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Florida woman charged with threatening Sandy Hook parent

A Florida woman accused of making death threats to the parent of a child killed at Sandy Hook Elementary school because she believes the 2012 shooting rampage was a hoax has been indicted on federal charges, prosecutors said on Wednesday.


On December 14, 2012, a gunman opened fire on Sandy Hook Elementary School, leaving 26 dead, including 20 young children. Reuters photographers share their experience covering the story that devastated Newtown, Connecticut and the rest of the country.   Video 

Audio: 911 recordings from Sandy Hook shooting

Lawsuit can proceed versus maker of gun used in Connecticut school shooting

A lawsuit can proceed against the maker of the gun used in the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that left 20 children and 6 adults dead, a Connecticut judge ruled on Thursday.

U.S., Apr 14 2016

Guilty plea expected in Sandy Hook charity fraud case

A Tennessee man charged last year with using a fake charity to steal money following the December 2012 shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut has agreed to enter a guilty plea.

U.S., Mar 24 2016

Gunmaker to ask judge to dismiss lawsuit over 2012 Connecticut school massacre

The maker of the gun used in the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is expected to ask a Connecticut judge on Monday to toss a lawsuit filed against it by the families of nine of the people who died in the attack, according to court filings.

U.S., Feb 22 2016

Three years later, thousands mark Sandy Hook shooting on social media

NEW YORK Thousands took to social media on Monday to remember the children and teachers who were killed in a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, three years ago, many of them decrying the lack of new gun control laws.

U.S., Dec 14 2015

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Lynn and Christopher McDonnell, the parents of seven-year-old Grace McDonnell, grieve near Sandy Hook Elementary after learning their daughter was one of 20 school children and six adults killed after a gunman opened fire inside the school in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012.  A heavily armed gunman opened fire on school children and staff at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, killing at least 26 people, including 20 children, in the latest in a series of shooting rampages that have tormented the United States this year.     REUTERS/Adrees Latif   (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3BKZQ

Remembering Newtown

Mourning the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting.  Slideshow 

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on after speaking at a vigil held at Newtown High School for families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut December 16, 2012. Obama on Sunday consoled the Connecticut town shattered by the massacre of 20 young schoolchildren, lauding residents' courage in the face of tragedy and saying the United States was not doing enough to protect its children REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW EDUCATION) - RTR3BNWA

Obama to Newtown: 'You are not alone'

President Barack Obama attended a vigil honoring the victims of the violent school shooting in Connecticut.   Video 

Nelba Marquez Greene (R), her husband Jimmy Green, and her mother Elba Marquez, grieve over the loss of their daughter Ana Grace Marquez Green (in photo) at the launch of the Sandy Hook Promise in Newtown, Connecticut January, 14, 2013.  REUTERS/Gary He/Insider Images

Searching for answers in Newtown

A month after the massacre in Newtown, families launch Sandy Hook Promise in effort to curb gun violence.   Video 

People hold signs memorializing Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, as they participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTR3D02N

Newtown families join gun control march

Residents of the Connecticut town join a march in Washington D.C. to support gun control.   Video