Town Heals and Remembers

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 09:27 PM PST

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...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:07 PM PST

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings." The National Rifle Association broke its...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:07 PM PST

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

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 03:18 PM PST

Nancy Lanza's Family Holds Funeral

Nancy Lanza's Family Holds Funeral

A private funeral was held Thursday for the mother of the gunman who killed 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, a New Hampshire police source told NBC

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:29 PM PST

House Would Consider Gun Control Proposals, Boehner Says

House Would Consider Gun Control Proposals, Boehner Says

House Speaker John Boehner said he would consider the recommendations Vice President Joe Biden and a group of Cabinet members are working to formulate in response to the shooting in Newtown, Conn. last week.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 12:04 PM PST

Bells to Ring Across Country To Honor Newtown Victims

Bells to Ring Across Country To Honor Newtown Victims

Bells around the country will ring Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. to mark the one-week anniversary of the Newtown shootings.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 09:14 AM PST

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.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 04:55 AM PST

Newtown's Police Chief Offers Sympathies to Victims' Families

Newtown's Police Chief Offers Sympathies to Victims' Families

Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe released a statement for the first time since Friday's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:35 PM PST

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...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 05:59 AM PST

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...

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Toddlers Found Unattended in Long Beach Intersection

Toddlers Found Unattended in Long Beach Intersection

A year-old boy wearing just a T-shirt and diaper and another boy about 2 years old were found unattended at a Long Beach intersection Thursday, and police released photos of the children in hopes that...

Former Murrieta Mayor Faces DUI Charges in Crash

Former Murrieta Mayor Faces DUI Charges in Crash

The former mayor of Murrieta was charged Thursday with felony DUI for a crash that injured four teenage cheerleaders.

Homicide Detectives Investigating Discovery of Body on Trail

Homicide Detectives Investigating Discovery of Body on Trail

Homicide detectives were investigating the discovery of a body found on hiking trails in West Hills, officials said.

Overturned Crane Backs Up 5 Fwy Traffic

Overturned Crane Backs Up 5 Fwy Traffic

Traffic was expected to be backed up overnight after a crane overturned Thursday night on the northbound San Diego (5) Freeway in South Orange County, snarling traffic to the San Diego County line.

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Eric Frein, who became the most wanted man in Pennsylvania when he allegedly gunned down two state troopers in an ambush, has been captured following a nearly two-month manhunt in the woods surrounding...

Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assaults Since 1970s

Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assaults Since 1970s

Police in Long Beach have arrested a man they believe sexually assaulted several teenage boys starting in the 1970s, authorities said Thursday.