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Among Real First Responders, Sandy Hook Hoaxer Wolfgang Halbig is Persona Non Grata

Con artist Wolfgang Halbig may be able to fool some of the people some of the time, but he can’t fool real law enforcement and emergency medical service (EMS) workers. For the better part of this year, Halbig has been the face of a small but obsessive group of conspiracy theorists—commonly referred to as Hoaxers—who … Continue reading

Sandy Hook: Honr Trumps Hoaxer

Over the past several weeks, Hoaxers have been up in arms over a tireless effort to wipe their offensive, slanderous and grossly inaccurate content off the face of the worldwide web. What’s a Hoaxer, you ask? That’s a word assigned to those who believe that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School (SHES) massacre was actually … Continue reading

Social Media Threat Targets Newtown High School

Visitors have been barred from Newtown High School for the afternoon after school officials discovered a threat on social media. Newtown school superintendent Dr. Joseph Erardi sent an email to parents Tuesday notifying them of the lock-in, which lasted from 1:10 p.m. to 1:55 p.m. The lock-in allows classes to continue on a normal schedule, … Continue reading

State Rep. Candidate McGovern Member Of Sandy Hook Hoax Group

A candidate running for state Representative is a member of a closed Facebook group that claims the Dec. 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in which 20 children and six adults were killed was a hoax. James McGovern, the Republican challenger candidate in the Connecticut House of Representatives 15th district, which includes Bloomfield and Windsor, is … Continue reading

Report expected to reveal more about Sandy Hook gunman

NEWTOWN — Sandy Hook Elementary School faculty and staff learned Thursday a report on the school life of gunman Adam Lanza, who killed 20 students and six educators on Dec. 14, 2012, would be publicly released. The parents of the 20 children killed by the 20-year-old Lanza before he took his own life were invited to … Continue reading

Newtown First Selectman speaks on overwhelming response to Sandy Hook

Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra made an excellent suggestion when she addressed the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission last week. Assign a state agency, she said, to coordinate the flood of charitable offers that can flow in after a catastrophe. No municipality could have been prepared for the tremendous worldwide outpouring in response to the tragedy at the … Continue reading

‘I am Adam Lanza’s Mother’

In December 2012, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed 27 people, including his mother and 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the nation reeled with grief. Liza Long, a mother in Boise, Idaho, asked herself: What if my son is capable of that? She came forward in a blog post titled “I am Adam Lanza’s … Continue reading

Rocky Mountain LOW: Sandy Hook Hoaxer Runs for Office in Colorado

It was almost almost exactly one year ago that the voters of Colorado’s 3rd Senate District voted to recall Democrat Angela Giron. It was a lopsided result, much bigger than the one that took out the state Senate president, a 14-point landslide against one of the Democrats who’d represented a fairly conservative district yet dared … Continue reading

Sandy Hook Report Unlikely To Include Analysis of Gunman

When the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission releases its final report in about six weeks, it’s unlikely to include an analysis of Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old man who murdered 20 first-graders and six educators in Newtown. “Our report is not going to be a deconstruction of Adam Lanza,” Hamden Mayor Scott Jackson, the panel’s chairman, said … Continue reading

Noah Pozner’s Sandy Ground Playground Opened Sunday

By Wendy Mitchell The Sandy Ground Where Angels Play dedicated a playground Sunday to honor the life of Noah Pozner, a 6-year-old boy who died in the tragic shootings in Sandy Hook, CT on 12/14/12. The Sandy Ground Project was established by members of the New Jersey Fireman’s Benevolent Association to build 26 playgrounds along … Continue reading