By By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age. Others found their life's work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own. After the gunfire
By By MEGHAN BARR and KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The image of his brother trapped in a car with water rising to his neck, his eyes silently pleading for help, is part of a recurring nightmare that wakes Anthony Gatti up, screaming, at night.
Gatti hauled his brother out of the
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
By By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A serial killer already sentenced to death in California admitted Friday to murdering two other young women in New York City in the 1970s.
Rodney Alcala told a Manhattan judge that he wanted to plead guilty to two murder counts so he could get back
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 31-year-old Boise man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual enticement of a minor over the Internet after arriving at a convenience store to meet someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl for a sexual encounter. Court records say Randy Wade Standlee was
By Kate Stanhope,
Investigators have thwarted a convicted murderer's plan to strangle, castrate and murder Justin Bieber, Albuquerque's KRQE reports.
Dana Martin, who is currently serving two life sentences in state prison for raping and killing a 15-year-old girl in Vermont in 2000,
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane murder victim Michelle Koenen had a kind heart for people and animals, said her mother Doris Koenen.
"I thought she was a very happy person," Doris said. "I think she liked people and was very friendly."
Koenen's family is in mourning this week after Michelle was found