Town Heals and Remembers

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 06:22 AM CST

Newtown to Use Mementos in Future Memorial

Newtown to Use Mementos in Future Memorial

Newtown officials have found a way to use countless mementos paying tribute to the 20 children and six adults killed in an elementary school rampage. Thousands of flowers, letters, signs, photos, candles, teddy...

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 at 09:56 AM CST

Final Funerals for Newtown Victims Held Saturday

Final Funerals for Newtown Victims Held Saturday

The last of the funerals for the 26 victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. were held Saturday, ending a week-long procession of funerals as the final three young victims were laid to rest. Josephine...

Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 at 02:06 PM CST

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Consolidating the first-grade classes at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 young students were shot dead last week, is part of the complicated and sensitive process of preparing for the surviving students'...

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 09:34 PM CST
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By Lisa Balde

Quinn Proclaims Illinois Day of Mourning For Sandy Hook Victims

Quinn Proclaims Illinois Day of Mourning For Sandy Hook Victims

A week after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has proclaimed Friday a "day of mourning."

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 09:38 PM CST
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By BJ Lutz

Rahm: NRA's Comments "Outrageous, Unsettling"

Rahm: NRA's Comments "Outrageous, Unsettling"

The country's largest gun-rights lobby called for an armed guard in every school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings."

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 11:27 PM CST

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 02:07 PM CST

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 02:07 PM CST

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 shootings. Gov. Dannel P....

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 05:18 PM CST

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 News. About two dozen...

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 12:29 AM CST

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.

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Obama Surprises Diners at River North Steakhouse

Obama Surprises Diners at River North Steakhouse

President Barack Obama returns to Chicago for a closed-door fundraiser for Gov. Pat Quinn at a downtown hotel and a speech on the economy at Northwestern University.

Waukegan Teachers Prepare for Possible Strike

Waukegan Teachers Prepare for Possible Strike

Marathon mediation sessions held to try and reach contract.

Judge Says Man Accused of SIU Threats Not a Danger

Judge Says Man Accused of SIU Threats Not a Danger

A Chicago man charged with mailing threats of rapes, killings, bombings and beheadings to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus will get a chance to make his case for being eligible for bond.

Jail Inmates Start Prostitutes Anonymous Group

Jail Inmates Start Prostitutes Anonymous Group

Women in program taught how to avoid being victimized.

Ebola Patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, Flew to Dallas Via D.C.

Ebola Patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, Flew to Dallas Via D.C.

The patient diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas has been identified as a Liberian man named Thomas Eric Duncan, health officials confirmed to NBC News and the Associated Press. He is believed to have flown to the...

Shell of Building Remains After Garfield Park Fire

Shell of Building Remains After Garfield Park Fire

A three-story apartment building in Chicago's west side Garfield Park neighborhood partially collapsed during a blazing fire on Wednesday night.