Town Heals and Remembers

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 06:18 PM EST

Nancy Lanza's Family Holds Funeral

Nancy Lanza's Family Holds Funeral

A private funeral was held Thursday for the mother of the gunman who killed 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, a New Hampshire police source told NBC News.

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 01:29 AM EST

House Would Consider Gun Control Proposals, Boehner Says

House Would Consider Gun Control Proposals, Boehner Says

House Speaker John Boehner said he would consider the recommendations Vice President Joe Biden and a group of Cabinet members are working to formulate in response to the shooting in Newtown, Conn. last week.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 03:04 PM EST

Bells to Ring Across Country To Honor Newtown Victims

Bells to Ring Across Country To Honor Newtown Victims

Bells around the country will ring Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. to mark the one-week anniversary of the Newtown shootings.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 12:14 PM EST

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

On Friday, December 14, 2012, our beautiful daughter, Josephine Grace Gay, was killed in an unimaginable tragedy at her elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 07:55 AM EST

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.

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 01:35 AM EST

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 08:59 AM EST

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 09:21 PM EST

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 08:30 AM EST

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 03:16 PM EST

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...

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Quiet Start to Urban Beach Weekend in Miami Beach

Quiet Start to Urban Beach Weekend in Miami Beach

It was a mostly quiet start to the long Memorial Day weekend in Miami Beach Friday with not many arrests reported.

Lighthouse Cubans to Remain in US Custody Until Next Hearing

Lighthouse Cubans to Remain in US Custody Until Next Hearing

A group of Cuban migrants seeking to remain in the U.S. after they climbed onto a lighthouse several miles off the Florida Keys will not be sent back to Cuba immediately.

Man Rescued From Water at Miami Beach

Man Rescued From Water at Miami Beach

A man was rushed to the hospital after he was rescued from the water in Miami Beach Friday.

Missing Fla. Mom Likely Dismembered by Chainsaw: Deputies

Missing Fla. Mom Likely Dismembered by Chainsaw: Deputies

Sheriff William Snyder said Friday that most of missing Florida mom Tricia Todd's remains have not been found, and it appears she was dismembered by a chainsaw.

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used...

SWAG on 6: iPrep Academy's Maria Mejia

SWAG on 6: iPrep Academy's Maria Mejia

At iPrep Academy, a public magnet high school, all students are issued laptops and they all know how to use them. Now, thanks to Maria Mejia, more and more students at the school have gone beyond just using...