Newtown Braces for Release of Probe Details, Possible 911 Calls

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_35aaf27006.jpgRobert Nickelsberg/Getty Images (NEWTOWN, Conn.) -- Nearly a year after gunman Ryan Lanza opened fire on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., killing children and teachers, authorities are preparing to release new details from the investigation and, possibly, 911 call recordings. Connecticut Superior Court Judge Eliot Prescott said on Monday that he would listen to all of the 911 calls from the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, when Lanza walked into the elementary school and killed 20 students and six staff members.

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Mom of Suicide Tween Rebecca Sedwick to Sue 'Those Responsible'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_4e1ecff184.jpgRebecca Sedwick - Against Bullying/Facebook (ORLANDO, Fla.) -- The mother of Rebecca Sedwick, who committed suicide after persistent online bullying by classmates, said on Monday that she intends to sue those responsible for her death. The girl's mother, Tricia Norman, did not identify who she would sue, but two girls, ages 12 and 14, were originally arrested and charged with cyberstalking in Sedwick's death. Those charges were dropped last week.

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Deadly Storm Moves East, Could Snarl Holiday Travel for Millions

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_c017298d35.jpgMarccophoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A powerful winter-like storm that is being blamed for at least eight deaths could wreak havoc as millions of Americans are preparing to travel for Thanksgiving. The front, which began Thursday in California, is now pummeling most of North Texas with a mix of rain, light freezing rain and light sleet.  The west got walloped with up to 3 feet of snow from California to Texas.

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Texas Woman Accused of Sending Ricin Letters to Obama, Bloomberg Reaches Plea Deal

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_c6fe356fe5.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW BOSTON, Texas) -- Shannon Guess Richardson, the Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and a gun control action group, has reportedly reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Richardson's attorney Tonda Curry said Richardson has signed a guilty plea to admit her role in ordering the components to make the ricin and also in mailing the letters. In exchange for her plea, the federal government has agreed to not make her sentencing more than 18 years.

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Banana Sam, Monkey Once Abducted, Dies At 19

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_2a1b981fb9.jpgDavid Paul Morris/Getty Images (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Banana Sam, the monkey that gained world notoriety after he was abducted from the San Francisco Zoo, has died at 19-years-old. The San Francisco Zoo said the black and orange squirrel monkey passed away on Thursday from complications related to heart disease.

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