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.

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.

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.

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...

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seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now.

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.

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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Marion Barry, "Mayor for Life",  Dies at 78

Marion Barry, "Mayor for Life", Dies at 78

Marion Barry, an icon of D.C. politics good and bad for more than 40 years, has died.

Obama, Colleagues, Friends Remember Marion Barry

Obama, Colleagues, Friends Remember Marion Barry

Friends and colleagues remembered former four-time D.C. Mayor Marion Barry who died early Sunday morning at age 78.

Medical Examiner: Marion Barry Died of Heart Problems

Medical Examiner: Marion Barry Died of Heart Problems

The District of Columbia's medical examiner says former mayor Marion Barry died of natural causes due to heart problems.

49ers Defeat Redskins, 17-13

49ers Defeat Redskins, 17-13

San Francisco's first-team offense that had failed to convert a fourth-quarter touchdown all season finally did so when the 49ers' playoff hopes depended on it.

911 Service Returned to Parts of Stafford Co.

911 Service Returned to Parts of Stafford Co.

911 service in parts of Stafford County was disrupted early Sunday, the Stafford Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

Four Protesters Arrested After UVa. Suspends Greek Life

Four Protesters Arrested After UVa. Suspends Greek Life

The school is one of 86 under federal investigation for inadequately handling sexual-violence complaints, and one of a dozen under a proactive probe launched by the Department of Education’s Office of Civil...