NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of the 26 people gunned down in a rampage at a Connecticut elementary school.
All six adults killed at the school were women. Of the 20 children who were shot to death, eight were boys and 12 were girls. All the children were ages 6 or 7.
By By The Associated Press
Key facts related to the Connecticut elementary school shooting:
THE VICTIMS: The chief medical examiner said all the victims at the school were shot with a rifle, at least some of them up close, and all of them apparently were shot more than once.
All six adults
By By PAT EATON-ROBB and ADAM GELLERAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Inside the four-bedroom colonial set on a small rise, Nancy Lanza was already dead. But it was early yet, and it would be hours before her body was found - time enough for her son to unleash a slaughter.
For now, though
By By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN and MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The gunman behind the Connecticut elementary school massacre stormed into the building and shot 20 children at least twice with a high-powered rifle, executing some at close range and killing adults who tried to
By By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN and JOCELYN NOVECKAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - First, he killed his mother.
Nancy Lanza's body was found later at their home on Yogananda Street in Newtown - after the carnage at Sandy Hook Elementary School; after a quiet New England town was scarred
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) - The family of a 59-year-old diabetic woman who was mistakenly given a lethal dose of insulin at an Alabama hospital has been awarded a $140 million judgment.
AL.com (http://bit.ly/Y3h1tT) reports that a Baldwin County Circuit Court judge ordered Thomas Hospital and three
By By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
Now and then, thanks to the strange intimacy of technology, there are times in modern American lives when our most momentous and harrowing experiences have been shared.
In the days when radios were still furniture, we listened and poured out into the streets
By By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The family of a slain Border Patrol agent has sued federal officials over the botched "Fast and Furious" gun operation, claiming they should have known it created a risk to law enforcement authorities.
Agent Brian Terry was mortally wounded
By By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - A lone police cruiser outside Columbine High School was the only outward reaction Friday to an even deadlier attack at a Connecticut elementary school.
But in a state that was rocked by the 1999 Columbine school massacre and the
By By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - The uncle of two young brothers killed by a suspected drunk driver who was then fatally shot at the crash scene said Friday that the boys' father, who was injured in the crash, remembers it as a "blur."
Gabriel Barajas said his brother,