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.

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seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now.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

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 Newtown...

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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Four Protesters Arrested After UVa. Suspends Fraternities

Four Protesters Arrested After UVa. Suspends Fraternities

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...

Police Seek Suspects in Assault of GWU Student

Police Seek Suspects in Assault of GWU Student

The incident occurred shortly after midnight Saturday in the 900 block of New Hampshire Avenue. The victim said the suspects followed her into an alleyway at that location and assaulted her.

Man Arrested after Road Rage Incident

Man Arrested after Road Rage Incident

The victim said he nearly collided with another car at the Popeye's on Laurel Fort Meade Road and that the driver of the other car followed him home, stabbed him and fled.

Blue Crab Industry Struggles Persist in Virginia

Blue Crab Industry Struggles Persist in Virginia

Packages of fresh crab meat and crab cakes shipped out to customers around the nation year-round are just as likely to come from another continent as they are from the waters in the Chesapeake Bay.

Stolen Popcorn Food Truck Located in Maryland

Stolen Popcorn Food Truck Located in Maryland

A local popcorn food truck that was stolen Thursday night or Friday morning in Alexandria was found in Prince George's County less than 24 hours later thanks to social media.

Renewed Search for Clues in Postal Worker Death

Renewed Search for Clues in Postal Worker Death

Authorities go door to door in Fairmount Heights where postal worker Tyson Barnett was shot and killed one year ago.