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  • 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 …


  • Gun control debate begins to simmer after massacre

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say meaningful action in the wake of the school shootings in Connecticut must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the …


  • Obama signals action following school shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is vowing to use “whatever power this office holds” to safeguard the nation’s children, raising the prospect that he will pursue policy changes to …


  • Newtown plans burials as school’s future debated

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A grieving Connecticut town braced itself Monday to bury the first two of the 20 littlest victims of the school gunman. Authorities could not say when …


  • Newtown plans burials as school’s future debated

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A grieving Connecticut town is bracing itself for the first funerals for victims of the school shooting last week that left 20 children and six adults …


  • Obama grieves, promises to use power to help

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — He spoke for a nation in sorrow, but the slaughter of all those little boys and girls turned the commander in chief into another parent in …


  • Funerals set for victims of Conn. school rampage

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Funeral Directors Association has announced that funerals have been scheduled for seven of the Connecticut school shooting victims. Services for 6-year-olds Noah Pozner and …


  • Students prepare for nervous return to classes

    MIAMI (AP) — Jessica Kornfeld drove her children to their elementary school this past weekend. She wanted them to feel reassured that it was still a safe place, despite a …


  • Obama offers ‘love, prayers of nation’ to Newtown

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — He spoke for a nation in sorrow, but the slaughter of all those little boys and girls left President Barack Obama, like so many others, reaching …


  • Obama in Newtown to offer love, prayers of nation

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering the Connecticut town grappling with the aftermath of a deadly school shooting “the love and prayers of a nation.” The president …


  • 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 …


  • Lieberman, Democrats want ban on assault weapons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers and independent Sen. Joe Lieberman said Sunday that military-style assault weapons should be banned and that a national commission should be established to examine mass …


  • 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 …


  • Conn. gunman had hundreds of rounds of ammunition

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage was carrying an arsenal of hundreds of rounds of especially deadly ammunition — enough to kill just about every …


  • Funeral set for 1 of youngsters killed in rampage

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A funeral for one of the Connecticut school shooting victims, 6-year-old Noah Pozner, is being planned for Monday. Pozner’s uncle, Alexis Haller, says the funeral is …


  • Schools around US increase security after massacre

    MIAMI (AP) — Jessica Kornfeld sat down with her son and daughter after school on Friday and shared with them the unthinkable, horrific news out of Connecticut: Someone had stormed …


  • Evidence hints at deadlier plan in Conn. massacre

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage shot his mother four times in the head before going to the school and gunning down 26, authorities said …


  • Democratic senators want ban on assault weapons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers and independent Sen. Joe Lieberman said Sunday that military-style assault weapons should be banned and that a national commission should be established to examine mass …


  • Another sorrowful trip for Obama to grieving town

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — For President Barack Obama, it was another sorrowful visit to another grieving community full of broken hearts from unimaginable violence. The spot, this time, was Newtown, …


  • Questions of ‘Why’ and ‘How’ fill pews in CT town

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Six-year-old Jennifer Waters came to Mass on Sunday at Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church with a lot of questions. “The little children, are they …


  • Coroner: Conn. gunman shot mom repeatedly in head

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say the gunman in the Connecticut school rampage shot his mother multiple times in the head before going to the elementary school where he gunned …


  • Gov.: Gunman shot self as 1st responders closed in

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage committed suicide as first responders closed in, the governor said Sunday, raising the specter that Adam Lanza had planned …


  • Senators want commission to look at mass shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators called Sunday for a national commission to examine mass shootings in the United States, while a third vowed to ban the sale of military-style assault …


  • Obama to speak at Newtown, Conn., vigil

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Making a sadly familiar journey, President Barack Obama will attend an evening vigil in Newtown, Conn., to mourn with a town still seeking to comprehend the unimaginable …


  • Obama to speak at Newton, Conn., vigil for victims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Making a sadly familiar journey, President Barack Obama will attend an evening vigil in Newtown, Conn., to mourn with a town still seeking to comprehend the unimaginable …


  • Staffers hailed as heroes after Conn. shooting

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A worker who turned on the intercom, alerting others in the building that something was very wrong. A custodian who risked his life by running through …


  • Agents visit Conn. gun shops after school massacre

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — While white-steepled churches and President Barack Obama prepared to comfort a grieving town Sunday, federal agents planned to fan out to dozens of gun stores and …


  • Conn. gunman broke in, shot kids multiple times

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman behind the Connecticut elementary school massacre stormed into the building and shot 20 children at least twice with a high-powered rifle, executing some at …


  • Conn. gunman broke in, shot some victims twice

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman behind the Connecticut elementary school massacre stormed into the building and shot 20 children at least twice with a high-powered rifle, executing some at …

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