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Stories with subject: School shootings
  • Effort to expand police mental health coverage progresses 
    Updated: May-22-15 6:50 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - A long-running effort to extend workers' compensation benefits to police officers who receive mental health injuries on the job cleared a key hurdle Friday after years of defeat in the General Assembly.

  • Newtown must pay long-term disability to cop after massacre 
    Updated: May-21-15 7:08 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut state board has ruled that Newtown must pay long-term disability to a police officer who developed anxiety and depression after responding to the 2012 shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

  • US schools ramp up use of safety drills, security 
    Updated: May-21-15 2:38 pm

    WASHINGTON - Safety drills, parent notification systems, and other safety measures in U.S. public schools grew in popularity in the years surrounding the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School.

  • Newtown school principal awarded doctorate posthumously 
    Updated: May-14-15 5:59 pm

    NEWTOWN, Connecticut - The Connecticut elementary school principal who was among the 26 people killed in the 2012 Newtown school shootings will be awarded a doctorate degree posthumously from an upstate New York college, a college official says.

  • Event to benefit autism foundation honoring Newtown victim 
    Updated: May-02-15 9:26 am

    NEWTOWN, Connecticut - Runners and bicyclists are gathering in Newtown for what organizers are calling a "wingathlon" to benefit the foundation set up by the family of one of the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook massacre.