Two arrested in US school shooting plot in LA

Two students in the Los Angeles area have been arrested on suspicion of plotting a mass shooting at a high school, police said.

Unending school shooting: Obama says America should be ashamed

As America witnessed its 74th school shooting this week since the "massacre of innocents" at an elementary school 18 months ago, President Barack Obama said he was ashamed that America can`t put a stop to them.

Police name 15-year-old gunman in US school shooting

US police on Wednesday named the gunman in America`s latest deadly school shooting as 15-year-old Jared Michael Padgett, saying he had multiple weapons and could have killed many more people.

Boy, 12, faces battery charge in New Mexico school shooting

12-year-old boy accused of opening fire with shotgun at New Mexico middle school wounding 2 has been charged with 3 counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, authorities said on Thursday.

Chilling details revealed as US releases Newtown massacre docs

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.

New US school shooting on eve of Newtown anniversary

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

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 elementary school evacuated in US after shots reported

Scores of children were safely evacuated from an elementary school in the state of Georgia on Tuesday as police responded to reports of shots being fired and arrested a suspect, authorities said.

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

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.

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.

US school shooting: Accused declared mentally unfit for trial

A man accused of killing seven people at a small Northern California Christian college has been declared mentally unfit for trial by a court.

US school shooting: Ex-Rep Giffords visits victim` families

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, nearly two years after being critically wounded in a mass shooting, has met with families of victims.

Christmas reverie in Newtown tinged with mourning

Heavy with the sorrow of 26 lives lost in Sandy Hook massacre in Connecticut, Newtown on Tuesday observed Christmas.

US gun lobby says firm `no` to gun control

The most powerful gun lobby in US has ruled out backing new proposed restraints on firearms and has pushed for placing armed guards in schools.

US school shooting: Michelle Obama’s open letter to parents

US First Lady Michelle Obama has written an open letter to US parents about what to focus on when talking to children about the school shooting.

US remembers victims of school massacre, debate over guns continue

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

Student with loaded gun arrested in US

A 14-year-old male student was arrested Wednesday after being found in possession of a loaded handgun at a school in the US city of Houston, a media report said.

Obama for ‘action’ on gun control before Jan 2013

Vice President Joe Biden has been tasked with heading a committee that will come up with "concrete proposals" to curb gun violence.

Teachers offered discount on guns after US school shooting

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

US school shooting sparks surge in gun sales

The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut has sparked a surge in gun sales, according to independent arms dealers across the nation.