Newtown to tear down home of school shooter

2015-01-22 16:42

Officials in Newtown have voted to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Details into Newtown shooting to be released

2013-12-27 12:42

Authorities say they plan to release state police documents from the investigation into last year's Newtown school massacre.

Obama calls for action on guns

2013-03-28 22:33

US President Barack Obama has urged lawmakers to take serious action against gun violence, telling Americans not to forget the tragedy of the mass shooting in Newtown.

US gunman fired 154 rounds in 5 minutes

2013-03-28 21:06

The gunman who killed 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school, had fired 154 rounds in less than 5 minutes, selecting high capacity magazines from his home arsenal stocked with weapons.

Newtown weighs fate of school

2013-01-14 13:59

Newtown residents are considering what to do with the school where 26 people were killed, with differing opinions on whether students and staff should ever return to the building.

Massacre survivors to return to school

2013-01-02 20:39

Students at the elementary school where a gunman massacred 26 children and teachers are returning to class for the first time.

Newtown: From mourning to activism

2012-12-25 10:34

With the grief of the Newtown school massacre still fresh, some residents are urging political activism in the wake of the tragedy.

New details emerge about US school shooter

2012-12-22 20:16

New details about gunman Adam Lanza have emerged as Newtown wrapped up a wrenching week of farewells, with funerals scheduled for three more of the 20 slain children at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Newtown shooter: Mother missing link

2012-12-18 07:16

In a case full of perplexing questions, the mother of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza is the mystery woman - but whatever secrets she had about her son were lost forever when he shot her in the head.

US gunman shot mom repeatedly in head

2012-12-16 22:57

Authorities say the gunman in the Connecticut school rampage shot his mother multiple times in the head before going to the school where he gunned down 26 people, including 20 children.


Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

2013-12-28 09:24

Police have released thousands of pages from their investigation into the Newtown massacre, providing the most detailed and disturbing picture yet of the rampage and Adam Lanza's fascination with murder.

No drugs, alcohol found in US gunman

2013-05-21 22:34

A Hartford official says toxicology tests on Adam Lanza, who shot dead 20 first-graders and six teachers at the Sandy Hook school in the US were all negative.

Newtown shooter's arsenal revealed

2013-03-28 22:33

Detectives searching the Newtown school shooter's house have found that he and his mother kept a startlingly large arsenal of rifles, pistols and other weapons.

Newtown parents start anti-violence drive

2013-01-15 11:01

Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre speak in quavering voices as they call for a national dialogue to help prevent similar tragedies.

Ex-congresswoman takes on gun lobby

2013-01-08 22:24

Former US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, a famous survivor of gun violence, has launched a major initiative to press for tougher gun laws.

US shooter's dad lays son's body to rest

2013-01-01 22:52

The father of the gunman who massacred 20 small children and six other people at an elementary school and also killed his mother has finally been able to lay his son's body to rest.

Newtown inundated with gifts

2012-12-23 08:39

Newtown's children have been showered with gifts, including about 60 000 teddy bears, as tokens of support from around the world for a town in mourning.

Pope prays for US shooting victims

Pope Benedict said he was "deeply saddened by Friday's senseless violence in Newtown, Connecticut". Watch.

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US shooter's rifle a copy of US Army M-16

2012-12-17 22:38

The weapon used in the Newtown school massacre is a civilian version of the powerful M-16 assault rifle issued to US troops since Vietnam.

Gunman shot his way into US school

2012-12-16 18:47

The gunman in the Connecticut school massacre that left 20 small children dead blasted his way through a locked glass door, climbed through and proceeded with his killing spree.

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