Norma Brewer’s daughter said the joke was “typical mom.”
Officials voted to raze the home of Adam Lanza who killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.
The 17-year-old with cancer, though, said the decision should be hers, and that for her, it’s about “the quality of my life, not the quantity.”
In the two years since the Sandy Hook massacre, active shooter drills have become an ordinary — and depressing — part of going to school in America. BuzzFeed News talks to teachers about the frustrating necessity of preparing kids for the worst.
Old Navy is open for 31 straight hours this Black Friday. The only way to truly understand the reality of a 31-hour workday is to dive in at its darkest hour. So I did.
Jay Leno decided to cancel his appearance at a firearms convention after learning that the sponsor is based in Newtown, Connecticut.
The #FindAMissingPerson hashtag was created to bring awareness to the thousands of people who go missing in the U.S. each year. We challenge you, the internet at large, to help find these 55 missing people.
The turkeys are coming! The turkeys are coming! H/t NBC Connecticut.
AKA the best region in the entire country.
Nasir Fleming is the first openly gay male student to win the title of prom queen in the Connecticut school’s history.
Police said a 16-year-old boy allegedly stabbed Maren Sanchez, 16, in the throat after she turned down his invitation to junior prom. Update: Sanchez died of wounds to her torso and neck, Connecticut’s chief medical examiner said Sunday.
Undocumented student-activists tried to get the state legislature to pass a law granting them access to financial aid. When that didn’t work, they went to the University of Connecticut for help.
The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team capped off a perfect season and spoiled Notre Dame’s, defeating the Irish 79-58, to win the Huskies’ ninth national title.
The UConn men’s Huskies defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 on Monday night to secure the national title, just one year after the Connecticut program was barred from March Madness due to faltering grades.
The state police have found that guns are alive and well in Connecticut.
Have you tried the pork and seaweed donut yet?
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From the mountains of Vermont to the shores of Maine, New England is at its most beautiful covered in a blanket of snow.
The White House announced two executive actions Friday aimed at making it easier for states to provide information on those with mental illness to the federal background check system.
Newtown, Conn., marked one year since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting Saturday.
Memorial services in Newtown and throughout the nation today marked the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.
A Connecticut Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that the 911 recordings from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will be made public. The tapes will remain sealed until Dec. 4 to give the state time to appeal the decision.
The university has given students and faculty the all clear and lifted the lockdown. Three people are currently in custody.
All roads to the Republican candidate for mayor of New York City lead back to Connecticut. Update: A Lhota spokeswoman says “it was incorporated in New York, but the treasurer’s home address is in CT.”
“It is sometimes hard to understand why I still don’t have my beautiful butterfly,” Alissa Parker, mother of Emilie Parker who was killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting, writes in her essay ‘Butterfly.’
There is no better feeling.
Students carrying a 90-foot long American flag led the 52nd annual Labor Day parade down Newtown’s Main Street.
There is only 100% pure maple syrup. Everything else is trash.