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,
By By The Associated Press
Names and ages of the 26 people gunned down at a Connecticut elementary school Friday in the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history:
Charlotte Bacon, 6
Daniel Barden, 7
Rachel Davino, 29
Olivia Engel, 6
Josephine Gay, 7
Ana Marquez-Greene, 6
Dylan Hockley, 6
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
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - A medical examiner says all the victims of the Connecticut school shooting were killed up close by multiple gunshot wounds. Dr. H. Wayne Carver said at a news conference Saturday the deaths are classified as homicides. He says he believes "everybody was hit
By By HELEN O'NEILLAP Special Correspondent
A gold plaque hangs next to a bullet hole in the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., where a lone gunman killed six worshippers and injured three others last August. It is engraved with the words, "We Are One."
"It frames the wound," says Pardeep
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Police in Alabama fatally shot two suspects Saturday following separate shooting incidents 75 miles apart that left several others, including two officers, wounded.
Authorities said Jason Letts, 38, of Jemison opened fire early Saturday morning at a hospital in Birmingham,
By By The Associated 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 ended at