Monday, January 14, 2013
Members of the organization are looking to have Sandy Hook remembered as a place where 'real change began,' and they ask you to make the promise.
From Newtown Patch: Flanked by fellow grieving Sandy Hook parents and an enlarged photo of her late daughter, Nelba Marquez-Greene explained why she has taken the Sandy Hook Promise. “On Dec. 14, I put two children on the bus and only one came home,” she said. “I pray that no mother, father, grandparent or caregiver of children ever have to go through this pain.” That is what members of the organization Sandy Hook Promise hope to achieve through their mission, which was explained in detail at Edmond Town Hall Monday morning. It was exactly one month since a lone gunman killed 20 children, four teachers and two administrators before turning the gun on himself in one of the worst acts of school violence in the nation’s history. Members of …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Information about the victims, the investigation and scheduled visit by President Obama to Newtown on Sunday.
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Monday, December 17, 2012
Newtown, Conn. authorities have identified the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and on Saturday released their names to the media. Reporters and editors from Newtown Patch have been covering the tragic story from all angles. Here are several articles with the latest updates from the scene including a link with information about how you can help the victims' families. First Funerals Set for Monday and Tuesday for Sandy Hook Victims How to Help Families Affected by Newtown School Shooting Medical Examiner: Newtown Shooting Victims Suffered 'Devasting Set of Injuries' Photos from Sandy Hook School Shooting The Victims: Police Release Names of 20 Children, Six Adults Killed in Newtown School Pyschologist Mary …
Friday, December 14, 2012
A gunman shoots at staff, children at a Newtown (CT) elementary school.
The gunman who is believed to have shot and killed 27 people including 18 children at the Sandy Elementary School has been found dead inside the school. Authorities have said the FBI and New Jersey State Police were assisting by searching the New Jersey home of the 20-year-old gunman's father. NBC Channel 4 reported at 2:15 p.m. that law enforcement sources have told them the gunman's mother has been found dead in her residence. Her hometown has not been disclosed. Citing sources, the Associated Press is reporting the gunman who rampaged through the Sandy Hook Elementary School was armed with four guns including a high-powered rifle and is believed to have shot and killed 27 people including 18 children. Investigators have identified the …