Town Heals and Remembers

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 01:24 PM EST

Conn. Senators Unveil Assault Weapons Ban Legislation

Conn. Senators Unveil Assault Weapons Ban Legislation

Connecticut Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and California Sen. Dianne Feinstein will unveil Thursday legislation proposing a retooled federal assault weapons ban. The bill would narrowly...

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...

Saturday, Jan 5, 2013 at 12:28 AM EST

Gabby Giffords Visits Newtown

Gabby Giffords Visits Newtown

Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, who survived after being shot at a campaign event in her home state of Arizona two years ago, visited Newtown Friday. Sue Marcinek, an assistant to Newtown's first selectman,...

Friday, Jan 4, 2013 at 08:31 AM EST

Classes Resume for Sandy Hook Students

Classes Resume for Sandy Hook Students

Sandy Hook Elementary students returned to class on Thursday morning for the first time since 20 first-graders and six women were killed in a shooting rampage almost three weeks ago. While investigators kept...

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 02:20 PM EST

Sandy Hook Students, Teachers to Return to School

Sandy Hook Students, Teachers to Return to School

An open house was held Wednesday at the new Connecticut school where Sandy Hook Elementary students will start attending classes starting Thursday, as they prepare to head back to the classroom for the first...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013 at 11:41 AM EST

Lawyer Withdraws $100M Suit Over Newtown

Lawyer Withdraws $100M Suit Over Newtown

A Connecticut attorney seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now. The Stamford Advocate...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 05:49 PM EST

Woman Arrested Over Alleged Newtown Shooting Scam

Woman Arrested Over Alleged Newtown Shooting Scam

The FBI has arrested a New York City woman suspected of lying about her connection to a victim of the Newtown school shooting earlier this month to collect donations from charitable citizens looking for a way to...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 07:22 AM EST

Newtown to Use Mementos in Future Memorial

Newtown to Use Mementos in Future Memorial

Newtown officials have found a way to use countless mementos paying tribute to the 20 children and six adults killed in an elementary school rampage. Thousands of flowers, letters, signs, photos, candles, teddy...

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 at 10:56 AM EST

Final Funerals for Newtown Victims Held Saturday

Final Funerals for Newtown Victims Held Saturday

The last of the funerals for the 26 victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. were held Saturday, ending a week-long procession of funerals as the final three young victims were laid to rest. Josephine...

Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 at 03:06 PM EST

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Consolidating the first-grade classes at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 young students were shot dead last week, is part of the complicated and sensitive process of preparing for the surviving students'...

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Workers Remove Mike Brown Mural After Urging From Police

Workers Remove Mike Brown Mural After Urging From Police

As the shooting death of Mike Brown and subsequent protests remain a topic of debate across the country, Trenton is now at the center of controversy after city workers removed a mural dedicated to the slain...

Dirt Bikes Travel Through Philly in Honor of Slain Rider

Dirt Bikes Travel Through Philly in Honor of Slain Rider

Dirt bike and ATV riders traveled through the streets of Philadelphia in honor of a popular figure in the dirt bike riding community who was shot and killed last week.

Robbery Leads to Chase, Shooting: Police

Robbery Leads to Chase, Shooting: Police

A man is in the hospital while another is on the loose after an alleged robbery led to a wild chase and shooting in Upper Darby.

Law Signed to Curb Mumia's 'Obscene Celebrity'

Law Signed to Curb Mumia's 'Obscene Celebrity'

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law a measure he says is intended to curb the "obscene celebrity" he says is cultivated by convicts like Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the...

Pakistani Nobel Laureate Honored in Philly

Pakistani Nobel Laureate Honored in Philly

A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education has been honored with the Liberty Medal.

Coach of NJ Football Team Charged in Hazing Suspended

Coach of NJ Football Team Charged in Hazing Suspended

The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended.