Newtown shooting survivors still scarred, two years on

Dec 12, 2014

Newtown shooting survivors still scarred, two years on

Anxiety, depression, guilt, sleeplessness, marital strife, drug and alcohol abuse — two years after the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, the scope of the psychological damage to children, parents and others is becoming clear, and the need for treatment is likely to persist ...

Newtown massacre shooter indulged dark obsessions online: report

Nov 22, 2014

Newtown massacre shooter indulged dark obsessions online: report

By the time Adam Lanza massacred 26 children and adults at a Connecticut school two years ago, he was living in nearly complete isolation, communicating with no one except an online network of people obsessed with mass murder, a report released on Friday said. ...

Newtown killer blamed society for chimp attack

Jan 17, 2014

Newtown killer blamed society for chimp attack

Adam Lanza, the man who carried out the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown apparently called a radio station a year earlier to discuss the 2009 mauling of a Connecticut woman by a chimpanzee. The caller, believed to be Lanza, speaks softly on ...

Newtown police report 'harrowing'

Dec 28, 2013

Newtown police report 'harrowing'

Police released thousands of pages Friday from their investigation into last December’s massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, providing the most detailed and disturbing picture yet of the shooting rampage and the perpetrator’s fascination with murder, while also depicting school employees’ brave attempts to protect the ...

Dec 14, 2013

Fresh shooting one year after Newtown

A schoolboy armed with a shotgun opened fire and wounded two students Friday before killing himself, the latest U.S. mass shooting and coming on the eve of the Newtown school massacre anniversary. The shooter also set off a Molotov cocktail in the attack at ...

Gun rift widens, year after Newtown

Dec 10, 2013

Gun rift widens, year after Newtown

A year ago, the massacre of 20 children and six educators in Newtown, Connecticut, confronted Americans with vexing questions about guns and violence. The collective search for answers has given way to ambivalence and deepened division. Today, half of Americans say the country needs ...

Newtown school massacre report: Motive a mystery; killer acted alone

Nov 26, 2013

Newtown school massacre report: Motive a mystery; killer acted alone

A state investigation of last year's elementary school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, concluded that the shooter acted alone and had "significant mental health issues," but investigators were unable to determine conclusively a motive for the attack or why he targeted the school.

Gun-violence victims often greeted by silence

Sep 22, 2013

Gun-violence victims often greeted by silence

by Eli Saslow

The survivors took their places onstage from memory, because by now they knew exactly where to go. The shooting victims in wheelchairs entered first, rolling into the front row, wearing bracelets engraved with the words “Aurora,” “Oak Creek” or “Virginia Tech.” Behind them stood ...