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Photo of Robbie and Emilie Parker (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Mom Visits Utah Hometown for Ceremony

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ A woman who lost a child in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is visiting her hometown in Utah this week for a private ceremony to honor her slain daughter. […]

05/21/2013

Photo of Robbie and Emilie Parker (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Dad Who Lost Daughter Throws Out First Pitch In Texas

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Longtime Texas Rangers fan Robbie Parker grabbed former star catcher Ivan Rodriguez in a long embrace and didn’t seem to want to let go. A […]

04/06/2013

Unidentified people react on December 14, 2012 at the aftermath of  a school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school  that brought police swarming into the leafy neighborhood, while other area schools were put under lock-down, police and local media said. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Parents Of Newtown Victim Meet With Adam Lanza’s Father

The parents of one of the 20 first-graders killed in the Newtown, Conn., school massacre say they met with the gunman’s father for over an hour in an effort bring some closure to the tragedy.

03/21/2013