Connecticut school shooting

Facebook agrees to remove US school shooting pages

The lawmakers said some pages purportedly set up to honour the victims of the December 14 shooting have been used to exploit or harass the victims` families and could be used as vehicles for financial fraud.

Feb 26, 2013, 09:08 AM IST

Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since shooting

With their original school still being treated as a crime scene, the students will begin attending classes at a refurbished school in the neighbouring town of Monroe today.

Jan 03, 2013, 16:17 PM IST

Obama calls Connecticut school shooting as ‘worst day of presidency’

President Barack Obama has described the Connecticut school shooting as ‘the worst day of his presidency’.

Dec 31, 2012, 17:36 PM IST

NRA: Public wants armed guards in every school

The CEO of the largest US gun-rights lobbying group says the American people think it would be "crazy" not to put armed guards in every school.

Dec 23, 2012, 23:31 PM IST

We hear you: Obama on gun violence

President Barack Obama says his administration has received an outpouring of support for stricter gun laws following last week`s school shooting in Connecticut, telling respondents to an online petition, "We hear you."

Dec 21, 2012, 22:48 PM IST

Some children in Newtown returning to school

Most children returned to school for the first time today in Newtown, as the toll of funerals for the 26 dead continued.

Dec 18, 2012, 22:57 PM IST

Two adults survived US school shooting

Police said Monday that two adults - not one as originally reported - survived the shooting that left 26 people dead at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Dec 18, 2012, 18:44 PM IST

US shooting: Gun store offering teachers discount on guns

A Texas gun store owner is not only encouraging teachers to arm themselves, he is also offering them a discount.

Dec 18, 2012, 17:59 PM IST

Connecticut school mass murderer Adam Lanza described as ‘deeply disturbed kid’

Adam Lanza, who shot at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut killing 20 children and 8 adults, has been described as a dark, disturbed, and deeply troubled boy from a wealthy family.

Dec 16, 2012, 18:21 PM IST

US shooting: Chinese Prez sends condolences to Obama

Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi also offered condolences to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the shooting.

Dec 15, 2012, 23:25 PM IST

Tearful Obama leads US to mourn 28 school massacre killings

The shooter, identified by three law enforcement officials as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, also was killed, apparently by his own hand.

Dec 15, 2012, 18:17 PM IST