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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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...

Hot Tar Site That Burned Boy Had No Warning Signs: Family

Hot Tar Site That Burned Boy Had No Warning Signs: Family

An 11-year-old Long Island boy was badly burned when he rode his bicycle into a street filled with hot tar that had no warning signs, his family alleges.

NJ Teen Slay Suspect Calls Teen's Death "Just Kill": Court

NJ Teen Slay Suspect Calls Teen's Death "Just Kill": Court

Prosecutors in Washington state filed a third aggravated murder count Wednesday against a man also charged with murdering a 19-year-old college student in New Jersey, alleging the four killings are part of...

Ex-Mayor of NY Town Killed in Boat Explosion: Official

Ex-Mayor of NY Town Killed in Boat Explosion: Official

A 74-year-old former mayor of a Long Island community who neighbors say was also a retired NYPD captain died Wednesday when his boat exploded in a marina, spewing thick black smoke into the air that could...

Police Kick In NJ Family's Door, Save Unconscious Baby

Police Kick In NJ Family's Door, Save Unconscious Baby

A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend, possibly because of a bacterial infection, his parents say.

City Council Passes Bill on Rikers Transparency

City Council Passes Bill on Rikers Transparency

The City Council on Thursday passed a bill that would force correction officials to publish information about Rikers Island inmates in solitary confinement — including any injuries suffered behind bars and...