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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16-Year-Old Killed in Brooklyn Shooting: NYPD

16-Year-Old Killed in Brooklyn Shooting: NYPD

Two teenagers were shot in Brooklyn Friday evening, one of them fatally, and police are searching for the gunman, authorities say.

5 Kids Sickened by Pain Pills at  NYC School: Parents

5 Kids Sickened by Pain Pills at NYC School: Parents

Five elementary school children were sickened after consuming over-the-counter pain pills given to them by a classmate during lunch, officials and parents said.

Crash Involving Bus, Truck, Car Destroys Store, Injures Dozens

Crash Involving Bus, Truck, Car Destroys Store, Injures Dozens

Several people were seriously hurt and dozens were evaluated for potential injury after a rental truck collided with a car and school bus with children aboard, then careened through the front of a food store in...

Dentist: I Was Duped by Office Manager Who Worked on Patients

Dentist: I Was Duped by Office Manager Who Worked on Patients

The Bronx dentist whose office manager was arrested on allegations that she worked on patients for cash while he was away from the office says he fired her when he got suspicious about mystery patients...

Alleged Fake NYPD Cop Drove Cruiser: Cops' Lawyer

Alleged Fake NYPD Cop Drove Cruiser: Cops' Lawyer

An NYPD lieutenant has been disciplined after he let a man allegedly posing as a police officer drive a patrol car, the police department says.

"All Clear" at NJ Arsenal After Car Stop Prompts 5-Hour Saga

"All Clear" at NJ Arsenal After Car Stop Prompts 5-Hour Saga

A driver who tried to enter New Jersey's Picatinny Arsenal Friday was stopped at the gate after guards found something about the vehicle to be suspicious, prompting a five-hour saga that included evacuations and...