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Outside View: Five years later, no progress on mass shootings

Five years after Sandy Hook, it is still far too easy for evil people to get guns and use them on schoolchildren, congregations, movie fans, ballplayers, concertgoers.

Looking Back: Past opinions provide perspective

The following S-R editorial was published on Dec. 19, 2012, five days after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., has hit home like no …

Conn. shooter’s dad: ’You can’t get any more evil’

NEW YORK — In his most extensive comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his struggle to comprehend what his son did — …

Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since shooting

MONROE, Conn. — Classes resumed today for the students of Sandy Hook Elementary School for the first time since last month’s massacre in Newtown, where a gunman killed 20 first-graders …

Sandy Hook students will find blizzard of welcome

HAMDEN, Conn. – Snowflakes made of coiled copy paper, Post-it notes and even Swarovski Crystal pile into a business-park office like an indoor blizzard. They arrive by mail in envelopes …

Group gathering paper hearts to send to Connecticut town

BILLINGS – It started as a way for one Montana family to talk about the tragic school shooting of 26 children and adults. Now it’s blossoming into an international movement …

Despite precautions, local schools still feel vulnerability

The tragedy in Connecticut could happen here. That’s the reality that struck parents, district officials, teachers and law enforcement in the Inland Northwest Friday as the story unfolded in Newtown, …