Town Heals and Remembers

Jan 15, 2014

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. The chorus...

Jan 24, 2013

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...

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 4, 2013

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...

Jan 2, 2013

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...

Jan 1, 2013

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seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now.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

Dec 27, 2012

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...

Dec 27, 2012

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...

Dec 26, 2012

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...

Jan 9, 2013

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...

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Metro Board Foregoes Fare Increase

Metro Board Foregoes Fare Increase

The WMATA Board Thursday voted to forego fare increases and substantial cuts in service.

Spike Mendelsohn Appointed D.C. Food Council Chair

Spike Mendelsohn Appointed D.C. Food Council Chair

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser appointed local chef and restaurateur Spike Mendelsohn, owner of a chain of hamburger restaurants, to chair the city's food policy council.

Man Wanted in Georgetown Armed Carjacking

Man Wanted in Georgetown Armed Carjacking

Police said they have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with one armed carjacking and another attempted carjacking in Georgetown Wednesday afternoon.

Katrina Ben Sentenced to Life in Death of Lover

Katrina Ben Sentenced to Life in Death of Lover

A traveling nurse convicted in October of the 2012 murder of her lover was sentenced to life without parole plus 20 years.

Charges Likely for Northern Va. Police Impersonator

Charges Likely for Northern Va. Police Impersonator

Fairfax County Police are getting closer to filing charges against a man suspected of posing as an officer in that county and even on Interstate 270 in Maryland.

AP Test Scores Improved Despite Snow Days

AP Test Scores Improved Despite Snow Days

Last winter’s rash of snowstorms and school “snow days” didn’t damage the Advanced Placement test scores of Washington, D.C.-area public school students despite widespread concerns from parents, teachers and...