Town Heals and Remembers

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...

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 killed...

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 released...

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 released...

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.

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Possible Gas-Line Tampering Eyed in Blast: Sources

Possible Gas-Line Tampering Eyed in Blast: Sources

Authorities are investigating whether the gas line in a basement below a sushi restaurant was rigged in a possible gas-theft scheme, causing the leak that may have set off Thursday's fiery explosion in the East...

2 Unaccounted for Following NYC Blast: Officials

2 Unaccounted for Following NYC Blast: Officials

City officials say that two people are still unaccounted for following the explosion that sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse Thursday in the East Village.

Hero Firefighter in Explosion Video Speaks

Hero Firefighter in Explosion Video Speaks

Off-duty FDNY firefighter Mike Shepherd didn't need to be in uniform to be a hero in the aftermath of the East Village explosion.

Harry Reid Backs Chuck Schumer for Senate Minority Leader

Harry Reid Backs Chuck Schumer for Senate Minority Leader

Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is backing New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Democratic leader.

Chopper 4: Building Ruins Still Smoldering 24 Hours After East Village Blast

Chopper 4: Building Ruins Still Smoldering 24 Hours After East Village Blast

More than 24 hours after the East Village blast that leveled three buildings on Second Avenue and East 7th Street, parts of the site were still smoldering. Chopper 4 has a remarkable aerial view of the scene.

Fire Island Landmark Destroyed in Blaze: Officials

Fire Island Landmark Destroyed in Blaze: Officials

Several buildings, including a well-known boardwalk landmark, were destroyed in a blaze on Fire Island early Friday.