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Newtown gunman apparently called radio in 2011

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 05:06

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.

US school shooter obsessed with mass murders

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 14:46

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.

Connecticut passes tough gun law after massacre

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 00:55

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.

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.

Republican lawmaker says guns are ‘essential to living the way God intended’

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 18:27

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`.

Strengthen gun control laws: Obama tells Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 18:11

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.

New York becomes first US state to pass gun-control law

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 18:36

New York has become the first state to pass a gun control law, which is the toughest in the nation, since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre last month.

Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since shooting

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 16:17

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.

US remembers victims of school massacre, debate over guns continue

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 09:49

The nation remembered the victims of the deadly school shooting last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 26 people including 20 children.

US Shooting: Sandy Hook teacher ‘who took bullets for kids’ remembered

Last Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012, 14:22

A first-grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School was killed when she tried to shield her students using her body from the maniacal shooter.