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  • Grief mixes with impatience in shattered Newtown

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Mourners overlapped at back-to-back services as funerals began in earnest in a Connecticut town that lost 20 of its children and seven adults to a gunman, …


  • Grief mixes with impatience in shattered Newtown

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Emotions are in tatters amid a global crush of attention to a Connecticut town once known mostly for its bucolic atmosphere and sterling school system. Newtown …


  • Cruz visits home of Giants fan, 6, killed in Conn.

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey. Jack Pinto …


  • Investors turn against gun makers after massacre

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investors shunned some of the nation’s largest gun makers Tuesday, putting up for sale the manufacturer of the Bushmaster semiautomatic rifle used in the Connecticut school shooting …


  • Classes resume in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown returned its students to their classrooms Tuesday for the first time since last week’s massacre and faced the agonizing task of laying others to rest, …


  • Gun advocates conflicted on changes after massacre

    KITTERY, Maine (AP) — In a region where gun ownership is a cherished right, holiday shoppers snake through rows of shotguns, pistols and semi-automatic assault rifles at the Kittery Trading …


  • NRA promises to help prevent school shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After four days of self-imposed silence on the shooting that killed 26 people inside a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, the nation’s largest gun rights lobby emerged Tuesday …


  • Stylists: Lanza never spoke, made no eye contact

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — As a teenager, Adam Lanza would come in for a haircut about every six weeks without speaking or looking at anyone and always accompanied by his …


  • Experts: Kids are resilient in coping with trauma

    WASHINGTON (AP) — They might not want to talk about the gunshots or the screams. But their toys might start getting into imaginary shootouts. Last week’s school shooting in Connecticut …


  • Utah boy brings gun to school, cites Newtown fears

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Utah sixth-grader caught with a gun at school told administrators he brought the weapon to defend himself in case of an attack similar …


  • Some Republicans say gun control should be debated

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Republicans now say they’re willing to discuss the politically treacherous issue of gun control along with mental health issues and violent video games, while formerly pro-gun …


  • First of 8 funerals at Newtown church begins

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Family members have gathered for the first of eight funerals for school shooting victims to be held at a Catholic church in Newtown, Conn. A motorcade …


  • Classes resuming in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — With security stepped up and families still on edge in Newtown, students began returning to school Tuesday for the first time since last week’s massacre, bringing …


  • Grassley, Reid, Manchin: Let’s debate gun violence

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as most Republicans played it safe and initially said little about the politically treacherous issue of gun control, a senior GOP senator has called for a …


  • NRA goes silent after Connecticut school shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Where is the NRA? The nation’s largest gun-rights organization — typically outspoken about its positions even after shooting deaths — has gone all but silent since last …


  • After Newtown, indulgences from grateful parents

    NEW YORK (AP) — There’s snow on the ground in Londonderry, N.H., nearly 200 miles to the north of the still-raw slaughter at a Connecticut elementary school, and dad Eric …


  • After shooting, neighbor took in 6 young survivors

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Gene Rosen heard the staccato sound of gunfire near his home Friday morning, but dismissed it as a hunter in the nearby woods. Then, 15 minutes …


  • Classes resuming in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Familiar routines are expected to resume for some in the Connecticut town that has just begun burying children killed in a schoolhouse massacre last week. With …


  • After shooting, neighbor took in 6 young survivors

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man who lives near Sandy Hook Elementary School says he took in six students who survived the shooting and ended up huddled at the end …


  • 2 funerals begin a sad procession in Connecticut

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Opening a long and almost unbearable procession of grief, Newtown began laying its dead to rest Monday, holding funerals for two 6-year-old boys — one a …


  • Neighbor took 6 young survivors into his home

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Gene Rosen had just finished feeding his cats and was heading from his home near Sandy Hook Elementary school to a diner Friday morning when he …


  • White House: Gun violence is complex problem

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says curbing gun violence is a complex problem that will require a “comprehensive solution” including addressing gun control measures. Still, spokesman Jay Carney says …


  • Newtown holds the first funerals for the victims

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A grief-stricken Newtown on Monday began burying the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys — one of them a big football …


  • Police: Man held after LA schools threatened

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man was arrested and nine guns were seized after threats were posted on Facebook against Los Angeles elementary schools, police said Monday. Kyle Bangayan, …


  • School gunman went to Conn. univ. when he was 16

    DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — The gunman who killed 26 children and adults in an elementary school took college classes when he was only 16, a spokesman for Western Connecticut State …


  • Man held in alleged threats to LA schools

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police have arrested a man for allegedly posting Facebook threats against Los Angeles elementary schools. Officer Venus Hall says weapons were confiscated when the man was …


  • W.Va.’s Manchin: Time to rethink gun legislation

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sen. Joe Manchin, an avid hunter and lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, says it’s time for all sides in the gun policy debate to …


  • Students nervously return to school after shooting

    Victoria Millon bowed her head during a moment of silence at her Miami elementary school on Monday and thought about the 20 children nearly her age who were killed in …


  • Gunman’s mother kept trials of home life hidden

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the bar, everybody knew her name. Nancy Lanza was the one who, if she heard you were short on cash, regularly offered to pick up …


  • What we know about the Connecticut school shooting

    Key facts related to the Connecticut elementary school shooting: THE INVESTIGATION: Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza, was carrying an arsenal of hundreds of rounds of deadly ammunition — enough to kill nearly …

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