Town Heals and Remembers

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 09:28 AM EDT

Newtown Gunman's School Records, New Photo Released

Newtown Gunman's School Records, New Photo Released

New details trickled out Tuesday on the background of Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza. With residents of Newtown, Conn., still reeling from the Dec. 14 shooting massacre, the documents released...

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 03:55 PM EDT

Newtown Shooter's Home Was Loaded with Weapons, Ammo

Newtown Shooter's Home Was Loaded with Weapons, Ammo

Newtown killer Adam Lanza and his mother kept their home stocked with a massive cache of guns, knives, swords, ammunition and firearm accessories — a startling array of weapons described in newly released...

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 08:10 AM EDT

Newtown Residents Complain About NRA Robocalls

Newtown Residents Complain About NRA Robocalls

Several Newtown residents said they recently received unsolicited robocalls from the National Rifle Association urging them to push back against proposals for stricter gun laws. Newtown resident Tom Maurath said

Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 07:20 AM EST

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

"Nurturing. Healing. Love." Scarlett Lewis noticed the chalk written message on her kitchen chalkboard when returning home for the first time – days after her son Jesse was taken from her on December

Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:30 PM EST

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

The Newtown Board of Education wants more armed police officers in the Connecticut town's four elementary schools after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Last night, they decided to ask the town to approve...

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing at Super Bowl

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing at Super Bowl

The chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary School will sing "America the Beautiful" before Sunday's Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, The Associated Press reported.

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Teen Fatally Shot in Sterling; Nearby Schools on Lock Out

Teen Fatally Shot in Sterling; Nearby Schools on Lock Out

The 17-year-old boy who was shot in Sterling Friday morning has died, and the suspects remain on the loose.

Ex-Supervisor Admits Bootlegging DVDs at Labor Dept. HQ

Ex-Supervisor Admits Bootlegging DVDs at Labor Dept. HQ

A veteran U.S. Labor Department supervisor admitted running a movie bootlegging operation inside the agency’s Washington, D.C., headquarters.

Man Attempts to Enter Lions' Den at National Zoo

Man Attempts to Enter Lions' Den at National Zoo

A man tried to get into the lions' den at the National Zoo Wednesday afternoon.

Panda Cub Has More Than Doubled in Size

Panda Cub Has More Than Doubled in Size

The surviving panda cub at the National Zoo has more than doubled in size in the nearly two weeks since he was born.

Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

The 3-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, whose drowning has shined a spotlight on the plight of thousands of migrants and refugees from war-torn countries trying to get to Europe, was buried Friday alongside...

2 Indicted After Bust Yields 265 Pounds of Drugs

2 Indicted After Bust Yields 265 Pounds of Drugs

Two men have been indicted in the District's largest-ever synthetic drug bust, in which police seized more than 250 pounds of a substance marketed as Bizarro from a storage space in Northwest D.C.