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Jesse Lewis: A Hero in the Silence Forever

Varda Epstein | Posted 02.15.2014 | Crime
Varda Epstein

"Run," he cried, and having jogged the survival instincts of his nine classmates, having woken them to the possibilities still there before them, Jesse went down, the first fresh bullet cutting his young life short.

Newtown Victim Shouted For Classmates To Run

AP | MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. -- HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy killed in the massacre in Sandy Hook Elementary School shouted for his classmates to run ...

Newtown Educators To Be Honored

AP | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The six educators killed in the December massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School were honored Monday by an organization compri...

Two Extraordinary Latinas Will Be Awarded

VOXXI | Rocio Gonzalez | Posted 02.09.2013 | Latino Voices

The White House announced today that, on Friday, President Barack Obama will present the 2012 Citizens Medal to 18 Americans, including two Latinas—...

Connecticut School To Be Named After Hero Sandy Hook Teacher

AP | Posted 03.16.2013 | Education

STRATFORD, Conn. -- Officials of a town near Newtown, Conn., are renaming a local school for a resident killed in the massacre there and hailed as a h...

Connecticut Mayor: Name New School For Hero Teacher

AP | Posted 03.09.2013 | Education

STRATFORD, Conn. — The mayor of a city near Newtown, Conn., on Monday proposed naming a school after Victoria Soto, a teacher who was killed in ...

WATCH: Remember the Victims, Reject the Violence

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.20.2013 | Crime
Bill Moyers

Good laws are hard to come by. Civilization, just as hard. The rough and tumble of politics makes them so. But democracy aims for a moral order as just as humanly possible, which means laws that protect the weak and not just the strong. Lest we forget.

Derek Jeter Offers Condolences To Sandy Hook Teacher's Family

Posted 12.20.2012 | Sports

In the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., several prominent athletes have done their part to show their su...

Sandy Hook Teacher Remembered As Selfless Hero

AP | Posted 12.20.2012 | Crime

STRATFORD, Conn. -- A Connecticut schoolteacher gunned down during last week's elementary school massacre is being remembered as a selfless hero who d...

Latina Teacher Emerges As Hero After Newtown Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2012 | Latino Voices

A 27-year-old teacher of Puerto Rican descent has emerged as a hero in the tragic shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Detail...

'Incredible Acts Of Heroism'

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | Crime

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A worker who turned on the intercom, alerting others in the building that something was very wrong. A custodian who risked his life ...