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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Colleagues: U.S. Doctor With Ebola Was Very Careful

Colleagues: U.S. Doctor With Ebola Was Very Careful

Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures while working at a Doctors Without Borders clinic at the...

Ebola Test Negative for Health Care Worker Quarantined in NJ

Ebola Test Negative for Health Care Worker Quarantined in NJ

New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation. The New Jersey Department of Health...

Mom Arrested in Death of Girl, 4, at Homeless Shelter: Police

Mom Arrested in Death of Girl, 4, at Homeless Shelter: Police

A woman staying with her 4-year-old daughter in a Queens homeless shelter became enraged when she found the girl squirting hand lotion on the floor, then hit her in the face and stomach and threw her against...

Friends: Woman Who Died Working 3 Jobs Had Untold Story

Friends: Woman Who Died Working 3 Jobs Had Untold Story

Within days of her death, Maria Fernandes was being mourned as a tragic heroine, a victim of our times. Far beyond the Newark neighborhood where she rented a basement room with bath for $550 a month, her...

Bratton: Hatchet Attack on Cops Was a Lone Wolf "Act of Terror"

Bratton: Hatchet Attack on Cops Was a Lone Wolf "Act of Terror"

A man who assaulted a group of NYPD officers with a hatchet before they shot him dead, committed "an act of terror," the city's top cop said Friday.

Girl Killed, 9 Hurt in Bronx School Crash: Cops

Girl Killed, 9 Hurt in Bronx School Crash: Cops

An 8-year-old girl was killed and nine other people were injured, at least three of them seriously, when a car jumped a curb outside a Bronx school during dismissal and hit them as they walked on the...