Sandy-Hook - Latest News on Sandy-Hook | Read Breaking News on Zee News

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.

Jim Carrey condemns own movie `Kick-Ass 2` for on-screen violence

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 14:58

Jim Carrey has revealed that he has decided to withdraw his support for ` Kick-Ass 2` in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre.

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.

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.

Biden gives Obama proposals to prevent gun violence

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 00:21

US President Barack Obama said Vice President Joe Biden has provided him proposals on how to prevent gun violence, and that he plans to present the details to the American people later this week.