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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Teen Accused of Climbing NYC Skyscraper to Take Photos: NYPD

Teen Accused of Climbing NYC Skyscraper to Take Photos: NYPD

Police say they’ve accused a 17-year-old boy of climbing an under-construction residential tower that, upon completion, will be one of the city's tallest buildings so he could take photos.

Man Charged in Queens Livery Cab Stabbing: NYPD

Man Charged in Queens Livery Cab Stabbing: NYPD

A 41-year-old Queens man has been accused of stabbing a livery cab driver multiple times after getting in an argument with the victim last week, police say.

Stabbing Suspect Shot, Killed by Police in Brooklyn: NYPD

Stabbing Suspect Shot, Killed by Police in Brooklyn: NYPD

A stabbing suspect was shot and killed by police as officers responded to a 911 call for an assault inside a Brooklyn apartment building, and the stabbing victim has died from his wounds, police say.

Neil Diamond Holds Surprise Concert at Brooklyn High School

Neil Diamond Holds Surprise Concert at Brooklyn High School

Neil Diamond went back to school in Brooklyn Monday night. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter held an impromptu concert in advance of a new album at Erasmus Hall High School, the Flatbush school where...

2 NJ Police Officers Indicted on Misconduct, Theft Charges

2 NJ Police Officers Indicted on Misconduct, Theft Charges

A pair of ranking Plainfield police officers have been indicted on charges of stealing more than $11,000 by filing fraudulent timesheets for overtime and extra-duty shifts.

Wal-Mart: Morgan Wasn't Wearing a Seatbelt

Wal-Mart: Morgan Wasn't Wearing a Seatbelt

Wal-Mart says actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a vehicle struck from behind by a company truck on a New Jersey highway in June weren't wearing seatbelts. Wal-Mart's filing was made Monday...