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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 08:56 PM PST

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

The 27-year-old first-grade teacher who was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School trying to shield her first-graders was among the victims of last week's massacre being laid to rest Wednesday. Services...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 09:46 PM PST

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce gun violence that has plagued the country. "This time, the...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 05:58 AM PST

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey. Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday in Newtown....

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 04:50 AM PST

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class on Jan. 2

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class on Jan. 2

When Sandy Hook students return to class, they will be greeted by a familiar face. Donna Page, a former Sandy Hook principal who is now retired, will take over as principal, NBC Connecticut's Amanda Raus has...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 04:36 PM PST

After Shooting, Tweet Inspires Random Acts of Kindness

After Shooting, Tweet Inspires Random Acts of Kindness

NBC News correspondent Ann Curry talks about her tweet that set off a wave of good deeds around the country and world.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 02:13 PM PST

Scholarships, Funds Set Up in Honor of Newtown Victims

Scholarships, Funds Set Up in Honor of Newtown Victims

Several scholarships have been set up in honor of the victim's of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting: Western Connecticut State University has set up a scholarship in honor of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene,...

Friday, Jan 4, 2013 at 10:19 AM PST

NRA Breaks Silence on Sandy Hook Shootings

NRA Breaks Silence on Sandy Hook Shootings

The National Rifle Association broke its silence on last week's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and indicated the group is "prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never...

Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 02:32 PM PST

Newtown Teacher's Aide Died Cradling Dying Student

Newtown Teacher's Aide Died Cradling Dying Student

Stories of beauty and selflessness in the face of horror continue to trickle out in the wake of last week's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. The latest is the story of Anne Marie Murphy, an aide assigned...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 01:09 PM PST

Emilie Parker's Father: "Remember These Beautiful Children"

Emilie Parker's Father: "Remember These Beautiful Children"

The father of 6-year-old Emilie Parker, who was killed in the Connecticut school shooting, said that his family has been humbled by the “countless kind gestures, words and prayers” in the days since the tragedy....

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 02:15 PM PST

Manufacturer of Assault Rifle Used in Newtown to be Sold

Manufacturer of Assault Rifle Used in Newtown to be Sold

A major private equity firm is selling the company that manufactures the assault rifle used to murder 27 people in Newtown, Conn., in a corporate move that underscores how seriously corporate investors are...

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Arrest in Mysterious Killing of North County Woman

Arrest in Mysterious Killing of North County Woman

Investigators have made an arrest in the mysterious killing of a young woman whose body was found dumped on the side of a road in San Diego's North County more than one month ago.

Coast Guard Searches for Possible Missing Boater

Coast Guard Searches for Possible Missing Boater

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) crews in San Diego have launched a search for a possible missing boater whose vessel was found near Mission Bay – empty but with his identification left behind.

Transit Officer Hit, Dragged by Cab Driver: PD

Transit Officer Hit, Dragged by Cab Driver: PD

A cab driver was arrested Wednesday in San Diego after he allegedly assaulted a transit officer with his taxi, hitting the officer and dragging him down the street in downtown’s Marina area.

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life. This cluster of planets is less than 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, according to NASA and the Belgian-led research team who announced the discovery Wednesday. The planets circle tightly around a dim dwarf star called Trappist-1, barely the size of Jupiter. Three are in the so-called habitable zone, where liquid water and, possibly life, might exist. The others are right on the doorstep.

Sample Questions Immigrants Must Answer to Become Citizens

Sample Questions Immigrants Must Answer to Become Citizens

Immigrants who want to become citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test. Check out some sample questions here.

22-Year-Old Texts Dad for Help During Home Invasion Robbery

22-Year-Old Texts Dad for Help During Home Invasion Robbery

A 22-year-old woman texted her dad for help after hearing an intruder inside the family's home, the Escondido Police Department confirmed.