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Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 07:10 AM CDT

Newtown Residents Complain About NRA Robocalls

Newtown Residents Complain About NRA Robocalls

Several Newtown residents said they recently received unsolicited robocalls from the National Rifle Association urging them to push back against proposals for stricter gun laws. Newtown resident Tom Maurath said...

Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 06:20 AM CST

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

"Nurturing. Healing. Love." Scarlett Lewis noticed the chalk written message on her kitchen chalkboard when returning home for the first time – days after her son Jesse was taken from her on December 14th....

Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 11:30 AM CST

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

The Newtown Board of Education wants more armed police officers in the Connecticut town's four elementary schools after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Last night, they decided to ask the town to approve...

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 04:24 PM CST

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing at Super Bowl

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing at Super Bowl

The chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary School will sing "America the Beautiful" before Sunday's Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, The Associated Press reported. The chorus...

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 12:24 PM CST

Conn. Senators Unveil Assault Weapons Ban Legislation

Conn. Senators Unveil Assault Weapons Ban Legislation

Connecticut Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and California Sen. Dianne Feinstein will unveil Thursday legislation proposing a retooled federal assault weapons ban. The bill would narrowly...

Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 09:05 PM CST

Algonquin Arcade Unplugs Violent Games

Algonquin Arcade Unplugs Violent Games

Arcade owners compelled to make move after Sandy Hook school shooting.

Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 04:00 PM CST

Conn. Lawmaker Sorry for Telling Giffords to Stay Away

Conn. Lawmaker Sorry for Telling Giffords to Stay Away

A Connecticut state representative is apologizing for a Facebook post warning Gabby Giffords to stay away, ahead of the former Arizona congresswoman's visit with Sandy Hook Elementary victims' families last week...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013 at 08:54 PM CST

Chicago Comfort Dogs Assist in Newtown

Chicago Comfort Dogs Assist in Newtown

Team of golden retrievers provided unconditional love and support throughout the day.

Friday, Jan 4, 2013 at 11:28 PM CST

Gabby Giffords Visits Newtown

Gabby Giffords Visits Newtown

Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, who survived after being shot at a campaign event in her home state of Arizona two years ago, visited Newtown Friday. Sue Marcinek, an assistant to Newtown's first selectman,...

Friday, Jan 4, 2013 at 07:31 AM CST

Classes Resume for Sandy Hook Students

Classes Resume for Sandy Hook Students

Sandy Hook Elementary students returned to class on Thursday morning for the first time since 20 first-graders and six women were killed in a shooting rampage almost three weeks ago. While investigators kept...

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Police Release Audio of Suspect in Indiana Girls' Deaths

Police Release Audio of Suspect in Indiana Girls' Deaths

One of two teenage girls killed last week in northern Indiana recorded a suspect's voice, authorities said Wednesday.

Mom's Intimate Photo Showing Son's Cancer Battle Goes Viral

Mom's Intimate Photo Showing Son's Cancer Battle Goes Viral

Jessica Medinger knew the image she was about to share on Facebook was a side of her son many had never seen before – and that’s exactly why she chose to share it.

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life. This cluster of planets is less than 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, according to NASA and the Belgian-led research team who announced the discovery Wednesday. The planets circle tightly around a dim dwarf star called Trappist-1, barely the size of Jupiter. Three are in the so-called habitable zone, where liquid water and, possibly life, might exist. The others are right on the doorstep.

Blackhawks Fan Marries Wild Fan Before Game

Blackhawks Fan Marries Wild Fan Before Game

Before the goal horn blared at Xcel Energy Center for Tuesday’s game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild, the sounds of wedding bells were in the air as a pair of fans had a wedding ceremony at center ice.