MINERAL POINT, Mo. (AP) - A man shot and killed a sheriff's deputy in Missouri early Saturday as emergency workers loaded an unconscious person into the back of an ambulance, authorities said.
Christopher Parsons, who became a deputy in October, was shot and killed while responding to a call
KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) - Relatives of a Connecticut woman fatally shot by her son before he killed 26 people at a school then killed himself say in a statement they share the grief of the Newtown community and the nation.
A sheriff in New Hampshire, where Nancy Lanza once lived, read the statement
WASHINGTON (AP) - Obama to travel Sunday to Newtown, Conn., site of deadly elementary school shooting.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will attend an interfaith memorial service Sunday in Newtown, Conn., the site of Friday's deadly elementary school shooting.
Twenty-six people, including 20 children, were killed when a man opened fire inside the school.
Hours after the shooting, a
By By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities said an east Alabama police officer shot and seriously wounded in an exchange of gunfire with a homicide suspect was improving Sunday as investigators tried to verify the identities of three people whose slayings sparked a two
By By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A man shot and fatally wounded a woman, then killed himself Friday at the Excalibur hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip, sending many patrons fleeing in fear.
It happened at about 8:30 p.m. near the high-rise hotel's front entrance, Las
By By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Fighting back tears and struggling to catch his breath, the father of a 6-year-old gunned down in the school shooting in Connecticut told the world Saturday about a little girl who loved to draw and was always smiling, and he also
By By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
SOUTHBURY, Conn. (AP) - At Newtown High School, Adam Lanza had trouble relating to fellow students and teachers, but that was only part of his problem. He seemed not to feel physical or psychological pain in the same way as classmates.
Richard Novia, the
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the "innocent little boys and girls" killed by a gunman at their school were "taken from their families far too soon."
He said in an address Saturday what's important right now is "love, courage and compassion."
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) - Hours before a gunman opened fire at a Connecticut elementary school, police in Oklahoma arrested a teenager for allegedly plotting to attack his high school and trying to recruit classmates to help him.
Police in Bartlesville, a community about 40 miles north of Tulsa,