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Newtown victims' families sue maker of gun used in 2012 attack

The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose.

Dec 16, 2014, 04:53 AM IST

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.

Dec 15, 2014, 06:15 AM IST

Newtown gunman apparently called radio in 2011

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.

Jan 17, 2014, 05:06 AM IST

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.

Dec 28, 2013, 14:45 PM IST

US releases chilling Newtown massacre documents

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.

Dec 28, 2013, 08:03 AM IST

Obamas observe silence on Newtown massacre anniversary

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.

Dec 14, 2013, 22:16 PM IST

US school shooter obsessed with mass murders

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.

Nov 26, 2013, 14:46 PM IST

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun bill

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.

Apr 11, 2013, 22:16 PM IST

Connecticut passes tough gun law after massacre

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.

Apr 05, 2013, 00:55 AM IST

Obama again appeals for tough gun control laws

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.

Mar 28, 2013, 23:01 PM IST

Weapons arsenal found in Connecticut gunman Adam Lanza`s home

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.

Mar 28, 2013, 21:10 PM IST

Biden demands courage from US Congress on gun control

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

Mar 22, 2013, 11:34 AM IST

US school shooter was motivated by Norway’s Breivik

Authorities said that they have discovered evidence that Lanza targeted Sandy Hook Elementary School because it was the "easiest target" with the "largest cluster of people."

Feb 19, 2013, 14:15 PM IST

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

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`.

Jan 19, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

Strengthen gun control laws: Obama tells Congress

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.

Jan 19, 2013, 18:11 PM IST

`Connecticut school shooting staged by Barack Obama`

A Florida professor has said the massacre at Sandy Hook school did not happen as reported.

Jan 10, 2013, 13:55 PM IST

US paper posts gun show ad next to school shooting, apologises

An American media group has issued an apology after one of its newspapers ran an ad for a gun show next to an article about the Newtown school shooting.

Jan 04, 2013, 13:39 PM IST

British teenager `planned` Sandy Hook-style massacre

A 16-year-old British boy who has been arrested on terror charges might have been planning to carry out a Sandy Hook-style massacre in Britain.

Dec 24, 2012, 19:11 PM IST

Adam Lanza ‘rarely spoke, could reassemble compute in minutes`

Adam Lanza was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes, but rarely spoke to anyone.

Dec 23, 2012, 18:20 PM IST

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.

Dec 22, 2012, 09:49 AM IST