Town Heals and Remembers

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 02:04 PM CST

Bells to Ring Across Country To Honor Newtown Victims

Bells to Ring Across Country To Honor Newtown Victims

Bells around the country will ring Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. to mark the one-week anniversary of the Newtown shootings.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 11:14 AM CST

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

On Friday, December 14, 2012, our beautiful daughter, Josephine Grace Gay, was killed in an unimaginable tragedy at her elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 06:55 AM CST

Newtown's Police Chief Offers Sympathies to Victims' Families

Newtown's Police Chief Offers Sympathies to Victims' Families

Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe released a statement for the first time since Friday's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 12:35 AM CST

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 07:59 AM CST

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 08:21 PM CST

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 07:30 AM CST

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...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 07:07 AM CST

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 12:05 PM CST

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 12:47 PM CST

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...

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Up to 17 Inches Could Fall in Snowstorm

Up to 17 Inches Could Fall in Snowstorm

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for all counties in the Chicago area beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday and lasting until 6 a.m. Monday. Several inches of snow are expected to fall throughout the weekend.

Arlington Heights Native to Play Backup Quarterback in Super Bowl

Arlington Heights Native to Play Backup Quarterback in Super Bowl

Jimmy Garappolo, of Arlington Heights, will play backup for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.

Friends, Family Remember Ernie Banks at Memorial

Friends, Family Remember Ernie Banks at Memorial

Ernie Banks' memorial and procession was held Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church. The famed Cubs legend died Jan. 23 at age 83.

Man Arrested With More Than $6M of Drugs

Man Arrested With More Than $6M of Drugs

Juan Vazquez, 28, was pulled over for a traffic violation when police found $6.75 million worth of cocaine inside two suitcases in his car.

Autopsy Inconclusive for 6-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Bathtub

Autopsy Inconclusive for 6-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Bathtub

A 6-year-old girl was found dead in a bathtub in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side Friday evening.

Sunday's Forecast: WINTER STORM WARNING

Sunday's Forecast: WINTER STORM WARNING

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast.