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...

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...

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...

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Man Tries to Strangle Elderly Woman With Hoodie: NYPD

Man Tries to Strangle Elderly Woman With Hoodie: NYPD

Police are investigating after a man approached an elderly woman sitting on the front stoop of her Brooklyn home, threw her to the ground and tried to strangle her with his sweatshirt, police say.

NYC Homeowner Interrupting Burglary Fatally Stabbed

NYC Homeowner Interrupting Burglary Fatally Stabbed

A 67-year-old man was stabbed to death and his wife injured after they came upon a burglary at their Staten Island home.

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say.

Man Accused of Stabbing His Mother to Death in NJ

Man Accused of Stabbing His Mother to Death in NJ

A 24-year-old man is in police custody after authorities say he stabbed his mother to death in New Jersey.

1 Killed, 4 Wounded in Shootings Near West Indian Parade

1 Killed, 4 Wounded in Shootings Near West Indian Parade

A man was shot and killed and two others were wounded near the West Indian Day Parade route Monday, hours before the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been marred by violence in recent years,...

Man, 80, Dies After Boat Partially Sinks Off NY Coast

Man, 80, Dies After Boat Partially Sinks Off NY Coast

Authorities say an 80-year-old man out for a family boating excursion suffered cardiac arrest and died after the boat partially sank.