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,...

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seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now.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

Dec 22, 2012

Michelle Obama to Newtown: "Holding You in Our Hearts"

Michelle Obama to Newtown: "Holding You in Our Hearts"

A week after a shooting rampage in a Newtown elementary school left 27 people dead -- including 20 first graders and six teachers -- First Lady Michelle Obama penned an open letter to the residents of...

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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30 Serious Injuries, Incidents in 18 Mos. at Local VAs

30 Serious Injuries, Incidents in 18 Mos. at Local VAs

Many veterans suffer injury or death as a result of the care they received at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs facilities, but the VA won’t disclose how or why -- valuable information for vets deciding where...

Man Poses as Cop, Attempts to Kidnap 2 Children

Man Poses as Cop, Attempts to Kidnap 2 Children

Police say a Good Samaritan was able to stop a man posing as a police officer from kidnapping two young children Friday at a shopping center.

GMU Grad Investigated for Hacking Gift Cards

GMU Grad Investigated for Hacking Gift Cards

A young Fairfax County computer whiz is the target of a federal probe after he boasted to a co-worker that he'd figured out how to add value to pre-paid gift cards without paying for it.

D.C. Cop's Bond Revoked After Mistrial

D.C. Cop's Bond Revoked After Mistrial

A judge revoked the bond of a D.C. cop charged with trying to kill his wife for violating a stay-away order by sending her text messages and initiating visits.

Women Walking Alone Attacked Near Hyattsville Trail

Women Walking Alone Attacked Near Hyattsville Trail

Police in Hyattsville say two recent attacks on women walking alone at night were likely the work of the same suspect.

Suspect Linked to Cold Case Murder of Va. Girl, 14

Suspect Linked to Cold Case Murder of Va. Girl, 14

Loudoun County authorities have identified a suspect in the cold case murder of a 14-year-old girl, but said the suspect had committed suicide.