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. Gov. Dannel P....

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 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. Services...

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. "This time, the...

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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12 Hurt in School Bus Crash

12 Hurt in School Bus Crash

Twelve were hurt when a school bus with children on board crashed and became lodged between two trees at an Anaheim golf course, according to the California Highway Patrol.

$25 Million Claim Filed in Fatal LAX Shooting

$25 Million Claim Filed in Fatal LAX Shooting

A $25 million claim has been filed against the city of Los Angeles on behalf of a family of the TSA officer who was killed last year during a shooting at the Los Angeles International Airport.

Ambulances Delayed Due to Hospital Bed Shortage

Ambulances Delayed Due to Hospital Bed Shortage

Ambulance delays as a result of a hospital bed shortage have delayed Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance crews nearly 37,000 hours and cost the city about $6 million in 2013.

Big Rig Crash Closes 210 Freeway in Pasadena

Big Rig Crash Closes 210 Freeway in Pasadena

A big rig that smashed through a center divider onto train tracks on Thursday shut down a stretch of a Southern California freeway for hours and cut rail service snarling the afternoon commute.

Sailor Playing with Airsoft Pistol Prompted San Diego Naval Base Alert

Sailor Playing with Airsoft Pistol Prompted San Diego Naval Base Alert

A sailor playing with an airsoft gun inside a Navy barracks prompted a security response and shelter-in-place order on Naval Base Point Loma, Navy officials confirmed to NBC 7 Thursday. Base Commanding...

Accused Gunman in LAPD Station Shooting Dies

Accused Gunman in LAPD Station Shooting Dies

The man accused of opening fire in the lobby of a Los Angeles Police Department station died Thursday morning, according to police.