| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe said his department will conduct a review of its response to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting but that a report released this week shows his officers acted properly.
Newtown police arrived at the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Three words scream out from a storybook 10-year-old Adam Lanza wrote as a fifth-grader.
"Let's hurt children."
The young Lanza put those words in the mouth of Dora the Beserker (sic), one of the homicidal characters included in "The Big Book of...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
As the first Newtown officers arrived at the Sandy Hook Elementary School at 9:39 a.m. last December, gunshots boomed from inside the school.
One officer parked behind the school, and three others were near the school's baseball field. The first...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Families who lost children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CN, are undoubtedly going through emotional upheaval beyond imagination. Of all possible horrors, nothing is quite so awful as losing a child, particularly so tragically and...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:57 PM
WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people.
Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard shows that goal remains elusive.
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:14 AM
As residents of Newtown, Conn., awaited the release Wednesday of 911 records from the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre a year ago, the city’s top elected official said their unsealing would “create a new layer of pain” for the city....
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Sometime before Dec. 14, 6-year-old Jesse Lewis wrote three words on a chalkboard in his family's Newtown kitchen.
"Norturing, helin, love."
Not long afterward, Jesse was one of 20 first-graders gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School. His...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
If you read the top news headlines online the day after a government contractor shot and killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, you had to scroll down before you hit a story about the event.
Thirteen dead, including the gunman, making it one of...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Adam Lanza was, by all accounts, a strange child.
Matthew Lysiak's new book, "Newtown: An American Tragedy," tackles the challenge of drawing a portrait of the troubled young man, who killed 20 children and six adults in a Connecticut elementary...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:29 PM
With terror in her voice, Barbara Halstead begged with police dispatchers for help, ending her 24-second 911 call with the haunting plea of "Sandy Hook School please" as 11 gunshots rang out in the background.
Those shots fired by Adam Lanza were in the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
It was, as the world has known for almost a year, a horrible, horrible tragedy. Even as the ambulances were arriving on that awful day, it looked like the work of one deeply troubled young man.
Why in the name of heaven did it take more than 11 months...