Ben Wheeler

Benjamin Wheeler

Newtown Massacre Victim Ben Wheeler, 6, Honored With Street Name In Queens

A street in Queens was renamed Saturday to honor a little boy killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.

09/07/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Hands Over Radio Address To Sandy Hook Mom Urging Gun Reforms

President Barack Obama was not heard this week for his weekly radio address; he instead turned it over to the mother of one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims, who advocated for a tighter gun restrictions.

04/13/2013

Benjamin Wheeler

Family Of Newtown Shooting Victim Urges Supporters ‘To Hug Each Other And Your Children’

Ben Wheeler was one of the 20 first graders killed in one of the worst school shooting rampages in U.S. history. Six teachers and other school officials were also killed in the massacre before gunman Adam Lanza fatally shot himself.

12/23/2012

Ben Wheeler Memorial

Sunnyside Gathers To Pay Tribute To Newtown Victim Ben Wheeler

Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre victim Ben Wheeler was remembered Tuesday evening in his old neighborhood of Sunnyside, Queens.

12/18/2012

Benjamin Wheeler

Benjamin Wheeler Excelled On Soccer Field, At Piano Recital

The family of Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre victim Benjamin Wheeler loved soccer and swimming, played piano, and hoped to be an architect or a paleontologist.

12/17/2012