Town Heals and Remembers

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 03:08 PM PST

San Francisco Activist Hopeful About New Gun Laws

San Francisco Activist Hopeful About New Gun Laws

Mindy Finkelstein has been a anti-gun crusader ever since she was shot by a neo Nazi in Los Angeles in 1999.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 04:55 AM PST

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.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:35 PM PST

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 05:59 AM PST

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 06:21 PM PST

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 07:45 AM PST

Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions of Asperger's

Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions of Asperger's

The Sandy Hook massacre has placed the medical disorder called Asperger's Syndrome in the national spotlight.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 05:30 AM PST

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 06:04 PM PST

Prayer in Oakland, San Jose for Newtown Families

Prayer in Oakland, San Jose for Newtown Families

More prayer vigils are being held in the Bay Area, including Oakland and San Jose, for the surviving families in Newtown, Conn.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:16 PM PST

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 11:36 AM PST

Touring Newtown With Long Time Residents

Touring Newtown With Long Time Residents

NBC Bay Area takes a ride around the city of Newtown, Connecticut with long time residents. It is a tour is both eye opening and heart breaking.

Top Stories
Sierra LaMar Murder Trial Date Set

Sierra LaMar Murder Trial Date Set

Her body has never been found, but Sierra Lamar’s suspected killer remains in a South Bay jail, and after countless delays, a trial date has finally been set.

Defendant in Vallejo Kidnapping Blamed Vaccine, FBI Says

Defendant in Vallejo Kidnapping Blamed Vaccine, FBI Says

The FBI says the man charged in a California kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax told a television news reporter he had a psychotic break and blamed a side effect from a vaccine in part for his...

BART Station Shooting Suspect Could Face Attempted Murder Charges

BART Station Shooting Suspect Could Face Attempted Murder Charges

BART officials on Wednesday said a man who triggered a three-plus-hour closure of the West Oakland BART station when he shot himself in the stomach Tuesday night could be slapped with attempted murder charges.

Police Arrest Sole Surviving Suspect Wanted for Office Homicide

Police Arrest Sole Surviving Suspect Wanted for Office Homicide

San Jose police said Wednesday that the sole surviving suspect wanted in connection with a deadly office shooting in August was arrested last week.

Man Fatally Shot by Cops May Have Had Knife: Investigators

Man Fatally Shot by Cops May Have Had Knife: Investigators

Investigators believe that a Texas man shot to death by deputies with his hands up was holding a knife, the sheriff told reporters on Wednesday. Footage was posted online of the shooting of 41-year-old Gilbert...

Elk Fire at 450 Acres, 20 Percent Containment

Elk Fire at 450 Acres, 20 Percent Containment

A fire in Lake County jumped to 450 acres in roughly five hours Wednesday.