Town Heals and Remembers

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 01:24 PM EST

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.

Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 05:00 PM EST

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...

Saturday, Jan 5, 2013 at 12:28 AM EST

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...

Friday, Jan 4, 2013 at 08:31 AM EST

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.

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 02:20 PM EST

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...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013 at 11:41 AM EST

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seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now.

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 05:49 PM EST

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...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 07:22 AM EST

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...

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 at 10:56 AM EST

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.

Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 at 03:06 PM EST

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Consolidating the first-grade classes at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 young students were shot dead last week, is part of the complicated and sensitive process of preparing for the surviving students'...

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Strong Storms Move Through D.C. Area

Strong Storms Move Through D.C. Area

Fast-moving thunderstorms brought lightning, hail and strong wind gusts through the D.C. area Monday evening.

Arlington Cemetery Worker Used Govt. Fleet Cards for Personal Vehicle

Arlington Cemetery Worker Used Govt. Fleet Cards for Personal Vehicle

A worker at Arlington National Cemetery has pleaded guilty to theft, acknowledging he unlawfully swiped taxpayer-funded government fleet cards to buy thousands of dollars of gasoline for his personal vehicle.

Dozens of Pieces of Lost WPA Art Found in California

Dozens of Pieces of Lost WPA Art Found in California

Federal agents have recently recovered dozens of lost historic art pieces ordered and funded by the U.S. government during the Great Depression.

Police: Video Didn't Capture Man's Fatal Spine Injury

Police: Video Didn't Capture Man's Fatal Spine Injury

Baltimore police released videos Monday showing the arrest of a man who died after his spine was nearly severed while in police custody, but said they don't yet know what caused that injury.

Man Arrested After Jumping White House Fence

Man Arrested After Jumping White House Fence

The Secret Service has arrested a person for attempting to scale the White House fence.

Chicago Man Gets 18 Years for Murdering Girlfriend's Mother

Chicago Man Gets 18 Years for Murdering Girlfriend's Mother

An Indonesian court has convicted an American man of murdering his girlfriend's mother and sentenced him to 18 years in jail, The Associated Press reported Tuesday.