Brother of slain Sandy Hook student to run for public office

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim is running for the Connecticut Senate.Republican JT Lewis of Newtown posted a video on Twitter Monday, announcing plans to challenge Republican Sen.

Sandy Hook parents score a win in growing fight against hoaxers

HARTFORD  — The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims’ relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists.The book, “Nobody Died at Sandy Hook,” has also been pulled to settle claims against its publisher filed by Lenny Pozner, whose 6-year-old son Noah was killed in the shooting.“My face-to-face interactions with Mr.

Sandy Hook Elementary School evacuated over bomb threat on 6th anniversary of shooting

NEWTON, Conn. - Newtown Police say a bomb threat caused Sandy Hook Elementary School to be evacuated.The children have been dismissed for the day.Thursday, there were a rash of bomb threats throughout the country, but police say they aren't related, and that the threat was specific to the school.Police confirm that the children are safely off the property, and they are doing a sweep out of an abundance of caution.

FBI: Newtown shooter told woman adult-child sexual relationships could be "possibly beneficial to both parties"

HARTFORD, Connecticut — There was evidence the Newtown school shooter had an interest in children that could be categorized as pedophilia, but there was no proof he ever acted on it, according to FBI documents released Tuesday.The records were among more than 1,500 pages of documents released by the FBI in connection with its investigation of the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

FBI releases documents on 2012 Newtown school shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. — The FBI has released more than 1,500 pages of documents related to its investigation of the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead.Many of the documents released Tuesday had large sections redacted.

Man charged with threatening Sandy Hook School

NEWTOWN, Conn. — A Connecticut man is accused of phoning in a threat to the new Sandy Hook Elementary School, which replaced the building that was demolished after 20 children and six educators were shot to death there in 2012.Newtown police arrested 28-year-old Pierre Beauvil, of Stamford, on Friday on threatening, harassment and breach of peace charges.Police say someone called the school's main office a couple weeks ago and asked when the first day of school was.

Gun control debate sparked by second anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Today marks the second anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut.There have been more than 75 mass shootings since Sandy Hook and the outspoken father of a victim in one of those subsequent shootings is traveling the country demanding action on guns.Richard Martinez became well known in the aftermath of the Isla Vista shooting back in May of 2014 when he demanded action on gun control from what he called "craven politicians."Martinez spoke with FOX6 News in Fox Point at a meeting of the local chapter of the group "Mom's Demand Action."Martinez lost his son in a California shooting after Sandy Hook.FOX6 News' Mike Lowe asked what the tragedy meant to Martinez:"My son was killed in Isla Vista, California this past year.

City Hall bells to ring Saturday to remember Newtown victims

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The bell at Milwaukee City Hall will ring 26 times on Saturday, December 14th to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting which took place one year ago.Mayor Tom Barrett encouraged people in Milwaukee to use the occasion to reflect on all the victims of gun violence in our community.“The Newtown, Connecticut shooting was a horrible event.