Town Heals and Remembers

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 shootings...

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 firearms...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 06:21 PM PST

A History of Crime, Mass Shootings and Gun Control

A History of Crime, Mass Shootings and Gun Control

America's struggle over gun violence and the right to bear arms has been raging for decades. Here's a look at key events in the United States' long, tortured relationship with crime and guns:  1791:...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 05:30 AM PST

The Future of School Security

The Future of School Security

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary will stand as one of those before-and-after days in America. Things will never be the same at schools across Connecticut and beyond, as communities try to keep their children...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:16 PM PST

Obama on Guns: Words Need to Lead to Action

Obama on Guns: Words Need to Lead to Action

President Obama announced that he is making an administration-wide effort to solve gun violence and has tapped Vice President Joe Biden to lead an inter-agency task force in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:05 AM PST

Police Radio Recording Reveal Early Moments of Newtown Shooting

Police Radio Recording Reveal Early Moments of Newtown Shooting

Police radio recording shows confusion in the early moments of the Newtown shooting.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:47 AM PST

Lanzas Had Virtually No Prior Police Contact; ME Probes Genetics

Lanzas Had Virtually No Prior Police Contact; ME Probes Genetics

Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he's seeking genetic clues to help explain why a shooter killed 20 children and six adults in a Newtown elementary school. Dr. H. Wayne Carver tells The Hartford Courant...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 08:56 PM PST

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.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 09:46 PM PST

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.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 07:46 PM PST

Sandy Hook Students to Get New But Identical Classrooms

Sandy Hook Students to Get New But Identical Classrooms

Since the mass shooting at an east coast elementary school, efforts are being taken to set up classrooms at a new location identical to their old classrooms. Every desk, chair and scrap of paper are moving...

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Judge Drops Murder Charges Against SoCal Man

Judge Drops Murder Charges Against SoCal Man

In the week he's been free after spending 23 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, Bill Richards has gotten onto the Internet for the first time, used a cellphone, and he's been eating really well.

1 Killed in Shooting Near Sizzler Restaurant

1 Killed in Shooting Near Sizzler Restaurant

Residents were told to stay inside and lock their doors as police searched for a man in connection with a fatal double shooting in front of a Sizzler restaurant in Ventura Wednesday, police said.

Police Remain Vigilant at LAX After Istanbul Bombings

Police Remain Vigilant at LAX After Istanbul Bombings

Police beefed up security Wednesday at LAX as an expected record number of passengers are set to fly through during the July 4th holiday and as a precaution after a suicide bombing left 49 people dead at...

Arrest in Series of Sex Assaults, Burglaries

Arrest in Series of Sex Assaults, Burglaries

After a manhunt in South Pasadena in connection with a series of sexual assaults and home burglaries that began in the morning, police said a man was arrested Wednesday afternoon.

Istanbul Attackers Seized on Chaos to Cause Carnage

Istanbul Attackers Seized on Chaos to Cause Carnage

It was an attack that echoed the carnage earlier this year at the Brussels airport, down to the taxi that carried the men to their target: Inciting panic and then taking lethal advantage, three suicide attackers...

If You Don't Pick Up After Your Pet, DNA Can Rat You Out

If You Don't Pick Up After Your Pet, DNA Can Rat You Out

The technology for using DNA to identify the canine source of dog waste left behind has been available for the better part of a decade, but generates controversy when implemented at a housing development.