Town Heals and Remembers

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

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.

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.

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.

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 01:20 PM CST

Sandy Hook Students, Teachers to Return to School

Sandy Hook Students, Teachers to Return to School

An open house was held Wednesday at the new Connecticut school where Sandy Hook Elementary students will start attending classes starting Thursday, as they prepare to head back to the classroom for the...

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Woman Fleeing Robbers Fatally Struck by Truck

Woman Fleeing Robbers Fatally Struck by Truck

A woman was killed and man injured when they were struck by a truck on Lake Shore Drive while running away from an armed robbery early Sunday in the Gold Coast, police said. About 1:40 a.m., the...

Boy, 8, Struck By CTA Train in Evanston

Boy, 8, Struck By CTA Train in Evanston

A young boy was injured after being struck by a train in north suburban Evanston Saturday afternoon. According to Evanston police, officers responded to a report of a child hit by a CTA train south of...

Girl Killed, Man Injured in Lake Shore Drive Shooting

Girl Killed, Man Injured in Lake Shore Drive Shooting

A teenage girl was shot and killed while riding in a car on Lake Shore Drive early Saturday morning.  The 15-year-old girl was a passenger in a car with a 22-year-old man at 2400 N Lake Shore...

Goodman Theatre Sign Catches Fire

Goodman Theatre Sign Catches Fire

The iconic sign at the Goodman Theatre in downtown Chicago caught fire early Saturday morning.  Around 5 a.m., the marquee experienced a "minor electrical fire," according to a release from the...

Tropical Depression Takes Aim at Southeast

Tropical Depression Takes Aim at Southeast

Tropical storm Bonnie was downgraded Sunday morning as it headed toward the South Carolina coast, packing maximum sustained winds of 35 mph as of 8 a.m. Sunday, the National Hurricane Center said, NBC News...

Suburban Dad Completes 50-State Marathon Quest

Suburban Dad Completes 50-State Marathon Quest

A west suburban Chicago man has completed a lofty goal of running a marathon in all 50 states.