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 shootings.

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 shootings...

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 firearms...

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 Wednesday.

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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Police Arrest 130 Ferguson Protesters

Police Arrest 130 Ferguson Protesters

Police arrested about 130 demonstrators Wednesday night in downtown Los Angeles after an hours-long march for a third night to protest a Missouri fatal police shooting as the LAPD again declared a citywide...

Man Convicted of Quadruple Murder Faces Death Penalty

Man Convicted of Quadruple Murder Faces Death Penalty

A 24-year-old Altadena man found guilty of a quadruple murder this week will again face the jury that convicted him, when they decide whether he will get the death penalty or life in prison without parole.

Couple Tied Up, Held at Gunpoint in Manhattan Beach Robbery

Couple Tied Up, Held at Gunpoint in Manhattan Beach Robbery

A Manhattan Beach husband and wife were tied up and one was beaten while robbers ransacked their home early Wednesday, police said.

Toddler Inspires Petition for Disney Characters With Disabilities

Toddler Inspires Petition for Disney Characters With Disabilities

A San Francisco family traveled to Disney's Southern California Headquarters Wednesday to deliver a petition with more than 75,000 signatures calling on Disney to create characters with Down syndrome and...

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Shopping and Closure Guide

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Shopping and Closure Guide

While many people will be staying at home to enjoying Thanksgiving with their families, there are plenty of people who will be going bargain hunting when stores open later in the day.

Man Dies After Being Gunned Down in Long Beach

Man Dies After Being Gunned Down in Long Beach

A man died after being gunned down in Long Beach on Wednesday.