Town Heals and Remembers

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 at 03:17 PM EDT

Mom of Newtown Victim to Deliver President's Weekly Address

Mom of Newtown Victim to Deliver President's Weekly Address

The mother of a boy killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre will deliver the president's weekly address this week, the White House said. Francine Wheeler, whose 6-year-old son Ben was...

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 09:28 AM EDT

Newtown Gunman's School Records, New Photo Released

Newtown Gunman's School Records, New Photo Released

New details trickled out Tuesday on the background of Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza. With residents of Newtown, Conn., still reeling from the Dec. 14 shooting massacre, the documents...

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 at 06:39 PM EDT

Conn. Lawmakers Reach Deal on Tougher Gun Laws

Conn. Lawmakers Reach Deal on Tougher Gun Laws

Connecticut lawmakers have reached a deal on what they're calling some of the toughest gun laws in the country that were proposed after the mass school shooting in the state in December.

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 03:55 PM EDT

Newtown Shooter's Home Was Loaded with Weapons, Ammo

Newtown Shooter's Home Was Loaded with Weapons, Ammo

Newtown killer Adam Lanza and his mother kept their home stocked with a massive cache of guns, knives, swords, ammunition and firearm accessories — a startling array of weapons described in newly...

Sunday, Jul 7, 2013 at 09:17 PM EDT

Warrants Released in Newtown Shooting Investigation

Warrants Released in Newtown Shooting Investigation

Search warrants from the investigation into the Newtown school shooting show police found a cache of weapons and ammo at gunman Adam Lanza's home, along with shooting instruction manuals, mental health books and...

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 08:10 AM EDT

Newtown Residents Complain About NRA Robocalls

Newtown Residents Complain About NRA Robocalls

Several Newtown residents said they recently received unsolicited robocalls from the National Rifle Association urging them to push back against proposals for stricter gun laws. Newtown resident Tom Maurath said

Monday, Mar 25, 2013 at 09:36 AM EDT

NRA Robocalls Shock Some Newtown Conn. Residents

NRA Robocalls Shock Some Newtown Conn. Residents

Some residents in Newtown, Conn., say they're outraged at receiving robocalls from the National Rifle Association only three months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

Sunday, Mar 24, 2013 at 06:02 PM EDT

Thousands Participate in Sandy Hook Benefit Run

Thousands Participate in Sandy Hook Benefit Run

The original site for the Sandy Hook Run for the Families in Danbury could accommodate 10,000 participants, but the interest quickly exceeded that.

Friday, Mar 22, 2013 at 01:34 PM EDT

Newtown Parents Meet With Killer's Dad

Newtown Parents Meet With Killer's Dad

Alissa and Robbie Parker, whose 6-year old daughter, Emilie, died in the Newtown school massacre met face-to-face recently with the father of the young man who killed their daughter and 19 other...

Thursday, Mar 21, 2013 at 09:21 PM EDT

VP, Mayor Meet on Gun Control at City Hall

VP, Mayor Meet on Gun Control at City Hall

Vice President Joe Biden met with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and families from Newtown, Conn., Thursday to talk about the need for new federal gun laws as advocates slam Senate Democrats' decision to...

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Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police

Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police

The owners of a scrap metal yard in New Jersey were tied up, beaten and threatened with guns when a group of armed robbers stormed the business looking for cash and valuable platinum, then fled while shooting at...

Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire

Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire

A 21-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and accused of firing the shots that struck a 13-year-old boy waiting for a bus on Flatbush Avenue Monday afternoon.

Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody

Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody

Police say the woman suspected of trying to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon is in custody.

Man Opens Fire After Being Asked to Leave Frat Party

Man Opens Fire After Being Asked to Leave Frat Party

A New Jersey college student was shot and wounded when a man who had been thrown out of an off-campus house party returned to the residence and opened fire.

Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police

Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police

Nearly two dozen undernourished pit bull puppies were rescued during a drug raid at a 4th Ward home Friday, where police found evidence of a large dog fighting ring ­— dead animals stuffed in bags, maimed...

Missing Autistic Boy Walked Away From Mother: NYPD

Missing Autistic Boy Walked Away From Mother: NYPD

An autistic boy who does not speak walked away from his mother while at a laundromat in Brooklyn Friday afternoon, and police are searching for the missing boy.