CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Vicki Soto

Vicki Soto (credit: Facebook)

Runners To Dress As Flamingos In Honor Of Sandy Hook Teacher

The family of Vicki Soto is hoping to get dozens of people to run through the streets of Statford, Conn., Soto’s hometown, dressed as her favorite bird

10/20/2013

Dylan Hockley's playground in Westport, Conn., which was built as part of the Sandy Ground Project to remember the 26 victims of the Newtown shooting. (credit: thesandygroundproject.org)

Playground Inspired By Sandy Hook Victim To Open; Groundbreaking Set For Another

The playgrounds are the fourth and fifth being built as part of the Sandy Ground Project: Where Angels Play, an effort spearheaded by the Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association of New Jersey. Most are planned for communities in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut hit hard by Superstorm Sandy, linking the two tragedies that have a name in common.

06/13/2013

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) leaves the Capitol after a vote on the Senate floor April 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Giffords ‘Furious’ Over Senate’s Rejection Of Gun Control Bill

In a New York Times op-ed published Wednesday, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords slammed senators who “gave into fear” and “blocked common-sense legislation.”

04/18/2013

President Barack Obama presents a Citizens Medal to the family  of Sandy Hook Elementary School psychologist Mary Sherlach on February 15, 2013 during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.    (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Honors Fallen Sandy Hook Educators With Citizens Medals

The families of teachers and administrators murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School were at the White House on Friday to meet President Barack Obama and accept medals on behalf of their loved ones.

02/15/2013

A mourner displays a program for the funeral of slain teacher Victoria Soto on Dec. 19. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Calls Grieving Mother Of Victoria Soto; MLB Observes Moment Of Silence For Sandy Hook Victims

“Vicki loved the Yankees — that was part of her eulogy,” Soto’s cousin told the New York Daily News. “No one in the family reached out, so (Jeter) must have heard about it and … reached out.”

12/21/2012

Vicki Soto, Caroline Previdi, Daniel Barden and Charlotte Bacon. (credit: CBS 2)

Newtown Saying Goodbye To Hero Teacher Vicki Soto, 3 More Students

For the third day this week, funerals and wakes are being held for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

12/19/2012