Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with Senator-elect Chris Murphy of Connecticut about Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Murphy currently represents the state's 5th Congressional District, which includes Newtown.
Sunday doesn't begin easily for people in Newtown, Conn. People are still grappling and trying to understand why someone would shoot and kill 20 children and five employees at an elementary school. Authorities are still piecing together what happened as community members begin to grieve.
In the wake of Friday's shootings in Newtown, Conn., residents of the town are struggling to cope. Rev. Matt Crebbin of the Newtown Congregational Church tells Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin about the role of faith in the recovery and the message he's sharing this weekend.
Confusion has surrounded the actions and motives of the young man said to be behind the deadly attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Slowly, a picture is beginning to emerge, but much is still not known.
Robbie Parker's 6-year-old daughter, Emilie Parker, was killed in Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. He spoke to the media Saturday in Newtown. Here is an excerpt of his tribute to his daughter.
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