Newtown http://tpr.org en Newtown Report Offers Few Insights Into School Shooting http://tpr.org/post/newtown-report-offers-few-insights-school-shooting Connecticut State Police have released an <a href="http://cspsandyhookreport.ct.gov/">exhaustive report</a> on last year's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, offering some new details on the massacre that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead.<p>Photographs taken by investigators of the home that 20-year-old shooter Adam Lanza shared with his mother show "numerous rounds of ammunition, gun magazines, shot-up paper targets, gun cases, shooting earplugs and a gun safe with a rifle in it," The Associated Press writes.<p>Last month, authorities released a summary of the evide Fri, 27 Dec 2013 23:04:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 24225 at http://tpr.org Newtown Report Offers Few Insights Into School Shooting In Newtown, Making Promises To Transform A Tragedy http://tpr.org/post/newtown-making-promises-transform-tragedy Nicole Hockley says she used to be the kind of person who knew where she was going in life. Then, last Dec. Sat, 14 Dec 2013 22:13:00 +0000 Craig LeMoult 23572 at http://tpr.org In Newtown, Making Promises To Transform A Tragedy A Year After Shooting, Bells Toll In Newtown http://tpr.org/post/year-after-shooting-bells-toll-newtown As a steady snow blanketed Newtown, this morning, the bells at St. Rose of Lima church tolled 26 times. After each, a name was read.<p>It was an intimate acknowledgment of the 20 children and six educators who were killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School one year ago today.<p>The town asked for privacy and decided not to have any formal remembrance services.<p>President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, meanwhile, lit 26 candles at the Map Room of the White House. Sat, 14 Dec 2013 15:58:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 23563 at http://tpr.org A Year After Shooting, Bells Toll In Newtown In The Midst Of Newtown's Grief, Pastor Says There Is Light http://tpr.org/post/midst-newtowns-grief-pastor-says-there-light Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Coming up, editor Ahmad Omar and I will hear what you had to say about conversations we've had on the program recently. That's ahead in BackTalk. But we're going to start the program today with Faith Matters. That's the part of the program where we talk about matters of faith and spirituality. Today, we want to look at a year of healing, faith and recovery. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:53:00 +0000 editor 23513 at http://tpr.org Already A Major Snag In School Marshal Program http://tpr.org/post/already-major-snag-school-marshal-program <p>The <a href="http://www.tcleose.state.tx.us/" target="_blank">Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education</a> (TCLEOSE) is creating the Texas School Marshal Program that passed during the past legislative session, but there is an issue with where the marshals will get their training.</p><p>The law takes effect in Sept. for the start of the school year, but TCLEOSE has until Jan. 1, 2014, to finalize the curriculum and find a series of locations willing to teach the course.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:24:38 +0000 Ryan Poppe 16588 at http://tpr.org Already A Major Snag In School Marshal Program Preparing For The Worst: Tragedy Aftermath Turns To Emergency Preparedness http://tpr.org/post/preparing-worst-tragedy-aftermath-turns-emergency-preparedness <p></p><p>Concerns and fears in the wake of shooting sprees in Connecticut and Aurora, Colo. have prompted a “what if” mentality for people with children in school and others in public places.</p><p>"I think for the most part people are confused, and out of that confusion comes fear,” said former military combative instructor and martial arts expert Michael Hanson.</p><p><strong>Active Shooter Self-Defense Class</strong></p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 23:34:07 +0000 Ryan Loyd 3859 at http://tpr.org