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 MICHELLE R. SMITHAssociated Press
The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what to tell their children.
President Barack Obama said he and his wife, Michelle, would tell their daughters that they love them and hug them a little tighter. Experts
By By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
Not long after Friday's shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school, media outlets began reporting the gunman's identity as 24-year-old Ryan Lanza of Hoboken, N.J.
His name and image quickly spread worldwide as the perpetrator of the nation
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The principal at the Connecticut elementary school where a gunman opened fire in a rampage Friday, killing 26 people including 20 children and then himself, was identified as one of the victims.
A well-liked and experienced administrator, Dawn Hochsprung was among those gunned
By By MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A law enforcement official says some guns owned by the mother of the gunman in the Connecticut elementary school rampage match the models of the guns used in the shooting.
The official cautions that investigators haven't conclusively
By By PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Twenty-six candles - one for each of the victims - flickered on the altar Friday as hundreds of grief-stricken residents gathered for a vigil in memory of the children and staff killed in a shooting rampage at a school in this
By By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVANAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that's a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan Osborne White, who has lived here all her life, "it tells me which
By By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The head of Oklahoma State University's governing board said Friday that the school will review its handling of claims made last month by at least four male students who said another male student sexually assaulted them.
By By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
Gas prices will soon drop to their lowest level of the year.
By Monday, the national average should fall below the $3.28 a gallon that drivers paid on Jan. 1, according to analysts. The drop is a gift for those hitting the road during what is expected to be
By By The Associated Press
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed more than two dozen people, including children, on Friday. Here is a look at some other recent school shootings:
- April 2, 2012: A gunman killed seven people in a rampage at a California Christian university. Jongjin