Town Heals and Remembers

Monday, Jan 21, 2013 at 12:10 PM EST

Minister: Somber Newtown Needs MLK's Words of Hope

Minister: Somber Newtown Needs MLK's Words of Hope

A former minister at one of the most prominent liberal Protestant churches in the United States told people in Newtown, Conn., still reeling from last month's deadly elementary school shooting, that the words of...

Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 08:01 AM EST

Police Update Newtown Families on Shooting Probe

Police Update Newtown Families on Shooting Probe

Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre held photos of their sons and daughters, cried, hugged and spoke in quavering voices as they called for a national dialogue to help prevent...

Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 07:57 AM EST

New Video Used for Training After Sandy Hook

New Video Used for Training After Sandy Hook

The Bergen County Prosecutor's office is using dramatization of an active shooter to help train teachers and law enforcement how to deal with the scenario. Pat Battle reports.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 at 11:03 AM EST

Proposal to Rename School for Slain Teacher Approved

Proposal to Rename School for Slain Teacher Approved

A town council has approved a proposal to rename a Stratford, Conn. school for a teacher killed in the Newtown, Conn., school shootings.

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:45 PM EST

Newtown Parents Launch Anti-Violence Effort

Newtown Parents Launch Anti-Violence Effort

Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre held photos of their sons and daughters, cried, hugged and spoke in quavering voices as they called for a national dialogue to help prevent...

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 06:37 AM EST

Newtown Weighs Fate of Conn. School Where 26 Died

Newtown Weighs Fate of Conn. School Where 26 Died

Talk about Sandy Hook Elementary School is turning from last month's massacre to the future, with differing opinions on whether students and staff should ever return to the building where a gunman killed...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2013 at 11:11 AM EST

Conn. Bill Would Require Coverage of PTSD Claims

Conn. Bill Would Require Coverage of PTSD Claims

The co-chairman of a Connecticut legislative committee says the panel plans to introduce a bill allowing claims of posttraumatic stress disorder to be covered under the state's workers' compensation laws,...

Thursday, Jan 10, 2013 at 07:35 AM EST

Newtown Schools Chief Urges Continued Police Guard

Newtown Schools Chief Urges Continued Police Guard

The superintendent of Newtown, Conn., schools is urging an indefinite police presence at the district's schools to allay fears among parents and children about gun violence.

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013 at 07:00 AM EST

Giffords, Husband Launch Gun Control Initiative

Giffords, Husband Launch Gun Control Initiative

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched an initiative aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her...

Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 05:00 PM EST

Conn. Lawmaker Sorry for Telling Giffords to Stay Away

Conn. Lawmaker Sorry for Telling Giffords to Stay Away

A Connecticut state representative is apologizing for a Facebook post warning Gabby Giffords to stay away, ahead of the former Arizona congresswoman's visit with Sandy Hook Elementary victims' families last week...

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Boy, 9, Found Dead on Scaffolding Near 46-Story Building

Boy, 9, Found Dead on Scaffolding Near 46-Story Building

Police are investigating the death of a young boy found on top of scaffolding outside a 46-story Bronx building Wednesday afternoon.

Molotov Cocktail Thrown Into Store, Setting Clerk on Fire

Molotov Cocktail Thrown Into Store, Setting Clerk on Fire

Police are searching for a man caught on surveillance video throwing a Molotov cocktail into a 24-hour mini-mart in Brooklyn, setting the clerk inside on fire.

Woman Who Killed 4 Puppies Gets Fine, Community Service

Woman Who Killed 4 Puppies Gets Fine, Community Service

A New Jersey woman was sentenced to a fine and community service for suffocating four of her boyfriend's bulldog puppies inside a food cooler, officials said.

Renowned NJ Cardiologist Accused of Fondling Patients

Renowned NJ Cardiologist Accused of Fondling Patients

A nationally-renowned cardiologist from New Jersey has been arrested for allegedly fondling patients at his practice, prosecutors say.

Neighborhood Watch Members Accused of Gang Assault

Neighborhood Watch Members Accused of Gang Assault

Authorities say five men associated with a Williamsburg neighborhood watch group have been indicted on gang assault and other charges in the brutal beating of a 23-year-old Brooklyn man that left him blind...

Man Tries to Board Newark Flight With AK-47 in Bag: TSA

Man Tries to Board Newark Flight With AK-47 in Bag: TSA

An Indiana man tried to board a flight from Newark International Airport to Chicago with a Soviet-style AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition in his checked baggage, according to police and federal officials.