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.