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Lawyer: Key Missing From Sandy Hook Massacre Room

He says the emergency folder he inspected should have contained a key

(Newser) - A missing key "is going to be a big part of our case moving forward," says a lawyer for two families who are suing Newtown, Conn., over the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. The Danbury News Times reports that the school district had said in court documents that each... More »

Cops: Burglar Came Back for Stuff Left Behind

Namely, his car keys, car

(Newser) - If only Caleb Shay Funke had invested in a clap-automated key finder . The 22-year-old showed up at the scene of a home burglary in Twin Falls, Idaho, on Saturday and was arrested shortly thereafter for the crime—all because cops say he left his car keys in the house, the... More »

Cheap 'Bump Keys' Ease Break-Ins

With bump of a hammer, tool opens most doors

(Newser) - A special key now widely available online can make it simple to break into homes, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. The $3 “bump key”—a longtime tool of locksmiths—can open most locks with the aid of a bump from a hammer. “A motivated individual with some... More »

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