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Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 07:20 AM EST

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

"Nurturing. Healing. Love." Scarlett Lewis noticed the chalk written message on her kitchen chalkboard when returning home for the first time – days after her son Jesse was taken from her on December 14th....

Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:30 PM EST

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

The Newtown Board of Education wants more armed police officers in the Connecticut town's four elementary schools after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Last night, they decided to ask the town to approve...

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing at Super Bowl

Sandy Hook Chorus to Sing at Super Bowl

The chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary School will sing "America the Beautiful" before Sunday's Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, The Associated Press reported. The chorus...

Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 01:24 PM EST

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...

Monday, Jan 7, 2013 at 05:00 PM EST

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...

Saturday, Jan 5, 2013 at 12:28 AM EST

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 08:31 AM EST

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 02:20 PM EST

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 11:41 AM EST

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 05:49 PM EST

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...

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Trump to Propose $54B Defense Spending Hike: White House

The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. White House budget officials outlined the information during a telephone call with reporters given on condition of anonymity. The budget officials on the call ignored requests to put the briefing on the record, even though Trump decried on Friday the use of anonymous sources by the media. Trump's defense budget and spending levels for domestic agency operating budgets will be revealed in a partial submission to Congress next month, with proposals on taxes and other programs coming later.

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Panther Found Dead in Southwest Florida

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Drunken Man Hurls Slurs at Gay Couple in Key West: Police

Police in Florida say a drunken man on a scooter hurled slurs and taunts at a gay couple in Key West.