A street in Queens was renamed Saturday to honor a little boy killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.
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.
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.
Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre victim Ben Wheeler was remembered Tuesday evening in his old neighborhood of Sunnyside, Queens.
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.