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  • Henry honors victims of Conn. school shooting

    J.J. Henry slipped on a white golf cap that prompted questions because of the four letters stretched across the front. That was the whole idea.


  • A sign for Chalk Hill School is seen in Monroe, Conn., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. Sandy Hook Elementary School students will begin classes on Thursday at Chalk Hill School. The school was overhauled specially for them in the neighboring town of Monroe, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since Newtown, Conn., shooting

    The Newtown schools superintendent says preparations have been made for a "normal" day, yet it will likely be anything but that when classes resume for Sandy Hook Elementary School students for the first time since a gunman killed 20 of their classmates.


  • FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2012 file photo, a school bus rolls toward a memorial in Newtown, Conn., for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Nearly three weeks after the shooting rampage, classes are starting Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 for the Sandy Hook students at a repurposed school in the neighboring town of Monroe, where the students' desks have been taken along with backpacks and other belongings that were left behind in the chaos following the shooting on Dec. 14. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

    Sandy Hook parents, students face fears as class resumes

    Since escaping a gunman's rampage at their elementary school, the 8-year-old Connors triplets have suffered nightmares, jumped at noises and clung to their parents a little more than usual.


  • ** FILE ** A school bus rolls toward a memorial in Newtown, Conn., for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Sandy Hook students, teachers heading back to school

    Parents in Newtown, Conn., are bracing to send their children back to school, nearly three weeks after the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It won't be easy — for the parents or the children, who heard the gunshots that killed 20 of their classmates and six educators.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Alternative solution to school security

    The tragic school invasion at Sandy Hook Elementary School and other murders across America call for a proactive plan of action to protect our children from continued atrocities.


  • Joanne and Bill Brunetti of Newtown, Conn., part of a group monitoring memorials around the clock, take an early morning shift on Dec. 25, 2012, in Newtown, near a memorial for Sandy Hook Elementary School students and teachers. Gunman Adam Lanza walked into the school on Dec. 14 and opened fire, killing 26, including 20 children, before killing himself. (Associated Press)

    Well-wishers console Newtown, Conn., residents on Christmas

    This Christmas was unlike any other in Newtown. When a gunman wiped out nearly an entire first-grade class and killed students and adults in two other first-grade classrooms just 11 days before Christmas, it made it impossible for the holiday to be the same this year.


  • Police continue to block the road to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 25, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Police union seeks more help for Newtown officers

    Some of the police officers who responded to the school shooting in Newtown are so traumatized they haven't been working, but they have to use sick time and could soon be at risk of going without a paycheck, a union official said Wednesday.


  • Christmas stockings with the names of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting hang from a railing near a makeshift memorial near the town Christmas tree in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. In the wake of the shooting, the grieving town is trying to find meaning in Christmas. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Newtown, Conn., marks Christmas amid signs of mourning

    Newtown, Conn., observed Christmas amid snow-covered teddy bears, stockings, flowers and candles left in memory of the 20 children and six educators gunned down at an elementary school just 11 days before the holiday.


  • ** FILE ** Addison Strychalsky, 2, of Newtown, Conn., pets Libby, a golden retriever therapy dog, during a visit from the dogs and their handlers to a memorial for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Messages of hope pouring into Newtown, Conn.

    More messages of hope and solidarity poured into Newtown on Monday as the town prepared to observe Christmas Eve 10 days after the elementary school massacre that claimed the lives of 20 first-graders and six teachers and administrators.


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