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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Danny Oquendo Starts Law School in Honor of Brother Avonte

Danny Oquendo Starts Law School in Honor of Brother Avonte

Avonte Oquendo's older brother is set to begin law school this week, part of his mission to become a legal advocate to help children with autism in the wake of his brother's death.

Sneaker Store Robber Loses Gun, Gets Chased: NYPD

Sneaker Store Robber Loses Gun, Gets Chased: NYPD

Police are looking for the man who had his gun taken from him during an attempted robbery at a Bronx sneaker store last week and then was nearly chased down by a good Samaritan.

Robber Stole Cellphone, Sprayed Victim's Face: NYPD

Robber Stole Cellphone, Sprayed Victim's Face: NYPD

Police are looking for the female robber they say sprayed a burning substance in a woman’s face before stealing her cellphone last month in the Bronx.

NYC Mother Alleges 911 Mistake Cost Her Baby's Life

NYC Mother Alleges 911 Mistake Cost Her Baby's Life

A Bronx mother claims a mistake by a 911 dispatcher cost her infant daughter's life when emergency responders were sent to the wrong address while the baby was unconscious.

92-Year-Old Woman Tricks Thieves Into Getting Arrested

92-Year-Old Woman Tricks Thieves Into Getting Arrested

A pair of alleged scam artists pretending to be chimney workers had the tables turned on them when the elderly Long Island woman they tried to burglarize figured out their scheme and had them arrested when they...

Suspects Wanted Amish Girls as Slaves: Investigator

Suspects Wanted Amish Girls as Slaves: Investigator

A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thursday. Nicole Vaisey admitted she and her boyfriend,...