Town Heals and Remembers

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:51 AM EDT

Bronx Woman Sentenced in Newtown Fraud Case

Bronx Woman Sentenced in Newtown Fraud Case

A New York City woman who posed as the aunt of a boy killed in the Newtown elementary school shooting massacre and solicited money was sentenced on Tuesday to eight months in prison.

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 at 07:33 AM EDT

Frustrations, Confusion at Forum on Sandy Hook Fund

Frustrations, Confusion at Forum on Sandy Hook Fund

Frustrations and confusion were aired Thursday evening at a public forum on how to distribute the millions of dollars in donations collected after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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...

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.

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Wailing Tot Rescued from Hot Car in Parking Lot

Wailing Tot Rescued from Hot Car in Parking Lot

A wailing, sweat-soaked toddler was rescued from inside a locked minivan parked at a Costco in New Jersey on a sweltering afternoon Thursday, authorities say and cellphone video shows.

Intruder Climbs Fire Escape, Gropes Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Intruder Climbs Fire Escape, Gropes Sleeping Woman: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they say broke into an apartment in the West Village through a fire escape, groped a sleeping woman and then fled when she awoke.

Suspect Charged in Shooting of Off-Duty Cop: NYPD

Suspect Charged in Shooting of Off-Duty Cop: NYPD

A suspect wanted in Tuesday's late-night robbery and shooting of a 33-year-old off-duty police officer in Brooklyn has been charged, according to the NYPD.

Teen Suffocated Newborn, Then Shopped at Victoria's Secret: DA

Teen Suffocated Newborn, Then Shopped at Victoria's Secret: DA

A teenage girl suffocated her just-born baby boy before putting his body in a shopping bag then going on a trip to a Victoria's Secret store the next day, prosecutors said as she was charged with murder...

2022 Winter Olympics Venue Announcement

2022 Winter Olympics Venue Announcement

The IOC selected a host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, with the winner to be announced at a ceremony scheduled to start at 5:30 a.m. ET. Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, were the only two...

Plane Fragment Confirmed to Be From a Boeing 777

Plane Fragment Confirmed to Be From a Boeing 777

The airplane fragment found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is from a Boeing 777 — the same as missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 — sources told NBC News on Thursday. The barnacle-covered plane piece...