Town Heals and Remembers

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 10:24 AM PST

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...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 at 10:19 AM PST

Questions of School Safety in Los Gatos, Following Newtown

Questions of School Safety in Los Gatos, Following Newtown

In the wake of Newtown, Conn., there is a rise of concern over the safety of schools in Los Gatos.

Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 02:00 PM PST

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...

Friday, Jan 4, 2013 at 09:28 PM PST

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 05:31 AM PST

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...

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 11:20 AM PST

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 first...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013 at 08:41 AM PST

Lawyer Withdraws $100M Suit Over Newtown

Lawyer Withdraws $100M Suit Over Newtown

A Connecticut attorney seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now. The Stamford Advocate...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 02:49 PM PST

Woman Arrested Over Alleged Newtown Shooting Scam

Woman Arrested Over Alleged Newtown Shooting Scam

The FBI has arrested a New York City woman suspected of lying about her connection to a victim of the Newtown school shooting earlier this month to collect donations from charitable citizens looking for a way to...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 04:22 AM PST

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 07:56 AM PST

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...

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SJPD: Police Fired Shot That Killed Gunman

SJPD: Police Fired Shot That Killed Gunman

San Jose police said Thursday that the gunman who killed veteran officer Michael Johnson died from a shot fired by an SJPD officer, not from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Boyfriend Drugged in Kidnap-Ransom: Attorney

Boyfriend Drugged in Kidnap-Ransom: Attorney

A day after Vallejo police said her kidnapping was a hoax, Denise Huskins' boyfriend, Aaron Quinn — who reported the kidnapping to police — fought back through his lawyer, saying that he, too, was a victim...

Prayer Vigil For Slain San Jose Police Officer

Prayer Vigil For Slain San Jose Police Officer

A prayer vigil is scheduled for Friday in memory of slain San Jose police Officer Michael Johnson, who was shot Tuesday night while responding to a suicidal man, who ended up killing him with a rifle.

Inmates Say Deputies Forced Them to Fight "Gladiator Style"

Inmates Say Deputies Forced Them to Fight "Gladiator Style"

Jail inmates held in San Francisco's Hall of Justice allege sheriff's deputies have forced them to fight "gladiator-style," San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi said.

NY Building Collapses, Sparks Fire After Explosion

NY Building Collapses, Sparks Fire After Explosion

An explosion inside a building in the East Village has sparked a massive fire and caused one building to collapse, officials and witnesses say. The buildings at 121 and 123 Second Ave. between 7th Street and...

Student Stabbed in Martinez Locker Room

Student Stabbed in Martinez Locker Room

A student was stabbed in Martinez on Thursday, according to the school district, although the injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.