Newtown Tragedy

Newtown Weighs Fate of Sandy Hook Elementary

2:34 PM, Jan 13, 2013

Talk about Sandy Hook Elementary School is turning from last month's massacre to the future, with differing opinions on whether students and staff should ever return to the building.

Newtown Sets Up Task Force to Handle Donations

1:14 PM, Jan 6, 2013

Chris Kelsey is the tax assessor in Newtown, but for the better part of three weeks, his job has been setting up and organizing a warehouse to hold the toys, school supplies and other gifts donated in the wake of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school.

Giffords Visits Newtown as Guards Patrol School

12:15 PM, Jan 4, 2013

Hadley Malcolm hosts USA Now, highlighting the top stories in news, money, life and sports for January 4, 2013. 

Sandy Hook Students Return to Class

11:55 PM, Jan 3, 2013

Classes are resuming for Sandy Hook Elementary School students for the first time since last month's shooting that killed 20 children and six educators.

Buffalo Woman Rallies For Her Old Hometown

11:55 PM, Jan 3, 2013

Beth Iszard Swift lives in Buffalo now, but grew up in Newtown, Connecticut. Swift, and dozens of other ex-pats are now pulling together to help their hometown heal in the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Open House Held for Sandy Hook Students

12:47 PM, Jan 2, 2013

The children who escaped last month's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown have been welcomed to a school in a neighboring town.

NYC Woman Accused of Scam in Name of Conn. Victim

4:49 PM, Dec 27, 2012

A New York City woman has been arrested by federal authorities who say she tried to scam donors by posing as a relative of one of the children killed at a Connecticut elementary school.

Newtown Pastor: Today We Begin Again

10:51 AM, Dec 26, 2012

The pastor of a church in Newtown, Conn., that was attended by eight of the child victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has told parishioners that this Christmas Day "is the day we begin everything all over again."

Mourners Pay Tribute to Sandy Hook Shooting Victims

7:51 PM, Dec 22, 2012

The mourning period continues in Newtown, Conn.

Bells Ring in Newtown to Mark 1 Week Since Deadly Shooting

6:48 PM, Dec 21, 2012

A Connecticut town where the crackle of gunfire was heard a week ago has been filled with the sound of bells chiming this morning.

Newtown First Responders Carry Heavy Burdens

4:57 PM, Dec 20, 2012

While the people of Newtown do their best to cope with loss and preserve the memories of their loved ones, another class of residents is also finding it difficult to move on: the emergency responders who saw firsthand the terrible aftermath of last week's school shooting.

Dick's Sporting Goods Suspends Some Rifle Sales

6:17 PM, Dec 18, 2012

The Dick's Sporting Goods chain said Tuesday that it is suspending sales of some rifles nationwide because of the the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

Classes Resume in Newtown, Minus Sandy Hook

6:08 PM, Dec 18, 2012

 With security stepped up and families still on edge in Newtown, students began returning to school Tuesday for the first time since last week's massacre, bringing a return of familiar routines - at least, for some - to a grief-stricken town as it buries 20 of its children.

First of 8 Funerals at Newtown Church Begins

5:20 PM, Dec 18, 2012

Family members have gathered for the first of eight funerals for school shooting victims to be held at a Catholic church in Newtown, Conn.

Newtown Holds the First Funerals for Victims

9:59 AM, Dec 18, 2012

The bodies of two young boys killed in last week's school shootings are being taken to their resting places.

President Obama Visits Newtown

7:20 PM, Dec 17, 2012

A mournful President Barack Obama said Sunday that the nation is failing to keep its children safe, pledging that change must come after an elementary-school massacre left 20 children dead.

After Newtown Tragedy: Changes at WNY Schools

7:13 PM, Dec 17, 2012

There is an increased security presence at Western New York schools on the first day of classes following the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Officials Continue to Investigate Newtown School Shooting

6:53 AM, Dec 17, 2012

Connecticut state police say multiple 30-round magazines and hundreds of bullets were found at the elementary school where 26 were killed.

CT Coroner Releases New Details About Shooting

6:04 AM, Dec 17, 2012

A Connecticut coroner has released new details about the Newtown shooting, raising the specter that Adam Lanza had planned an even more gruesom massacre and was stopped short.

10-Year-Old Organizes Vigil for CT Victims

6:03 AM, Dec 17, 2012

Many people in our region find themselves impacted by the tragedy. One way to cope is by coming together and leaning on one another.

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