Nation Apr 17

Sandy Hook and Newtown fridge magnets in a second grade classroom of the newly constructed Sandy Hook Elementary School are pictured in Newtown, Connecticut, on July 29, 2016. Photo by Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters
Appeal focuses on Newtown officials’ actions before shooting

A Connecticut appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit alleging Sandy Hook Elementary School officials failed to order a lockdown that could have saved lives before a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators in 2012.