- Conn. lawmakers seek federal funds for Newtown
May 16, 20131:31 PM ET
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation announced plans Thursday to try to secure federal funds to help Newtown build a new elementary school after last year's massacre — and they say senators owe the residents after failing to support legislation that would have expanded background checks for certain gun purchases.
- NY woman accused of Conn. shooting donation scam
May 14, 201312:47 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors say a woman has been charged with fraud for posing as the aunt of a Connecticut school shooting victim and soliciting donations.