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...

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

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seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for

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

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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Unconscious Pilot Crashes Into Ocean

Unconscious Pilot Crashes Into Ocean

The pilot of a small airplane apparently lost consciousness while flying Saturday afternoon and flew into restricted airspace over Washington, D.C. before crashing into the Atlantic Ocean, federal...

Boy, 14, Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Girl, 8

Boy, 14, Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Girl, 8

Police said the victim told authorities Friday that she was assaulted twice by the same teenager. The first time, the teenager was interrupted by an adult, and ran away.

Propane Tank Explodes in D.C. Apartment Building

Propane Tank Explodes in D.C. Apartment Building

Two families are looking for somewhere else to stay after a propane tank exploded in their apartment building Saturday night.

Man's Body Found on Anacostia River Trail

Man's Body Found on Anacostia River Trail

Prince George’s County police were called to the trail for a report of an unconscious man lying on the ground. When they arrived, they found the body of the victim with trauma to the upper body.

First Case of West Nile Virus Reported in Maryland

First Case of West Nile Virus Reported in Maryland

Health officials said Thursday that the first case was detected in an adult who lives near Washington. The health department also says the virus has been detected in a horse in the Washington region and...

Police Arrest Suspect in Sexual Assault of Woman

Police Arrest Suspect in Sexual Assault of Woman

The victim told police she was attacked Wednesday night as she walked in the area of Route 29 and the Gainesville Square Shopping Center. Police say a man approached her from behind, pushed her down...