Town Heals and Remembers

Jan 7, 2013

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...

Jan 5, 2013

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...

Dec 15, 2012

Giffords, Other Politicians React to Newtown Shooting

Giffords, Other Politicians React to Newtown Shooting

As word spread of the 27 tragic deaths at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., politicians from across the country offered their sympathies, expressed frustration, and called for reform.

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Va. Lawmaker Resigning After Teen Sex Case

Va. Lawmaker Resigning After Teen Sex Case

A Virginia state lawmaker who recently entered a plea in connection with accusations that he had an improper sexual relationship with a teenager said Thursday he will let the voters decide whether he should stay...

Silver Spring Neighborhood Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

Silver Spring Neighborhood Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

A Silver Spring neighborhood has been evacuated after a gas line was struck Thursday afternoon.

$8,500 Charged to Stolen Cards in 8 Minutes

$8,500 Charged to Stolen Cards in 8 Minutes

Two women purchased more than $8,500 worth of gift cards in eight minutes with stolen credit cards at a Target in Rockville, Maryland.

Washington Monument Elevator Broken; Monument Closed

Washington Monument Elevator Broken; Monument Closed

The Washington Monument is closed Thursday due to unexpected elevator repairs. All tickets will be honored after the monument reopens, the NPS said.

Boston Bombing Suspect Appears in Court for 1st Time Since 2013

Boston Bombing Suspect Appears in Court for 1st Time Since 2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013. Tsarnaev, 21, was led into the courtroom by U.S.

DC Water Gives Out Water to Residents Under Advisory

DC Water Gives Out Water to Residents Under Advisory

A water advisory will remain in effect for portions of D.C.'s Shaw and Logan Circle neighborhoods through at least Thursday morning.