- Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 8:45 am
HARTFORD (AP) — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission debated Friday whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter’s mother, a woman who has been faulted for contributing to the tragedy by fostering his fascination with guns as he grew increasingly socially isolated.
- Saturday, January 17, 2015
HARTFORD — An advisory panel charged with looking at public safety in the wake of the deadly Newtown school shooting agreed on January 16 to include in its final report a recommendation to ban the sale and possession of any gun that can fire more than ten rounds without reloading.
- Saturday, November 15, 2014
The information being related Friday morning in the C.H. Booth Library meeting room could very well have represented keynote remarks for a symposium on handling victims of mass casualty disasters.
But it came with tears, hand-holding, fleeting video images of happy, dancing children, and the often wrenching testimony of several parents whose children were murdered on 12/14.
- Saturday, January 25, 2014
STAMFORD (AP) — The father of the gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School killings has agreed to help a Connecticut commission obtain his son’s school and medical records, which members hope can shed more light on the tragedy.
Peter Lanza met for an hour Thursday, January 23, with Hamden Mayor Scott Jackson, chairman of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, which is investigating the events of 12/14. Mr Lanza is the father of the shooter, who killed 20 children and six women before taking his own life as police arrived on the scene.
- Sunday, January 19, 2014
HARTFORD (AP) — An expert told a commission looking into the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre in Connecticut on Friday that there is no data linking autism with increased violent criminal behavior.
On 12/14, Adam Lanza, 20, opened fire at Sandy Hook, killing 20 young children and six educators. The shooter, who had killed his mother earlier in the day, later committed suicide.