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 Safety ...

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 the ...

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 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 a ...

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 ...

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 stricter ...