Town Heals and Remembers

Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 at 12:27 AM EST

Michelle Obama to Newtown: "Holding You in Our Hearts"

Michelle Obama to Newtown: "Holding You in Our Hearts"

A week after a shooting rampage in a Newtown elementary school left 27 people dead -- including 20 first graders and six teachers -- First Lady Michelle Obama penned an open letter to the residents of Newtown...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 03:07 PM EST

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings." The National Rifle Association broke its...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 03:07 PM EST

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

Church bells across the country rang 26 times Friday morning—one for each of the victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School —to mark the one-week anniversary of the Connecticut shootings.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 06:18 PM EST

Nancy Lanza's Family Holds Funeral

Nancy Lanza's Family Holds Funeral

A private funeral was held Thursday for the mother of the gunman who killed 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, a New Hampshire police source told NBC News.

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 01:29 AM EST

House Would Consider Gun Control Proposals, Boehner Says

House Would Consider Gun Control Proposals, Boehner Says

House Speaker John Boehner said he would consider the recommendations Vice President Joe Biden and a group of Cabinet members are working to formulate in response to the shooting in Newtown, Conn. last week.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 03:04 PM EST

Bells to Ring Across Country To Honor Newtown Victims

Bells to Ring Across Country To Honor Newtown Victims

Bells around the country will ring Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. to mark the one-week anniversary of the Newtown shootings.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 12:14 PM EST

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

On Friday, December 14, 2012, our beautiful daughter, Josephine Grace Gay, was killed in an unimaginable tragedy at her elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 07:55 AM EST

Newtown's Police Chief Offers Sympathies to Victims' Families

Newtown's Police Chief Offers Sympathies to Victims' Families

Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe released a statement for the first time since Friday's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 01:35 AM EST

Cardinal Compares Slain Newtown Teacher to Jesus

Cardinal Compares Slain Newtown Teacher to Jesus

Five more children were being laid to rest Thursday, as well as a Sandy Hook Elementary teacher who was compared to Jesus for giving up her life to protect others. Other victims of the Newtown school shootings...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 08:59 AM EST

Will Newtown Prompt Gun Reform in Washington?

Will Newtown Prompt Gun Reform in Washington?

The never-ending and seldom-evolving debate over gun control has arguably reached its moment of truth: If the massacre of 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn., doesn’t prompt America to clamp down on firearms...

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Man Kills, Dismembers Mom, Stepdad: Police

Man Kills, Dismembers Mom, Stepdad: Police

A man was charged Wednesday with killing and dismembering his mother and stepfather, whose body parts were found in trash bags and containers inside their home.

NY Woman Sues Police for Not Arresting Son

NY Woman Sues Police for Not Arresting Son

A Long Island woman says in a lawsuit that her 29-year-old son died in a drunken driving crash because police decided not to arrest him on driving-while-intoxicated charges earlier that night.

Whole Foods, Acme, Wegmans Sued Over Baked Goods

Whole Foods, Acme, Wegmans Sued Over Baked Goods

Consumers in New Jersey are suing three supermarket chains, claiming their bakery goods are not really made from scratch in the stores.

3 Dead in DUI Crash After Christmas Church Event

3 Dead in DUI Crash After Christmas Church Event

Three people were killed and several others critically injured after being hit by a DUI suspect as they left a church event in a Southern California beach city Wednesday. One witness said he saw bodies...

University Sends Mistaken Admission Note to 300 Students

University Sends Mistaken Admission Note to 300 Students

Johns Hopkins University is apologizing to nearly 300 applicants who were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected or deferred.

3 Weeks Later: Search for Shane Taking Its Toll

3 Weeks Later: Search for Shane Taking Its Toll

Three weeks after vanishing into the night, there’s still no sign of college student Shane Montgomery. It’s a mystery that is chipping away at the hope the 21-year-old’s family has been holding onto with...