Gun maker seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Newtown shootings

Feb 22, 2016

Gun maker seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Newtown shootings

Lawyers for the company that made the rifle used to kill 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School are expected to ask a Connecticut judge to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by families of some of the massacre victims. Freedom ...

Backed by moms and money, gun-safety group expands its clout

Oct 25, 2015

Backed by moms and money, gun-safety group expands its clout

A gun-control organization backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg that enlists mothers to speak out against gun violence is racking up some modest victories around the U.S., employing the state-by-state strategy used so effectively to fight drunken driving and expand gay rights. Everytown for Gun ...

Connecticut home of Sandy Hook school shooter is demolished

Mar 25, 2015

Connecticut home of Sandy Hook school shooter is demolished

The Connecticut home of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been demolished, Newtown officials said Tuesday. Adam Lanza killed his mother, Nancy Lanza, inside the house on the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, then drove to ...

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 ...