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  • Sandy Hook Shooter's Father Talks With Parents Of Slain Child

    Sandy Hook Shooter's Father Talks With Parents Of Slain Child
    The father of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza met with the parents of one of the children killed Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, his spokesman said Thursday. CBS News first reported that Peter Lanza met with Robbie and Alissa Parker, whose 6-year-...
  • Smart comedy "Body Awareness" comes to Empire Stage

    Smart comedy "Body Awareness" comes to Empire Stage
    "Body Awareness" is a strange little comedy, and a smart one at that. It defies easy categorization or even deciphering. Produced by Island City Stage and Empire Stage, the play by Annie Baker is getting its South Florida premiere at the cozy Empire...
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
  • Could Genetics Help Us Understand Mass Killers?

    Wayne Carver, the state's chief medical examiner, asked geneticists at the University of Connecticut to join the investigation into the Dec. 14 killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. A retired FBI profiler said in response, "I think it's...
  • Blame Anger, Not Illness, For Shootings

    We know of no connection between the shootings at Newtown and mental illness. The most we have heard is that the shooter was an awkward kid who may or may not have had Asperger's syndrome, which has never been associated with gun violence before. So why...
  • Mental illness isolates its victims

    Last week's tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., has the country asking itself: What has happened to our society? Is it lax gun control laws? Underfunding for treatment of the seriously mentally ill? The breakdown of the nuclear family? Violent video games?...
  • Sandy Hook Shooter's Pause May Have Aided Students' Escape

    Sandy Hook Shooter's Pause May Have Aided Students' Escape
    As many as a half-dozen first graders may have survived Adam Lanza's deadly shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School because he stopped firing briefly, perhaps either to reload his rifle or because it jammed, according to law enforcement officials...
  • Association Of Asperger's To Newtown Shooter Dismays Parents And Advocates

    When early news reports speculated that Adam Lanza, the shooter in the mass killing at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, had Asperger's syndrome, parents of children with the diagnosis cringed. "We sort of get sideswiped with this twist on it,"...
  • Newtown shines spotlight on mental health

    A week after the horrific gun rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School, some Americans have shown their grit by going shopping. For guns and ammo. Yes, as graves were still being dug for tiny coffins in Newtown, Conn., bidding on eBay for four Glock...
  • Autism Links In Newtown Case Unfounded

    Usually, at this time of year, I write my "Stanta" column, complete with a mug of me decked in a red Santa suit and hat — and giving good-natured, gift-giving jabs at some notable Nutmeggers. It's meant to end the year with a little merriment...
  • Wrong answers for Newtown

    Wrong answers for Newtown
    The film "Casablanca" has many famous lines, but none more immortal than Capt. Renault's order after seeing a Nazi officer shot by Humphrey Bogart's character, Rick Blaine: "Round up the usual suspects." He issues that command to give the impression he'...