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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Dallas Zoo Defends Safety, Says Giraffe's Death a 'Fluke"

Dallas Zoo Defends Safety, Says Giraffe's Death a 'Fluke"

A day after the tragic death of a young giraffe, NBC 5 Investigates is looking into the safety record at the Dallas Zoo where officials say a fluke accident, not a zookeepers mistake, led to the death of...

Video of Attack Posted to Social Media Lands Teen in Jail

Video of Attack Posted to Social Media Lands Teen in Jail

A teenager has been arrested after video of an attack surfaced on social media.

5 Dozen Seized Dogs Soon Available for Adoption

5 Dozen Seized Dogs Soon Available for Adoption

More than five dozen animals seized in Ellis County earlier this month are being placed up for adoption, according to the SPCA of Texas.

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Police say a Texas man had his baby along as he stole electronics from a Walmart, but she fell out of the stroller as they fled.

Debris Matches Boeing 777, Same Model as Missing Malaysia Flight

Debris Matches Boeing 777, Same Model as Missing Malaysia Flight

Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines...

J.C. Penney Employee Sent Home for 'Revealing' Shorts

J.C. Penney Employee Sent Home for 'Revealing' Shorts

Sylva Stoel sparks a discussion about gender-specific dress code on Twitter following an incident where she was sent home from work for violating the J.C. Penney employee dress code.