Town Heals and Remembers

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 at 10:35 PM EDT

Obama Meets with Relatives of Newtown Victims

Obama Meets with Relatives of Newtown Victims

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met Thursday with relatives of the victims of the Connecticut school shooting, who were visiting Washington on the eve of the six-month anniversary of the...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 at 07:51 AM EDT

Playgrounds Honoring 26 Newtown Victims Take Shap

Playgrounds Honoring 26 Newtown Victims Take Shap

Six months after the school shooting in Newtown, 26 playgrounds are taking shape around the region, showcasing each of the victim's likes and interests — everything from the moon to flamingos.

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 12:38 PM EDT

Woman to Be Sentenced Next Month for Sandy Hook Fraud

Woman to Be Sentenced Next Month for Sandy Hook Fraud

A New York City woman pleaded guilty Thursday to charges she fraudulently collected money in the name one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Nouel Alba, 37, entered the plea in...

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:50 AM EDT

No Drugs, Alcohol Found in Newtown Shooter: AP

No Drugs, Alcohol Found in Newtown Shooter: AP

Toxicology tests on the Newtown, Conn., school shooter's body did not turn up any alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medication, an official familiar with the case told the Associated Press.

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 01:53 PM EDT

OPI Launches “Sandy Hook Green” Nail Polish

OPI Launches “Sandy Hook Green” Nail Polish

The nail polish company OPI and Sandy Hook Promise have launched a new, limited edition nail color called “Sandy Hook Green” to raise money for Sandy Hook Promise. The nail polish will be launched at the...

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 01:27 PM EDT

School Security Gaps a Problem, Even After Newtown: Officials

School Security Gaps a Problem, Even After Newtown: Officials

Connecticut officials say they're seeing potential security problems at schools across the state, even after the Newtown shootings in December and subsequent efforts to improve safety.

Friday, May 3, 2013 at 10:09 PM EDT

Newtown Board Mulls Plans for Sandy Hook School

Newtown Board Mulls Plans for Sandy Hook School

Town officials met Friday night to discuss whether to renovate or rebuild the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December or build a new school nearby.

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 at 01:16 PM EDT

LeBron Shoes Being Auctioned for Newtown Families

LeBron Shoes Being Auctioned for Newtown Families

The sneakers LeBron James wore during a game the day after the Sandy Hook Elementary School are available for auction and proceeds will go to Newtown families.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 08:40 AM EDT

Newtown Budget With Extra School Security Rejected

Newtown Budget With Extra School Security Rejected

Newtown residents have rejected a budget that included money for extra school security in the wake of the December massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 first-graders and six educators.

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 08:44 AM EDT

Newtown Families Vow to Continue Fight for Gun Law

Newtown Families Vow to Continue Fight for Gun Law

Many families who lost loved ones in December's massacre at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school view the Senate's defeat this past week of the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades with...

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WATCH: Cops Chase Horse Through Hell's Kitchen

WATCH: Cops Chase Horse Through Hell's Kitchen

A runaway carriage horse is back at work after leading police on a chase through Hell's Kitchen over the weekend.

Girl Beaten to Death After Refusing to Eat Dirty Diaper: Source

Girl Beaten to Death After Refusing to Eat Dirty Diaper: Source

Police say the 5-year-old brother of a 3-year-old girl allegedly beaten to death by her stepfather at a Brooklyn homeless shelter gave detectives a detailed account of the assault, telling them the suspect...

Football Coaches Suspended as Hazing Details Emerge: Reports

Football Coaches Suspended as Hazing Details Emerge: Reports

Seven Sayreville War Memorial High School students have been arrested on sexual assault and other charges in a series of alleged hazing incidents last month, prosecutors say.

"Riotous Behavior": Police Detail NH Pumpkin Festival Chaos

"Riotous Behavior": Police Detail NH Pumpkin Festival Chaos

Eighty-four people were arrested during riots at a New Hampshire community's annual pumpkin festival, and authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying more rioters. The chaos spilled...

Rutgers Student Hospitalized After On-campus Attack

Rutgers Student Hospitalized After On-campus Attack

Police are searching for two suspects who assaulted and robbed a student on Rutgers University's New Brunswick campus.

NY Says Students Should Be Able to Swap Regents Exam

NY Says Students Should Be Able to Swap Regents Exam

New York education leaders on Monday endorsed a plan to give students more flexibility in how they earn their high school diplomas with the goal of improving graduation rates and career readiness.