World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Families of victims in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre filed a US lawsuit Monday seeking damages from the manufacturers of the high-powered assault rifle used in the slaughter.
World News | Saturday October 25, 2014
Authorities were seeking a motive on Saturday as to why a high school student in the United States' Washington state shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before killing himself.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
Wikileak | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | N.R. Kleinfield, Ray Rivera and Serge F. Kovaleski, The New York Times | Friday March 29, 2013
Inside the rambling, pale-yellow Colonial-style home in a Connecticut suburb, Adam Lanza lived amid a stockpile of disparate weaponry and macabre keepsakes: a pair of rifles, 11 knives, a starter pistol, a bayonet, three samurai swords. He saved phot...
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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...
World News | Reuters | Thursday January 31, 2013
Arnold Schwarzenegger may be one of the world's biggest action stars but the former governor of California says violence in films is entertainment and should not be linked to tragic events like the Connecticut school shooting in which 20 children die...