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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system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man...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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Little Girl Rescued After Amber Alert, Dad in Custody: Cops
Little Girl Rescued After Amber Alert, Dad in Custody: Cops

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 6-year-old girl who police believe was taken by her father following a deadly stabbing in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and authorities think the two are in New York City.

Daring Rescue of Potential Jumper Closes GW Bridge
Daring Rescue of Potential Jumper Closes GW Bridge

A man apparently threatening to jump off the George Washington Bridge closed off traffic Friday morning, and police were forced to make a high-risk rescue to snatch the squirming man before he fell.

Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Doing Well, Still Pregnant
Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Doing Well, Still Pregnant

The 15-year-old giraffe named "April" who has captivated millions of people across the world as they watch a livestream in anxious anticipation of the birth of her fourth calf at an upstate New York zoo is doing well and still pregnant.

Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'
Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'

President Donald Trump returned to many of his campaign promises, and hinted at some new action the White House will soon take, in a speech to thousands of conservatives gathered Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. "Our victory was a win for conservative values," Trump said, pledging to support members of law enforcement, repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and build a wall "soon, way ahead of schedule." The call-back to the campaign trail included some popular phrases — and a jab at Hillary Clinton that elicited chants of "lock her up!" Trump reiterated his assurance that he will "put American first," saying there is no global flag, so that terrorism doesn't strike in the U.S. And in looking forward, Trump vowed that would "never apologize" for protecting the safety of American people and promised "brand new action" in the coming days to protect the nation.

Guests Dangled From Windows as Fire Swept Through NJ Hotel: Fire Chief
Guests Dangled From Windows as Fire Swept Through NJ Hotel: Fire Chief

A blaze that shot through the roof of a South Jersey hotel overnight left two people, including a police officer, injured. The blaze at the Ramada Inn on Landis Avenue in Vineland broke out in a second floor room around 2 a.m. Friday and it took firefighters more than two hours to get the flames under control. All 28 guests were accounted for, firefighters said.

Little Tikes Recalls Toddler Swings Due to Fall Hazard
Little Tikes Recalls Toddler Swings Due to Fall Hazard

Little Tikes is recalling about 540,000 toddler swings due to a fall hazard. The seat of the swings is made from plastic that can crack or break, posing a safety hazard to toddlers. This recall involves Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug’n Secure pink toddler swings. The swings have a pink T-shaped restraint in front with a Little Tikes logo. The swing is suspended by four yellow ropes.