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. With its first...

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.

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Scammer Thieves Tricked Elderly Queens Couple: Cops

Scammer Thieves Tricked Elderly Queens Couple: Cops

A trio of thieves scammed their way into an elderly Queens couple's home, claiming they were from the hospital where their special-needs daughter had previously been treated, and got away with jewelry and credit...

Laser Pointed at Planes Over Long Island: FAA

Laser Pointed at Planes Over Long Island: FAA

Several pilots have reported a green laser being pointed at their planes while they were in the air over Long Island, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Flooding Rains Strand Drivers Amid Another Bout of Storms

Flooding Rains Strand Drivers Amid Another Bout of Storms

Police said drivers had to be rescued from flooded roads in New Jersey as much of the tri-state area buckled down for yet another bout of stormy weather fueled by a wave of heat, haze and humidity that has...

Driver Cuts Past Stopped School Bus as Kids Board: Video

Driver Cuts Past Stopped School Bus as Kids Board: Video

A New Jersey driver was captured on dashcam video swerving around a stopped school bus while children were boarding, police say.

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted on federal charges Thursday for allegedly structuring the withdrawal of nearly one million dollars in cash from banks in a way to avoid reporting...

Many Knife Arrests in NYC, Few Convictions

Many Knife Arrests in NYC, Few Convictions

Freddie Gray, who died in the custody of Baltimore, Maryland, police last month, sparking riots that engulfed the city in flames, was arrested for carrying what police said was an illegal knife. Weeks later,...