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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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Mom of Child Found Dead Gives Emotional Statement
Mom of Child Found Dead Gives Emotional Statement

With tears streaming down her face, the mother of a young girl found dead following a frantic search in Joliet Township this week thanked the community for their support as she continues to grieve the death...

Trubisky Reveals 1 Thing You Might Not Have Known About Him
Trubisky Reveals 1 Thing You Might Not Have Known About Him

The Chicago Bears' first-round draft pick is, as he says, "a very simple person."

40 Firearms Stolen From Suburban Shooting Range: Police
40 Firearms Stolen From Suburban Shooting Range: Police

About 40 firearms were stolen in a break-in at a suburban shooting range Friday, authorities said.

Judge Sentences Former CPS CEO to 4.5 Years in Prison
Judge Sentences Former CPS CEO to 4.5 Years in Prison

A federal judge in Chicago sentenced Friday the former head of the nation's third-largest school district to 4 1/2 years in prison for steering $23 million in no-bid city contracts to education firms for $2.3...

Congress OKs Bill Averting Government Shutdown for 1 Week
Congress OKs Bill Averting Government Shutdown for 1 Week

House members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight. The measure gives negotiators until next Friday to resolve final differences...

New Theory on What Actually Happened to H.H. Holmes Revealed
New Theory on What Actually Happened to H.H. Holmes Revealed

A new twist on the death of one of America's first and most notorious serial killers could change everything we know about "The Devil in the White City."