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Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 08:20 PM EST

Sandy Hook Marks 3rd Anniversary of School Shooting

Sandy Hook Marks 3rd Anniversary of School Shooting

Monday marks three years since a deadly mass shooting claimed the lives of 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School. For the first time, Newtown students are in school on the anniversary of...

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 08:01 AM EST

Newtown Prepares to Mark Sandy Hook Anniversary

Newtown Prepares to Mark Sandy Hook Anniversary

On a door at the Newtown Congregational Church is a sign with a simple message: “We are Sandy Hook. We Choose Love.” “Choosing love is not something that is an afterthought, it really is a conscious choice...

Monday, Dec 15, 2014 at 01:34 PM EST

Newtown Victims' Families Sue Gunmaker, Seller

Newtown Victims' Families Sue Gunmaker, Seller

The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher injured two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the...

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 12:14 PM EST

Adam Lanza's Mental Illness Not Treated Appropriately: Agency

Adam Lanza's Mental Illness Not Treated Appropriately: Agency

The Connecticut school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man...

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 10:26 AM EST

Queens Playground Dedicated to Sandy Hook Victim

Queens Playground Dedicated to Sandy Hook Victim

A new playground in Brooklyn's hurricane-battered Breezy Point neighborhood has been dedicated to the memory of a school psychologist killed in the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

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Sword Killer Came to NYC to Attack Black People: NYPD
Sword Killer Came to NYC to Attack Black People: NYPD

The suspect in a fatal Manhattan stabbing of a 66-year-old man told detectives he specifically traveled to New York City to attack black men, police say.

London Car Rampage, Stabbing Leave Attacker, 4 Others Dead
London Car Rampage, Stabbing Leave Attacker, 4 Others Dead

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant, and 40 others were injured in what Prime Minister Theresa May condemned as a "sick and depraved terrorist attack." Lawmakers, lords, staff and visitors were locked down after the man was shot by police within the perimeter of Parliament, just yards (meters) from entrances to the building itself and in the shadow of the iconic Big Ben clock tower. He died, as did three pedestrians on the bridge, and the police officer.

Long-Lost Sisters Reunite as Cops at NYPD Precinct
Long-Lost Sisters Reunite as Cops at NYPD Precinct

Two officers sharing a last name and a precinct; it's not the first in the NYPD. The women soon discovered they shared a lot more than a precinct — they shared a father.

April the Giraffe Is Cranky; Beau Ruins New Toys (That Guy)
April the Giraffe Is Cranky; Beau Ruins New Toys (That Guy)

A few enrichment toys, more odd behavior and even more back end swelling and pulsing, but still no baby giraffe for April.

AP: Trump Campaign Chief Linked to Putin Interests
AP: Trump Campaign Chief Linked to Putin Interests

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, The Associated Press has learned. The White House on Wednesday acknowledged the AP's revelations had "started to catch a lot of buzz" but brushed them aside, though some members of Congress expressed alarm. Manafort's activities appeared to contradict previous assertions by the Trump administration and Manafort that he never worked for Russian interests.

Arson Bust Snares Gotti Grandson, Mobster in Lufthansa Case
Arson Bust Snares Gotti Grandson, Mobster in Lufthansa Case

John J. Gotti, the 23-year-old grandson of the late Gambino crime boss for whom he is named, has been arrested in an arson case, along with reputed mobster Vincent Asaro, who investigators allege solicited the younger man to commit the crime.