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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ordered to pay $100k after he claimed Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax
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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ordered to pay $100k after he claimed Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax

Jan 1st 2020, 3:00 PM 58,081 Views 78 Comments

A 20-year-old gunman killed 20 first-graders, six educators and himself at the school in 2012.

Father of Sandy Hook victim wins case against author who claimed the shooting never happened
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Father of Sandy Hook victim wins case against author who claimed the shooting never happened

Jun 18th 2019, 7:10 AM 23,014 Views 0 Comments

The latest victory for victims’ relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists.

Alex Jones and Infowars banned from Facebook
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Alex Jones and Infowars banned from Facebook

May 2nd 2019, 10:54 PM 33,146 Views 193 Comments

Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam was also banned.

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths
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Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths

Nov 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 10,376 Views 22 Comments

Families were back in court today – last year a lawsuit was thrown out of court.

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School
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Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School

Jul 29th 2016, 9:38 PM 20,186 Views 43 Comments

The scene of the 2012 Newtown massacre is now a high-tech building that will open in the autumn.

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat
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Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat

Oct 1st 2014, 6:27 PM 9,412 Views 34 Comments

That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.

Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos
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Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos

Dec 28th 2013, 12:08 PM 25,860 Views 25 Comments

The evidence report shows that ammunition, gun magazines and shooting paper targets were found at the home of Adam Lanza.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 14th 2013, 8:00 PM 11,746 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…

One year on, Sandy Hook marks the anniversary of school massacre
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One year on, Sandy Hook marks the anniversary of school massacre

Dec 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,819 Views 9 Comments

The shooting at Newtown in Connecticut was the second-deadliest mass shooting by a single person in US history. Twenty-six people – including 20 children – were killed.

One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services
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One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services

Dec 11th 2013, 7:40 AM 3,117 Views 10 Comments

Vice President Joe Biden made the announcement as he met with families of children killed in the Newtown school shooting.

Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public
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Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public

Dec 5th 2013, 11:27 AM 9,284 Views 17 Comments

Victims’ families had fought to suppress the tapes, fearing that they would cause distress.

Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown
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Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown

Nov 25th 2013, 9:41 PM 19,752 Views 71 Comments

New details about the devastating massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut nearly a year ago have emerged in a report published today.

Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security
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Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security

Aug 10th 2013, 5:30 PM 6,880 Views 30 Comments

Panel looking at how schools can increase their security following Newtown massacre says simple steps are the most effective.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 16th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,948 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage
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Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

Jun 14th 2013, 6:55 AM 5,231 Views 21 Comments

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote
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'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote

Apr 17th 2013, 11:25 PM 21,364 Views 150 Comments

The father of a Sandy Hook victim also spoke about the rejected Senate measure on gun checks at the White House today.

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'
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Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

Apr 9th 2013, 8:42 AM 4,812 Views 4 Comments

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre
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Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre

Apr 4th 2013, 8:11 AM 8,145 Views 90 Comments

Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.

US ban on assault rifles removed from gun control package
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US ban on assault rifles removed from gun control package

Mar 20th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,261 Views 76 Comments

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid admitted that the proposed ban on assault rifles and large capacity magazines did not have the votes to pass.

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents
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Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents

Feb 22nd 2013, 9:41 AM 1,894 Views 16 Comments

Biden advocated a series of proposals, including universal background checks for gun owners, a ban on many military-style weapons and a limit on the size of magazines.

Sandy Hook children to pay tribute to classmates by singing at the Super Bowl
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Sandy Hook children to pay tribute to classmates by singing at the Super Bowl

Jan 31st 2013, 1:06 PM 4,315 Views 14 Comments

The choir will perform ‘America the Beautiful’.

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators
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Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

Jan 31st 2013, 10:26 AM 3,254 Views 4 Comments

The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence
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Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

Jan 16th 2013, 9:50 PM 8,050 Views 90 Comments

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting
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Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting

Jan 5th 2013, 12:25 PM 25,230 Views 61 Comments

The US president later described this as the worst day in his presidency.

Sandy Hook massacre survivors back to class today
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Sandy Hook massacre survivors back to class today

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:34 AM 4,572 Views 10 Comments

The children will not return to Sandy Hook, but will instead attend a disused school in a nearby town.

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school
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New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:10 PM 13,826 Views 72 Comments

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses
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US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses

Dec 27th 2012, 12:11 PM 11,544 Views 47 Comments

The New York newspaper published the names and addresses of people who are licensed to own guns across two counties in the state – but were they right to do it?

University basketball team show support for Newtown with special Sandy Hook jerseys
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University basketball team show support for Newtown with special Sandy Hook jerseys

Dec 23rd 2012, 11:42 AM 706 Views 0 Comments

Xavier will auction off the uniforms for charity, they say.

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'
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NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'

Dec 21st 2012, 5:17 PM 11,550 Views 150 Comments

The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.

Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference
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Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference

Dec 21st 2012, 4:10 PM 3,934 Views 21 Comments

The NRA is giving its first press conference since the mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut a week ago where 20 children and six adults died.

Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings
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Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings

Dec 21st 2012, 2:57 PM 2,542 Views 8 Comments

26 bells were sounded – one for each of the victims of last week’s shooting – after a moment of silence.

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month
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Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month

Dec 19th 2012, 8:12 PM 4,464 Views 26 Comments

Obama has asked his vice president Joe Biden to lead efforts to formulate proposals that he insists will not impinge on the Second Amendment, which enshrines the right to bear arms in the US.

Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown
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Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown

Dec 19th 2012, 7:49 AM 7,188 Views 6 Comments

Sandy Hook elementary remains closed, though, and children have been invited to attend alternative schools next month.

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons
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After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons

Dec 18th 2012, 8:09 PM 9,295 Views 86 Comments

The US president has thrown his support behind a Democratic senator’s attempts to reintroduce a ban on certain types of guns, a ban which expired eight years ago.

Titans RB Chris Johnson remembers school shooting victims by writing their names on his cleats
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Titans RB Chris Johnson remembers school shooting victims by writing their names on his cleats

Dec 18th 2012, 1:20 PM 1,084 Views 0 Comments

Johnson scored a 94-yard touchdown in the win against the Jets.

The Evening Fix...now with added 1990s Internet
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The Evening Fix...now with added 1990s Internet

Dec 17th 2012, 7:50 PM 15,348 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

First two funerals held after US school shooting
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First two funerals held after US school shooting

Dec 17th 2012, 6:55 PM 7,619 Views 36 Comments

Two six-year-old boys are being laid to rest. The first of the girls, also aged six, are due to be laid to rest tomorrow.

Obama tells Newtown: "We will have to change"
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Obama tells Newtown: "We will have to change"

Dec 17th 2012, 7:52 AM 6,502 Views 58 Comments

The US president attended a vigil last night for the victims of the Newtown massacre and gave his strongest hint yet that he may seek to reform America’s gun laws.