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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 first-graders...

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...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 01:26 PM EST

Father of Newtown Victim: Ban Assault Weapons

Father of Newtown Victim: Ban Assault Weapons

Battling tears, the father of one of the first-graders slain at the December elementary school massacre in Newtown pleaded with senators on Wednesday to ban assault weapons like the gun that killed his...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 at 04:58 PM EST

Malloy Unveils Conn. Gun Control Proposals

Malloy Unveils Conn. Gun Control Proposals

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for immediately banning high-capacity ammunition magazines, requiring background checks for the transfer of any firearm and expanding the state's assault weapons ban.

Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 07:20 AM EST

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

"Nurturing. Healing. Love." Scarlett Lewis noticed the chalk written message on her kitchen chalkboard when returning home for the first time – days after her son Jesse was taken from her on December

Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:30 PM EST

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

The Newtown Board of Education wants more armed police officers in the Connecticut town's four elementary schools after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Last night, they decided to ask the town to approve...

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 11:02 AM EST

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing "America" at Super Bowl

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing "America" at Super Bowl

The chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary School will sing "America the Beautiful" before Sunday's Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens.

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing at Super Bowl

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing at Super Bowl

The chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary School will sing "America the Beautiful" before Sunday's Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, The Associated Press reported.

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013 at 11:12 PM EST

Newtown Victims' Parents Testify Before Lawmakers

Newtown Victims' Parents Testify Before Lawmakers

In Newtown, Conn., first responders, parents and concerned neighbors all gathered Wednesday night to push for gun safety. News 4's Brynn Gingras reports.

Friday, Jan 25, 2013 at 08:41 AM EST

Newtown School Officials Seek Standardized Test Waiver

Newtown School Officials Seek Standardized Test Waiver

The school board in the Connecticut town where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed last month is seeking an unprecedented waiver allowing the district to skip standardized testing for children...

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Wife Stuck in Traffic From Wrong-Way Crash That Killed NYPD Cop

Wife Stuck in Traffic From Wrong-Way Crash That Killed NYPD Cop

An NYPD detective on his way to work in Queens, New York, was killed in a wrong-way crash on a Westchester highway early Friday that backed up traffic for hours, and the 46-year-old officer's wife was tragically...

Driver Late to New Job Uses Dummy in HOV Lane: Cops

Driver Late to New Job Uses Dummy in HOV Lane: Cops

A Long Island man allegedly used a wooden figure dressed in a hoodie to get away with driving solo in the Long Island Expressway's HOV lane, according to police.

Boy Fatally Beaten Because He Didn't Finish Homework: DA

Boy Fatally Beaten Because He Didn't Finish Homework: DA

Prosecutors say the aunt of a 3-year-old Brooklyn boy fatally beat the toddler with a belt after he refused to complete a spelling assignment.

Ferry Passenger Rescued from East River: NYPD

Ferry Passenger Rescued from East River: NYPD

A woman was rescued from the East River in Brooklyn Friday evening after she fell off or jumped from the East Rivery ferry, police say.

Coldest February in 80 Years Likely for NYC After Weekend Freeze

Coldest February in 80 Years Likely for NYC After Weekend Freeze

New York City will close out what is likely to be the third-coldest February on record on a frigid note, with temperatures struggling to reach the freezing mark.

Dozens Mourn Daughters Killed by Ex-Cop Father Who Shot Self, Dogs

Dozens Mourn Daughters Killed by Ex-Cop Father Who Shot Self, Dogs

Two teenage girls fatally shot as they slept in their beds by their father, a retired White Plains police officer who also killed his family's three dogs before taking his own life, were remembered for...