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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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Longtime Rep. Ros-Lehtinen to Retire From Congress
Longtime Rep. Ros-Lehtinen to Retire From Congress

The 64-year-old Republican became the first Cuban American elected to Congress when she won her first election in 1988.

Man Rushed to Hospital After Jet Ski Accident on Miami Beach
Man Rushed to Hospital After Jet Ski Accident on Miami Beach

A Good Samaritan came to the rescue of a jet ski accident victim off Miami Beach Sunday afternoon. Fire Rescue crews from Miami Beach and Miami-Dade arrived at the scene near 415 Hibiscus Drive shortly...

No Injuries After Small Plane Goes Down in Coral Springs
No Injuries After Small Plane Goes Down in Coral Springs

Emergency crews in Coral Springs responded Sunday after a small plane went down just northwest of the Sawgrass Expressway. Two people were onboard the Piper aircraft that went down shortly after 1:30...

Congress Agrees on Measure to Fund Gov't Until Fall
Congress Agrees on Measure to Fund Gov't Until Fall

Top Capitol Hill negotiators reached a hard-won agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, aides said Sunday...

Carnival Ship Returns to Miami After Passenger Become Sick
Carnival Ship Returns to Miami After Passenger Become Sick

The Carnival Sensation was about 90 miles southeast of Miami just after midnight when crew members notified the Coast Guard of that passenger needing medical attention.

Politicians Praise Ros-Lehtinen After Retirement Announced
Politicians Praise Ros-Lehtinen After Retirement Announced

In the hours after Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announced she would leave Congress once her term ends in 2018, politicians from across the state and around the country offered praise for the longest servi...