Town Heals and Remembers

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 12:29 AM CST

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 02:04 PM CST

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 11:14 AM CST

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 10:05 AM CST

Texas Town Allows Teachers to Carry Concealed Guns

Texas Town Allows Teachers to Carry Concealed Guns

In a tiny Texas town near the Oklahoma border, children and their parents don't give much thought to safety at the community's lone school.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:05 AM CST

Texans to Join Moment of Silence Friday

Texans to Join Moment of Silence Friday

Gov. Rick Perry has asked Texans to join him in a moment of silence Friday in memory of the 26 victims of the Connecticut school shootings.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 06:55 AM CST

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 12:35 AM CST

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 07:59 AM CST

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 08:21 PM CST

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 07:30 AM CST

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...

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Man Orders Pizza During Standoff: Irving Police

Man Orders Pizza During Standoff: Irving Police

A four-hour standoff ended with the arrest of a man with warrants for aggravated assault after an Irving pizzeria manager tipped police to his location Wednesday.

Firefighters Battling Apt. Fire in Desoto

Firefighters Battling Apt. Fire in Desoto

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in DeSoto.

SWAT Ends Standoff With Driver Wanted on Felony Warrant: Police

SWAT Ends Standoff With Driver Wanted on Felony Warrant: Police

Dallas SWAT ended a standoff with a driver stopped on a felony warrant in Dallas Wednesday.

Handcuffed TX Man Shot, Allegedly Tried to Steal Patrol SUV

Handcuffed TX Man Shot, Allegedly Tried to Steal Patrol SUV

Deputies in West Texas have fatally shot a handcuffed man who allegedly tried to steal a law enforcement SUV.

Houston Home Video Shows UPS Driver Urinating

Houston Home Video Shows UPS Driver Urinating

Home security video captures a Houston UPS driver throwing a package over a gate and urinating, authorities say.

Rescue Dog Improving, Still Needs Forever Home

Rescue Dog Improving, Still Needs Forever Home

The rescued chihuahua-terrier mix fondly named “Scooter” is doing much better, but is still in need of a forever home. A few weeks ago, NBC 5 brought you the story of Scooter, who was hit by a car and left...