Newtown marks Sandy Hook massacre anniversary with reflection

A deeply scarred US town lowered flags to half mast and urged quiet reflection on the two-year anniversary Sunday of a school massacre that left 20 children and six adults dead.

Man arrested in latest US school shooting

Police in the northwestern US state of Oregon arrested a man on Saturday in connection with a shooting outside a high school that left three people injured.

Fourth victim of US school shooting in Washington state dies

A fourth teen victim died Friday, two weeks after being gunned down by a fellow high school student who went on a shooting rampage in Washington state, hospital officials said.

Third victim of US school shooting dies

A 14-year-old US girl has died after being critically injured when a fellow high school student went on a shooting rampage last week, hospital officials said Friday.

Teen wounded in US school shooting dies

One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising the number of fatalities from when a student opened fire in a cafeteria to three.

Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting
Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting

A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, apparently after a fight with fellow students, authorities said.

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.