World | Reuters | Friday June 13, 2014
An Oklahoma company that sells a blanket to protect children from gunfire has seen its business grow after a spate of U.S. school shootings has left parents and educators on edge.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 28, 2013
Newtown gunman Adam Lanza wore yellow ear plugs that muffled the screams of his victims and he shot himself in the mouth after committing one of America's worst school massacres.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 23, 2013
A US-based company developed the robot in response to the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, in December 2012.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 16, 2013
A Colorado student who was shot in the face by a teenage gunman in the latest episode of gun violence in American schools remained in a coma.
World | Reuters | Saturday December 14, 2013
A gunman charged into an elementary school last year and open fired on students. 20 children and six educators died that day.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 13, 2013
Hundreds gathered solemnly in the US capital's National Cathedral Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the Newtown school shooting and demand tougher laws to combat gun violence.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday December 11, 2013
A year later, inside a big house in Newtown, dolls fill the shelves of a living room and flowers and rainbows decorate a kitchen window, next to a little girl's name: Avielle.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday October 22, 2013
A middle school student opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun on campus just before the starting bell yesterday, wounding two 12-year-old boys and killing a math teacher who was trying to protect children from their classmate.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 30, 2013
A few nights after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, David Posey heard a strange noise in his house and went upstairs to check on his son. The little boy, who had just seen his teacher and a first-grade classmate gunned down, was pounding...
World | Reuters | Thursday August 22, 2013
A woman credited with convincing a gunman holed up in an Atlanta-area school to lay down his assault rifle and surrender to police says the man was suicidal and preparing to die in a bloodbath before she talked him out of it.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 13, 2013
The Mothers' Day parade shooting in New Orleans, coming less than a month after the April 15 Boston bombing, is the fourth major incident of mass shooting in the US in the last one year.
World | Associated Press | Saturday May 11, 2013
Newtown parents Steven Uhde and Peter Barresi didn't want the town to abandon the elementary school property where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December and build a new school elsewhere, saying that would be like letting the gunm...
World | Associated Press | Sunday May 5, 2013
The National Rifle Association convention comes as debate over gun control legislation in the US has reached a fever pitch in the wake of December's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in which 20 young children and...
World | Reuters | Saturday May 4, 2013
After a gut-wrenching and tearful meeting, officials expressed doubt that the Connecticut elementary school where 20 children and six adults were shot to death last December could ever be reopened.
India Cables | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 13, 2013
Choking back tears almost from the start, the mother of a Newtown, Connecticut, shooting victim made a deeply personal plea from the White House for Americans and their leaders to embrace her call to act on gun violence.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 13, 2013
Members of the Sikh community joined other religious leaders in urging the US Congress to pass strict gun control laws to prevent the recent surge in gun violence in the country, including the one at a Wisconsin Gurdwara last year.
World | Reuters | Thursday April 11, 2013
An Oregon man with a history of mental distress was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of harassing family members of some of the 12 people slain by a gunman who opened fire on moviegoers inside a Colorado, theater last summer, police said.
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 26, 2013
Three Connecticut lawmakers on Monday urged Facebook Inc to remove fraudulent and abusive tribute pages related to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
World | Reuters | Sunday January 27, 2013
Thousands of marchers rallied in Washington in favour of gun control on Saturday, including residents of Newtown, Connecticut, where a mass elementary school shooting reignited the U.S. gun violence debate.
World | Reuters | Monday January 14, 2013
Parents of children who attended Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut expressed mixed feelings on Sunday about what should be done with the facility and its grounds following a December shooting rampage that killed 20 students and six staff me...