The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose.
A deeply scarred US town lowered flags to half mast and urged quiet reflection on the two-year anniversary Sunday of a school massacre that left 20 children and six adults dead.
The man who carried out the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre apparently called a radio station a year earlier to discuss the 2009 mauling of a Connecticut woman by a chimpanzee.
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.
Newtown gunman Adam Lanza wore yellow ear plugs that deadened screams of his victims and ducked into a classroom to shoot himself in the mouth after one of America`s worst school massacres.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle lit 26 candles and observed a moment of silence on Saturday in honour of the victims of last year`s shooting at an elementary school.
A report on the December 2012 "massacre of the innocents" at a US elementary school says that the gunman had an obsession with mass murders but failed to find his motive for the crime.
US Senate voted Thursday to debate the most ambitious gun safety legislation in more than a decade, after a bipartisan group of lawmakers agreed on background checks for gun sales.
Connecticut`s governor signed tough new gun ownership rules into law Thursday, four months after a deranged loner opened fire on an elementary school in the state, killing 20 children and six adults.
US President Barack Obama made passionate plea to lawmakers for tough gun control laws as details emerged of how Adam Lanza, gunman in Newtown school shooting, killed 20, planned another attack.
Arsenal of weapons, guns, gun safe with shotgun shells, bayonet and several swords were found in Adam Lanza`s home, gunman who carried out Newtown school massacre, according to search warrants.
US Vice President Joe Biden Thursday demanded "courage" from Congress in approving gun control measures that would include a ban on assault rifles.
Authorities said that they have discovered evidence that Lanza targeted Sandy Hook Elementary School because it was the "easiest target" with the "largest cluster of people."
In opposition to US President Barack Obama’s gun control proposal, a California Republican legislator said that guns are `essential to living the way God intended`.
With sentiments running high in favour of stricter gun control laws, US President Barack Obama asked Congress to speed up legislations for universal background checks for people trying to buy guns.
A Florida professor has said the massacre at Sandy Hook school did not happen as reported.
An American media group has issued an apology after one of its newspapers ran an ad for a gun show next to an article about the Newtown school shooting.
A 16-year-old British boy who has been arrested on terror charges might have been planning to carry out a Sandy Hook-style massacre in Britain.
Adam Lanza was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes, but rarely spoke to anyone.
The nation remembered the victims of the deadly school shooting last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 26 people including 20 children.
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