Town Heals and Remembers

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.

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.

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...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 02:16 PM 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...

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1 in Custody After Reports of Active Shooter in Bourbonnais

1 in Custody After Reports of Active Shooter in Bourbonnais

A person has been taken into custody following an active shooter situation at the a Target store in suburban Bourbonnais, police said.

Construction to Begin for Chicago's 3rd-Tallest Building

Construction to Begin for Chicago's 3rd-Tallest Building

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that construction will soon begin on a planned 95-story skyscraper along the Chicago River show that will become the city’s third-tallest building.

Woman, 21, Killed While Stopped at Red Light in Edgewater

Woman, 21, Killed While Stopped at Red Light in Edgewater

A 21-year-old woman was shot and killed as she sat in her car at a red light on Chicago’s North Side early Monday morning.

Cruz Vows to Stay in Race if He Loses Indiana

Cruz Vows to Stay in Race if He Loses Indiana

Facing a make-or-break moment for his slumping campaign, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was blitzing through Indiana on Monday in a desperate bid to overtake Donald Trump in the state's primary and keep his own White House...

Person Hit by Metra Train Ahead of Morning Rush Hour

Person Hit by Metra Train Ahead of Morning Rush Hour

A person was struck by a Metra train on the Milwaukee District / West Line in northwest suburban Bartlett Monday morning.

Wrestling Hall of Fame Revokes Hastert's Awards

Wrestling Hall of Fame Revokes Hastert's Awards

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame has voted to revoke all honors for Dennis Hastert after the former House speaker was accused of sexually abusing teenagers decades ago. The Oklahoma-based organization...