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Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 09:47 AM EST

Petition Seeks Renamed Street for Hero Newtown Teacher

Petition Seeks Renamed Street for Hero Newtown Teacher

More than 2,000 petitioners are asking Stratford to rename a street to honor a teacher who was among six educators and 20 children who were fatally shot in a Newtown elementary school rampage.

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system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man...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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Queens Deli Worker Shot and Killed in Robbery Attempt: NYPD

Queens Deli Worker Shot and Killed in Robbery Attempt: NYPD

A man was shot and killed inside of a Jamaica, Queens deli Saturday morning, police said.

Charlotte Police Release Portions of Scott Shooting Footage

Charlotte Police Release Portions of Scott Shooting Footage

Charlotte police released dramatic video footage Saturday that shows officers surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles to the ground. It's unclear if there was...

Actor Famous for 'Radio Raheem' Role Dies

Actor Famous for 'Radio Raheem' Role Dies

Bill Nunn, the actor most famous for his role as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing," died Saturday at his home in Pittsburgh, Lee announced on Instagram. He was 63.

'We Are America': New African American History Museum Opens

'We Are America': New African American History Museum Opens

Bells rang out throughout Washington, D.C. Saturday as the Smithsonian's highly anticipated National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., opened after more than 100 years in the...

Suspect in Deadly Washington State Mall Shooting Captured

Suspect in Deadly Washington State Mall Shooting Captured

The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead is in custody, authorities said. He was identified at at a press conference Saturday night as 20-year-old Arcan Cetin, a resident of Oak...

NYT Touts Clinton's Bi-Partisanship in Endorsement

NYT Touts Clinton's Bi-Partisanship in Endorsement

The New York Times editorial board endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Saturday, writing the endorsement is "rooted in respect for her intellect, experience, toughness and courage over a...