| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NEW YORK — Police responding to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., last year found the hallway strewn with rifle casings, the "distinct smell of fired ammunition" in the building, and children and teachers locked in closets...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Natalie Hammond thought it might have been the sound of pipes banging when the furnace kicks in.
Other teachers figured a janitor had knocked over a toolbox, or perhaps a stack of metal folding chairs had slipped off a cart, or maybe it was just the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:15 PM
In the 1980s, I interviewed a guy who lived in a house where, every night, a bat would fly out of his fireplace. It was never the same bat, as you will see. And it was always, he said, just one bat.
The bat usually flew out during the "Tonight Show,"...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The tragic shooting last year in Newtown horrified the nation. Rumors flew that the shooter, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, was obsessed with violent video games such as "Call of Duty." Debates about such games ensued, despite little official information on...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Last April, in response to the Sandy Hook shootings, the Connecticut General Assembly passed one of the nation's strongest and most comprehensive gun safety laws with bipartisan support.
At the same time, members of Congress — cowed by the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:39 PM
HARTFORD — Adam's Lanza's father, Peter Lanza, is willing to release any medical records he can about his son and to meet privately with the chairman of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, according to a statement released late Friday afternoon.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza’s interest in chimps is documented in an investigative report recently released by Conneticut police. The document says a friend of Lanza’s told police that Lanza discussed chimpanzees and their...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's father is negotiating with members of a state committee studying the Sandy Hook school massacre to turn over some of his son's medical records, the panel's chairman said Friday.
"Mr. Lanza has reached out to me and expressed...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:28 PM
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission secured a promise Friday from Peter Lanza to turn over at least some of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's treatment records, and heard from two of the foremost autism experts on what the disorder isn't, as...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Since the Sandy Hook tragedy, there have been about two dozen incidents across the United States involving firearms discharged at elementary, middle and high schools.
It's time to get a handle on gun use in schools and a get-tough law passed in Texas,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Let's give State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III the benefit of the doubt and assume that he is a nice guy whose instinct to protect the families of Sandy Hook victims is so strong that, for no other reason, he attempted to bend the laws of the state...