Sandy Hook victims: America"s night of grief as citizens unite for candle-lit vigils

America's night of grief: Citizens unite as they attend candle-lit vigils to remember the 26 Sandy Hook victims Paper lanterns were released into sky at a vigil in Omaha, Nebraska Hundreds attended Newtown High School to see President Barack Obama preside over an interfaith worship vigil | UPDATED: 16:23 GMT, 17 December 2012 Americans were united in their grief last night as they attended vigils to remember the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. Many people lit candles as they stood in the dark clutching candles while silently reflecting on the tragic events of last Friday. Paper lanterns were released into the night sky during a vigil in Omaha, Nebraska