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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

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

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

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

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

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.

Dec 16, 2012, 14:22 PM IST

Connecticut shooter’s father and brother ‘in shock’: Source

The father and older brother of the gunman, Adam Lanza, responsible for shooting massacre, are in absolute ‘shock’, according to a report.

Dec 15, 2012, 12:53 PM IST

US school shooting: All victims have been identified, say police

In one of the deadliest mass shootings, a young gunman killed his mother and 26 other people, including 20 children, when he went on a shooting rampage inside a US school.

Dec 15, 2012, 09:33 AM IST