

Connecticut's chief medical examiner said he hopes Adam Lanza's biology will help explain why the Sandy Hook shooter went on a deadly rampage. The ...

Keeping Our Babies Safe: A Teacher's Perspective

Lauren Boyle | Posted 02.18.2013 | Education
Lauren Boyle

As a nation of adults who now, more than ever, feel compelled to protect the youngest among us from unnecessary gun violence, we must realize that our babies are watching and listening to us argue, and that they will learn from our action -- or our inertia.

Newtown Is a Village in Pakistan

Ethan Casey | Posted 02.17.2013 | Crime
Ethan Casey

Children in Pakistan have in common with children in America in that both are God's children. In both countries, the urgent challenge is to provide young men with productive work to do and dignified, adult roles to play in their families and society.

The Tragedy in Newtown: A Renewed Call for Education

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 02.17.2013 | Education
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

We know the importance of identifying best practices and in having highly-trained teachers and social workers to respond to these complex concerns. We are reminded of the importance of changing our national dialogue from violence to peace.

Host Spars With Westboro Baptist Church Over Picketing Of Newtown Shooting Funerals

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 12.18.2012 | Religion

Radio and television host David Pakman offered the Westboro Baptist Church 30 uninterrupted minutes of air time on his program if the controversial gr...

Bright Lights In A Dark Moment: Ann Curry's #26Acts Of Kindness

Anjali Sareen | Posted 02.16.2013 | Impact
Anjali Sareen

For a nation still in mourning over a horrific tragedy, journalist Ann Curry offers a glimmer hope: a challenge to do #26acts of kindness in tribute to the 26 innocent victims of Sandy Hook.

Georgetown Student's Parent Among Those Killed At Sandy Hook

Posted 12.18.2012 | College

Georgetown University community members are raising money for a student whose mother was among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn....

WATCH: Coping With The Connecticut School Shooting

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.14.2012 | Parents

Psychologists Jeff Gardere and Peggy Norwood joined HuffPost Live hosts Marc Lamont Hill and Abby Huntsman to discuss how those affected by Friday's d...

WATCH: 3rd-Grade Witness's Account Of Elementary Shooting

Posted 12.14.2012 | Crime

A 3rd-grade witness to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School saw her classmates running, screaming and crying as a gunman opened fire this...