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4 months ago

Suit filed over Sandy Hook-inspired law limiting gun rounds

Gun rights supporters are suing Connecticut officials over the state's 2013 ban on magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition
4 months ago
5 months ago

Sandy Hook shooting 'conspiracy theorist' arrested after tormenting families of victims: Police

He could face as much as a year in prison if convicted as charged.
5 months ago
School shooting 'conspiracy theorist' arrested after tormenting families: Police
6 months ago

Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity: FBI

Women claiming to represent stars including Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga posed as booking agents to swindle investors, according to the FBI.
6 months ago
Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity: FBI
6 months ago

Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity with fake promise to book Justin Timberlake for concert: FBI

The two women promised to book singers like Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga for a Sandy Hook charity concert.
6 months ago
Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity with fake Timberlake concert: FBI
7 months ago

Sandy Hook shooting 7 years later

Sandy Hook Promise co-founder talks about losing her son in the Newtown mass shooting and explains what her organization is doing to combat gun violence.
7 months ago
Sandy Hook shooting 7 years later
7 months ago

Sandy Hook shooting: Victims of gun violence commemorate 7th anniversary of massacre

The seventh anniversary of Sandy Hook was commemorated by victims of gun violence.
7 months ago
Sandy Hook families commemorate anniversary with stark message
7 months ago

Newtown football title brings joy on painful anniversary

A high school football team in Newtown, Connecticut, delivered a celebration on the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School
7 months ago
7 months ago

Trial set for Sandy Hook families, gun-maker Remington over school massacre

The relatives of nine victims and one survivor filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Remington Arms in 2015.
7 months ago
Trial set for Sandy Hook families, gun-maker Remington over school massacre
7 months ago

As Newtown students grow up, some turn to activism

Siblings of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and students who lived through it have grown up to become young voices of the gun violence prevention movement
7 months ago
As Newtown students grow up, some turn to activism
8 months ago

Sandy Hook lawsuit could force Remington to open books

A lawsuit against America’s oldest gunmaker is being watched closely.
8 months ago
8 months ago

Newtown shooting victim families can sue gun-maker, Supreme Court allows

The justices did not offer an explanation for their decision to deny the request to take up the case.
8 months ago
Newtown shooting victim families can sue gun-maker, Supreme Court allows
8 months ago

Supreme Court clears way for Newtown shooting victim families to sue AR-15 gun-maker

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for families of Newtown victims to sue gun maker Remington Arms Co. -- the manufacturer of the AR-15.
8 months ago
Newtown shooting victim families can sue gun-maker, Supreme Court allows
9 months ago

Wisconsin man ordered to pay $450K to Sandy Hook father for saying son's death was a hoax

James Fetzer was ordered to pay Lenny Pozner $450,000 in a Sandy Hook defamation case.
9 months ago
Man ordered to pay $450K to Sandy Hook dad for saying he falsified son's death
10 months ago

Non-profit group Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful PSA

The back-to-school PSA is being called “brutal” and “hard to watch.” ABC News’ Kenneth Moton reports.
10 months ago
Non-profit group Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful PSA
10 months ago

Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful new back-to-school ad amid gun reform debate

Sandy Hook Promise, a gun safety advocacy group, released a powerful new back-to-school ad amid the gun reform debate in Washington.
10 months ago
Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful new back-to-school ad amid gun reform debate
10 months ago

Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling PSA on school shootings

Sandy Hook Promise co-founder Nicole Hockley and Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., discuss the importance of fighting for stricter gun legislation.
10 months ago
Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling PSA on school shootings
1 year ago

Teen brother of Sandy Hook student running for state Senate in Connecticut

JT Lewis, 19, felt compelled to run for office to help serve years after his younger brother Jesse was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
1 year ago
Teen brother of Sandy Hook student running for state Senate
1 year ago

Brother of Sandy Hook victim running for Connecticut state Senate

University of Connecticut sophomore JT Lewis explains why he's running for Senate and what policies he plans on implementing if elected senator.
1 year ago
Brother of Sandy Hook victim running for Connecticut state Senate
1 year ago

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats

A Connecticut judge overseeing lawsuits by Sandy Hook families against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says she has been threatened by people posting on Jones' Infowars website
1 year ago
1 year ago

2 legal wins for Sandy Hook parents in battles against conspiracy theorists

The parents of the victims have had to continue to deal with their grief is in battling conspiracy theorists who claim the shooting didn't happen.
1 year ago
2 legal wins for Sandy Hook parents in battles against conspiracy theorists
1 year ago

2 legal wins for Sandy Hook parents in battles

The parents of the victims have had to continue to deal with their grief is in battling conspiracy theorists who claim the shooting didn't happen.
1 year ago
2 legal wins for Sandy Hook parents in battles
1 year ago

Father of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim wins legal battle

Lenny Pozner won a defamation lawsuit against authors of a conspiracy theory book claiming the murders of the 26 children and adults never happened.
1 year ago
Father of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim wins legal battle
1 year ago

'Breaks your heart': Stranger running marathon to honor Sandy Hook dad who died by apparent suicide

Dan Friedman, 30, will run the race for Jeremy Richman, who died on March 25.
1 year ago
Stranger to run Boston Marathon to honor Sandy Hook dad, who died by apparent suicide
1 year ago

Father of child killed in Sandy Hook massacre dies of apparent suicide

Jeremy Richman, who was found at the city's town hall building, had been in Florida recently speaking at an anti-violence summit not far from Parkland.
1 year ago
Father of child killed in Sandy Hook massacre dies of apparent suicide
1 year ago

After Sandy Hook dad's apparent suicide, wife says he 'succumbed to the grief that he could not escape'

Jeremy Richman was found dead from an apparent suicide Monday in Newtown, CT.
1 year ago
Wife speaks out after Sandy Hook dad's apparent suicide
1 year ago

Dad of Sandy Hook school shooting victim dies in apparent suicide: Police

Jeremy Richman's daughter, Avielle, 6, was among the Sandy Hook victims.
1 year ago
Dad of Sandy Hook shooting victim dies in apparent suicide
1 year ago

Dad of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide

Jeremy Richman, the father of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim, was found dead Monday morning from an apparent suicide, according to police in Newtown, Connecticut.
1 year ago
Dad of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide
1 year ago

Court rules Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker over rifle used in shooting

The lawsuit targets Bushmaster Firearms International.
1 year ago
Court rules Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker over rifle used in shooting
1 year ago

Court rules Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker

Connecticut's highest court has cleared the way for families of nine victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting to sue over the marketing of the semiautomatic rifle Adam Lanza used to kill.
1 year ago
Court rules Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker
1 year ago

Infowars' Alex Jones ordered to undergo sworn deposition in Sandy Hook lawsuit

A judge ordered Infowars host Alex Jones to undergo a sworn deposition as part of a defamation lawsuit brought against him by families of the Sandy Hook shooting victims.
1 year ago
Infowars' Alex Jones ordered to undergo sworn deposition in Sandy Hook lawsuit
1 year ago

Families of Sandy Hook shooting victims win legal victory in lawsuit against InfoWars, Alex Jones

Six families sued Alex Jones and InfoWars for defamation, among other claims.
1 year ago
Sandy Hook shooting victims' families win legal victory against InfoWars, Alex Jones
2 years ago

Obama comments on Sandy Hook shooting in 2012

The president spoke about the school shooting that happened in Newtown, Connecticut, on Dec. 14, 2012.
2 years ago
Obama comments on Sandy Hook shooting in 2012
2 years ago

Remembering the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims

Six years after the shooting in Connecticut, a look back at the victims.
2 years ago
Remembering the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims
2 years ago

Sandy Hook parents group releases new PSA

The ad, directed by Rupert Sanders -- best known for directing "Snow White and the Huntsman" -- uses a twist to shock the viewer at the end of a seemingly normal high school day.
2 years ago
Sandy Hook parents group releases new PSA
2 years ago

Families of Sandy Hook victims, FBI agent file defamation lawsuit against right-wing radio host Alex Jones

Six families of victims killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting, as well as an FBI agent, filed a defamation lawsuit today against Alex Jones.
2 years ago
Families of Sandy Hook victims file defamation suit against right-wing radio host
3 years ago

'Exponential' increase in school shooting drills since Sandy Hook

Schools have focused on how to best prepare teachers and students to respond.
3 years ago
'Exponential' increase in school shooting drills since Sandy Hook
3 years ago
5 years after tragedy, families of Sandy Hook victims work to prevent gun violence
3 years ago

Sandy Hook: Five years later, victims' families find new purpose

Nicole Hockley, who lost her son Dylan, and Mark Barden, who lost his son Daniel, helped start Sandy Hook Promise with several other families who lost loved ones in the shooting.
3 years ago
Sandy Hook: Five years later, victims' families find new purpose
3 years ago

5 years after tragedy, family members of Sandy Hook shooting victims work for change

Family members who lost loved ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School speak out five years after later as they work together to prevent future acts of gun violence.
3 years ago
5 years after tragedy, family members of Sandy Hook shooting victims work for change
3 years ago

5 years after Sandy Hook shooting, plans for a permanent memorial take shape

The memorial commission has invited the public to submit designs until Dec. 15.
3 years ago
5 years after Sandy Hook shooting, plans for a permanent memorial take shape
3 years ago

Senator memorializes Sandy Hook victims in 2013 speech about gun violence

Sen. Chris Murphy's first speech from the Senate floor was dedicated to the victims of the 2012 tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.
3 years ago
Senator memorializes Sandy Hook victims in 2013 speech about gun violence
3 years ago

Sandy Hook families push to reinstate lawsuit against gun manufacturer

Families of 9 slain victims and 1 teacher who survived are part of the lawsuit.
3 years ago
Sandy Hook families push to reinstate lawsuit against gun manufacturer
3 years ago

Sandy Hook dad has 'utmost faith' in case as families hope to reinstate lawsuit

Sandy Hook families were back in court today, arguing to Connecticut's highest court to reinstate their lawsuit against Remington Outdoor Co. -- the parent company of the manufacturer of the assault weapon used in the elementary school massacre.
3 years ago
Sandy Hook dad has 'utmost faith' in case as families hope to reinstate lawsuit
4 years ago

Woman Accused of Sandy Hook Death Threat Pleads Not Guilty

Lucy Richards is accused of threatening a parent of a Sandy Hook victim.
4 years ago
Woman Accused of Sandy Hook Death Threat Pleads Not Guilty
4 years ago

Woman Accused of Death Threat Against Sandy Hook Parent Pleads Not Guilty

Lucy Richards is accused of threatening a parent of a Sandy Hook victim.
4 years ago
Woman Accused of Sandy Hook Death Threat Pleads Not Guilty
4 years ago

4 Years After Sandy Hook, Obama Leaves a Legacy of Little Progress on Gun Laws

No federal gun laws have been passed during his two terms, and gun sales are up.
4 years ago
4 Years After Sandy Hook, Obama Has Made Little Progress on Gun Laws
4 years ago

Sandy Hook Promise Launches New PSA on How to Know the Signs and Prevent Gun Violence

Plus, Nicole Hockley, who lost her son at Sandy Hook Elementary School, appears live on "GMA."
4 years ago
 Sandy Hook Promise Launches New PSA on How to Know the Signs and Prevent Gun Violence
4 years ago

Sandy Hook Group Releases PSA on Gun Violence

The video comes just before the 4 year anniversary of the inexplicable tragedy.
4 years ago
Sandy Hook Group Releases PSA on Gun Violence
4 years ago

Sandy Hook Promise Releases New PSA

The organization shares a new message on gun violence ahead of the Dec. 14 anniversary of a gunman killing 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
4 years ago
Sandy Hook Promise Releases New PSA
4 years ago

Sandy Hook Families Appeal Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Gun Company

The families of some of the victims want to sue arms manufacturer Remington.
4 years ago
Newtown Families Appeal Dismissal of Suit Against Gun Company