Town Heals and Remembers

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system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man...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

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 05:22 PM EST

"There's Somebody Shooting": Newtown Tapes Released

"There's Somebody Shooting": Newtown Tapes Released

One of the first calls to police from the scene of the 2012 schoolhouse massacre in Newtown, Conn. came from a panicked woman inside. Erika Tarantal reports.

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 08:55 PM EST

'There's Somebody Shooting': Newtown Tapes Released

'There's Somebody Shooting': Newtown Tapes Released

One of the first calls to police from the scene of the 2012 schoolhouse massacre in Newtown, Conn. came from a panicked woman inside. "Sandy Hook School," she told the dispatcher said in a shaky voice, according...

Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 09:04 AM EST

Investigators to Release Report on Sandy Hook Shooting

Investigators to Release Report on Sandy Hook Shooting

Investigators are planning to release a long-awaited report on the Newtown school shooting, nearly a year after the massacre of 20 children and six women inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Wintry Storm Glazes Tri-State With Ice, Slush; More on the Way

Wintry Storm Glazes Tri-State With Ice, Slush; More on the Way

A freezing storm dumped snow, then sleet, then plain rain on the tri-state, glazing over streets and sidewalks across the region Wednesday with a slushy, slippery mix -- and more wintry weather could be on...

NYPD Detective Killed in Wrong-Way Crash Mourned at Funeral

NYPD Detective Killed in Wrong-Way Crash Mourned at Funeral

Hundreds of family members, friends and NYPD colleagues gathered Wednesday to remember the 46-year-old detective killed when a wrong-way driver smashed head-on into his vehicle as he drove to work last week.

5 Hurt in Fire at Building on Columbia University Campus: FDNY

5 Hurt in Fire at Building on Columbia University Campus: FDNY

Five people, including four firefighters, were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a blaze broke out on the first floor of a Manhattan building that houses students at Columbia University’s...

Teacher Fined $1,500 for Asking Preschooler's Mom to Use Food Stamp Card

Teacher Fined $1,500 for Asking Preschooler's Mom to Use Food Stamp Card

A Brooklyn teacher will pay a $1,500 fine for asking the mother of a 4-year-old student to loan her a food stamp card, officials say.

"It Was Him": Lawyer Admits Tsarnaev Role in Boston Bombings

"It Was Him": Lawyer Admits Tsarnaev Role in Boston Bombings

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committed the crime. But she argued that he had fallen under the influence of...

New Map Breaks Down Rent Affordability by Neighborhood

New Map Breaks Down Rent Affordability by Neighborhood

New Yorkers are spending more and more of their paychecks on rent, with the city ranking far above most others in the U.S. when it comes to rent-to-income ratios, according to a new report.