Town Heals and Remembers

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 10:24 AM PST

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. The bill would narrowly...

Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 02:00 PM PST

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...

Friday, Jan 4, 2013 at 09:28 PM PST

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 05:31 AM PST

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...

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 11:20 AM PST

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...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013 at 08:41 AM PST

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seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now.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

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 02:49 PM PST

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 04:22 AM PST

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 07:56 AM PST

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...

Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 at 12:06 PM PST

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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Testimony Reveals Fatal Shooting of Former Bell Gardens Mayor

Testimony Reveals Fatal Shooting of Former Bell Gardens Mayor

The son of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo told a police officer that his mother shot his father three times in the side last fall during an argument that he tried to break up but couldn't after his...

Husband of Victim Testifies About Boardwalk Crash

Husband of Victim Testifies About Boardwalk Crash

The husband of a woman struck and killed when a man drove his car on the crowded Venice Beach boardwalk, hitting 17 people, testified Monday about the final moments of her life.

Restaurateurs Want Tips Counted in Minimum Wage Debate

Restaurateurs Want Tips Counted in Minimum Wage Debate

A coalition of prominent Los Angeles restaurateurs called on the Los Angeles City Council on Monday to count tips as part of higher minimum wages now being debated.

Drought a Factor in Abandoned Kittens

Drought a Factor in Abandoned Kittens

A rise in kittens surrendered to animal shelters this spring - in part because of the drought - has Oakland Animal Services officials asking residents to help foster the abandoned felines.

2nd Gunman Named in "Draw Muhammad" Shooting

2nd Gunman Named in "Draw Muhammad" Shooting

One of the gunmen identified as being involved in the shooting at a Prophet Muhammad art contest in Garland, Texas, Sunday night had been on the FBI’s radar since at least 2005. The names of the gunmen have not...

Dog Treat Warning: "Made in USA" Doesn't Guarantee Safety

Dog Treat Warning: "Made in USA" Doesn't Guarantee Safety

Southern California dog owners have been wary of feeding their pets jerky treats made in China, ever since the products were linked with the deaths and illnesses of thousands of animals. But jerky treats...