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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Family of NJ Girl Who Killed Instructor Devastated

Family of NJ Girl Who Killed Instructor Devastated

An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief...

Brooklyn Family Calls for Arrests After Boy Is Attacked

Brooklyn Family Calls for Arrests After Boy Is Attacked

A 9-year-old Brooklyn boy was allegedly attacked by a group of older boys while he was playing in front of his home on Labor Day, and his family is calling for police to arrest the boys, who they claim are known...

NYC Shuts 9 Pre-K Centers, Delays Opening of 36 Others

NYC Shuts 9 Pre-K Centers, Delays Opening of 36 Others

New York City is closing nine pre-kindergarten centers and is delaying the start dates at 36 others.

Times Square Lights Up in Gold for Childhood Cancer

Times Square Lights Up in Gold for Childhood Cancer

Children fighting cancer won a big battle Tuesday in getting Times Square and other New York City landmarks to glimmer in gold, the color symbolizing the fight against childhood cancers.

Cats Rescued From Where Animal Remains Were Hanged

Cats Rescued From Where Animal Remains Were Hanged

Animal rescue workers in Westchester have taken in numerous homeless cats and kittens found in the same location where 25 dead cats were found in plastic bags hanging from a tree last April.

Yankees to Wear Uniform Patches Celebrating Jeter

Yankees to Wear Uniform Patches Celebrating Jeter

The Yankees will celebrate Derek Jeter's career by wearing a special patch on their caps and jerseys during his final few weeks in the majors.