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...

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...

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.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 05:07 AM 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 11:52 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.

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"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

The father of a Santa Clara teen stowaway who survived a 5 ½-hour flight from San Jose to Hawaii Sunday despite high altitudes, low oxygen and freezing temperatures said that Allah protected his son.

SJSU Student Starts Fire While Lighting Candle on Cell Phone

SJSU Student Starts Fire While Lighting Candle on Cell Phone

Eleven San Jose State University students were displaced - and one was injured - after a student lit a match while talking on his cellphone and started a fire in their apartment complex, firefighters said.

Albany Pays Homeless $3K to Vacate Area for State Park

Albany Pays Homeless $3K to Vacate Area for State Park

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Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges SamTrans Ignored Questions of Fraud

Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges SamTrans Ignored Questions of Fraud

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84-Year-Old Man Arrested After Hospital Shooting

84-Year-Old Man Arrested After Hospital Shooting

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Man Files Lawsuit, Claims He is Audrie Pott's Biological Father

Man Files Lawsuit, Claims He is Audrie Pott's Biological Father

A man filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose declaring that he is the biological father of teen suicide victim Audrie Pott and should be included in a wrongful death...