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Thursday, 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.

Monday, 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...

Saturday, 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...

Friday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

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seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now.

Thursday, 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...

Thursday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

Saturday, 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...

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76-Year-Old Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run in Reston

76-Year-Old Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run in Reston

The woman who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Reston, Virginia, has died, police say.

Internal Power Failure Led to DC 911 Outage, Officials Say

Internal Power Failure Led to DC 911 Outage, Officials Say

An official said it was not a normal type of failure, but there was nothing nefarious about it, and there was no hacking into the system.

Thousands of Students Head Back to Class in Md., Va.

Thousands of Students Head Back to Class in Md., Va.

Thousands of students are heading back to class in Maryland and Virginia Monday.

Father of 7 Shot, Killed in Md.; Police Search for Suspect

Father of 7 Shot, Killed in Md.; Police Search for Suspect

A father of seven was shot and killed outside his home in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, last week, police say. News4's Darcy Spencer reports how police are asking for the public's help to find the man's killer.

Mylan Launching Generic Version of EpiPen

Mylan Launching Generic Version of EpiPen

Mylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine. The company said Monday that its U.S. subsidiary will put out a generic version...

First Family Goes Hiking in National Park in Virginia

First Family Goes Hiking in National Park in Virginia

President Barack Obama and the first family are hiking at Prince William Forest Park in Virginia. Their visit Sunday comes as the National Park Service's celebrates its centennial.