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Chilling details revealed as US releases Newtown massacre docs

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 14:45

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.

US releases chilling Newtown massacre documents

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 08:03

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.

Obamas observe silence on Newtown massacre anniversary

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 22:16

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.

New US school shooting on eve of Newtown anniversary

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 19:45

A schoolboy armed with a shotgun opened fire and wounded two fellow students before killing himself, the latest US mass shooting on the eve of the Newtown school massacre anniversary.

Newtown school massacre 911 phone calls recordings released

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 15:00

A teacher calmly explains she has been shot in the foot. Another woman, sounding anguished, pleads for help. A custodian relays information from officers at the scene to a police operator.

US school shooting victims` families to get $281,000 each

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 12:49

Families of 20 children and six adults killed in the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school each will receive $281,000 from the $11.4 million in donations, an oversight board said on Wednesday.

Newtown shooting victim’s mom makes emotional plea for gun control

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 15:52

US President Barack Obama handed over his weekly radio address to a mother of a Newtown massacre victim as debate raged over proposed gun control legislation.

Newtown mom pleads for gun control at White House

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 13:36

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.

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun bill

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 22:16

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.

Obama again appeals for tough gun control laws

Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 23:01

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.

Weapons arsenal found in Connecticut gunman Adam Lanza`s home

Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 21:10

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.

Biden demands courage from US Congress on gun control

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 11:34

US Vice President Joe Biden Thursday demanded "courage" from Congress in approving gun control measures that would include a ban on assault rifles.