Third student dies in Washington school shooting

2014-10-27 19:06

A 14-year-old girl who was wounded when a student opened fire inside a Washington state high school has died, raising the death toll in the shooting to three.

Teachers armed to defend against shooters

2013-07-31 22:37

About 20 teachers and staff in an Arkansas school district will be armed with handguns and trained to respond to school shooters, media has reported.

US gun control bill clears first hurdle

2013-04-11 20:18

Gun control supporters have won the first Senate showdown over how to respond to the December school carnage in Connecticut.

US gun control tops Obama's agenda

2013-04-08 17:23

President Barack Obama has visited the site of December's deadly school shooting, looking for a breakthrough in his efforts to curb gun violence as the US Congress commences.

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.

Connecticut school kids to sing at Grammys

2013-02-06 09:24

Children from the Connecticut school where a shooting massacre occurred, will be preparing a segment and a live broadcast for the Grammy Awards.

Kids at centre stage in gun debate

2013-01-17 13:55

"Dear President Obama," began a letter from 8-year-old Grant Fritz, with the shaky printing - missed words, spelling errors - of someone just learning how to put thoughts down on paper.

Obama unveils biggest gun-control push

2013-01-16 19:18

President Barack Obama has proposed a new assault weapons ban and mandatory background checks for all gun buyers in the biggest US gun-control push in generations.

'Americans believe it's OK to kill people'

2013-01-10 12:05

Michael Moore has spoken out about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, saying he is saddened his 1999 gun control movie Bowling for Columbine "did no good".


20 hurt in mass stabbing at US high school

2014-04-09 16:21

An American high school student has stabbed or slashed 20 people, mostly teenagers, in a bloody 30-minute rampage in the classrooms and hallways of a Pittsburg high school.

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.

Senators compromise on gun-sale debate

2013-04-10 21:40

Two US senators have reached a compromise to be announced that would expand background checks for gun sales, an official says.

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.

Facebook to deactivate 'tribute' pages

2013-02-26 15:01

Facebook has agreed to remove some so-called tribute pages related to last year's Connecticut school shooting over concerns they're being used to exploit the tragedy.

US gun measures face tough road ahead

2013-01-17 17:49

President Barack Obama's sweeping gun-control package faces an uncertain future in Congress, where majority Republicans in the House of Representatives are rejecting his proposals.

Obama sets up fight with Congress over guns

2013-01-16 22:07

US President Barack Obama has launched the most sweeping effort to curb gun violence in nearly two decades that sets up a fight with Congress over bans on military-style assault weapons.

NRA's ad targets Obama children

2013-01-16 18:47

Hours before President Barack Obama is due to unveil proposals to prevent mass shootings, the NRA has released an advertisement zooming in on his two kids. WATCH CLIP.

No changes to grisly serial killer TV show

2013-01-09 17:00

US TV network Fox has said that the Connecticut school shooting has not prompted any changes to their violent new serial killer drama The Following.

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