| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:21 AM
WASHINGTON — At the end of an emotional day of deeply personal meetings with senators Wednesday, families of victims of the Newtown school massacre sat down for a public conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who had just...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- In a city where David's righteousness almost never beats Goliath's might, what Nicole Hockley and the other Sandy Hook families did to the gun lobby last week was nigh unto miraculous.
Gun-control legislation had appeared to be a lost...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:01 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Ian and Nicole Hockley lived across the street from Adam Lanza, but they never got to know him or his family before the 20-year-old gunman killed their young son and 25 other people inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.
| Feb 19, 2013
Last fall, residents of Newtown were having a debate that could have taken place almost anywhere in America.
It was an argument over guns. The issue was fairly simple: Should amateur shooting ranges be subject to inspection and approval by the police...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Will the Sandy Hook Promise be kept?
If you watched the Hartford Courant / Frontline special "Raising Adam Lanza / Newtown Divided" on PBS Tuesday night, you know there is a group of people in Newtown, with supporters across the country, intensely...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:19 PM
By Tuesday morning, they began collecting donations in town offices for families ravaged by the Oklahoma tornadoes.
Newtown, a universe away from Moore, Okla., feels the pain of the destruction more deeply, more intimately. Here, they know, because they...
| May 12, 2013
The gravity of the moment that comes with holding your child for the first time — looking into their eyes, rocking them to sleep, allowing their breath to fill your heart, marveling at how nature has taken a part of you and a part of your husband to...