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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Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police

Armed Robbers Beat Up Hostages, Shot at Cops: Police

The owners of a scrap metal yard in New Jersey were tied up, beaten and threatened with guns when a group of armed robbers stormed the business looking for cash and valuable platinum, then fled while shooting at...

Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire

Suspect Arrested After Boy Hit With Stray Gunfire

A 21-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and accused of firing the shots that struck a 13-year-old boy waiting for a bus on Flatbush Avenue Monday afternoon.

Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody

Suspect in Attempted Baby Snatching in Police Custody

Police say the woman suspected of trying to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon is in custody.

Man Opens Fire After Being Asked to Leave Frat Party

Man Opens Fire After Being Asked to Leave Frat Party

A New Jersey college student was shot and wounded when a man who had been thrown out of an off-campus house party returned to the residence and opened fire.

Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police

Dead Dogs, Malnourished Pups Found in NJ Drug Raid: Police

Nearly two dozen undernourished pit bull puppies were rescued during a drug raid at a 4th Ward home Friday, where police found evidence of a large dog fighting ring ­— dead animals stuffed in bags, maimed...

Missing Autistic Boy Walked Away From Mother: NYPD

Missing Autistic Boy Walked Away From Mother: NYPD

An autistic boy who does not speak walked away from his mother while at a laundromat in Brooklyn Friday afternoon, and police are searching for the missing boy.