Town Heals and Remembers

Jan 9, 2013

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

Church bells across the country rang 26 times Friday morning—one for each of the victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School —to mark the one-week anniversary of the Connecticut

Dec 20, 2012

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

On Friday, December 14, 2012, our beautiful daughter, Josephine Grace Gay, was killed in an unimaginable tragedy at her elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Dec 20, 2012

Cardinal Compares Slain Newtown Teacher to Jesus

Cardinal Compares Slain Newtown Teacher to Jesus

Five more children were being laid to rest Thursday, as well as a Sandy Hook Elementary teacher who was compared to Jesus for giving up her life to protect others. Other victims of the Newtown school...

Dec 20, 2012

Will Newtown Prompt Gun Reform in Washington?

Will Newtown Prompt Gun Reform in Washington?

The never-ending and seldom-evolving debate over gun control has arguably reached its moment of truth: If the massacre of 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn., doesn’t prompt America to clamp down on...

Dec 19, 2012

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

The 27-year-old first-grade teacher who was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School trying to shield her first-graders was among the victims of last week's massacre being laid to rest

Dec 19, 2012

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce gun violence that has plagued the country.

Dec 19, 2012

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey. Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday in Newtown.

Feb 2, 2013

Newtown Teacher's Aide Died Cradling Dying Student

Newtown Teacher's Aide Died Cradling Dying Student

Stories of beauty and selflessness in the face of horror continue to trickle out in the wake of last week's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. The latest is the story of Anne Marie Murphy, an aide assigned...

Dec 18, 2012

Emilie Parker's Father: "Remember These Beautiful Children"

Emilie Parker's Father: "Remember These Beautiful Children"

The father of 6-year-old Emilie Parker, who was killed in the Connecticut school shooting, said that his family has been humbled by the “countless kind gestures, words and prayers” in the days since the tragedy....

Dec 18, 2012

Scholarship Set Up in Memory of Ana Marquez-Greene

 Scholarship Set Up in Memory of Ana Marquez-Greene

Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, age 6-and-1/2, was the daughter of WCSU music professor Jimmy Greene and the school has set up the Ana Grace Marquez-Greene Music Scholarship Fund.

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Lawsuit: Wife of Bell Gardens Mayor "Cold Blooded Killer"

Lawsuit: Wife of Bell Gardens Mayor "Cold Blooded Killer"

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, who authorities say shot Crespo multiple times, was sued by her brother-in-law for the mayor's wrongful death.

Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son

Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son

A Palms area couple was ordered Monday to stand trial in the alleged hit-and-run that killed a federal judge's son in Pacific Palisades two days after Christmas.

CSUN Student Met His Alleged Killer on Craigslist: LAPD

CSUN Student Met His Alleged Killer on Craigslist: LAPD

A man was charged with capital murder Monday after answering a Cal State Northridge student’s ad for a $36,500 Audi, stabbing the student and later dumping his body along a freeway, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said...

Murrieta Mayor Resigns After Arrest on Suspicion of DUI

Murrieta Mayor Resigns After Arrest on Suspicion of DUI

Alan Long announced Monday that he will step down as mayor of Murrieta just days after his arrest on suspicion of DUI in a crash that injured four high school students.

"Heartbroken": Families Mourn 7 Victims Tied to Suspected Serial Killer

"Heartbroken": Families Mourn 7 Victims Tied to Suspected Serial Killer

One of seven women whose bodies were discovered in Indiana over the weekend was remembered as a "fighter" Monday, as authorities continued to investigate a killing they now believe uncovered a string of slayings...

One Dead in Big Bear Plane Crash

One Dead in Big Bear Plane Crash

The pilot of an unidentified plane was killed in a crash near a Big Bear campsite Monday.