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Shooting Survivors Should Be in School, Psychologist Says

Shooting Survivors Should Be in School, Psychologist Says

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Connecticut school officials’ plan to get survivors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting back together at a new school is exactly the right decision, says a youth trauma psychologist.Authorities announce…

Pie-Makers, Scammers Line Up to Aid Newtown, Connecticut

Pie-Makers, Scammers Line Up to Aid Newtown, Connecticut

The World Needs More Pie/Facebook(NEW YORK) — Even as Americans by the thousands are reaching out to help survivors of Newtown, Conn.’s, mass shooting, a few malefactors appear to be perpetrating scams to try to profit from it.Gestures of support incl…

Siblings of Sandy Hook Victims Face Trauma, Survivor’s Guilt

Siblings of Sandy Hook Victims Face Trauma, Survivor’s Guilt

Douglas Healey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Six-year-old Arielle Pozner was in a classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School when Adam Lanza burst into the Newtown, Conn., school with his rifle and handguns.  Her twin brother, Noah, was in a classroom …

Conn. School Shooting: Classroom Survivor Played Dead

Conn. School Shooting: Classroom Survivor Played Dead

ABC News(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — The lone survivor of one of the two Sandy Hook Elementary School first-grade classrooms where Adam Lanza allegedly shot and killed 20 children tricked the gunman by playing dead, the girl’s pastor said.“She ran o…

Most of Newtown, Connecticut Schools Reopening on Tuesday

Most of Newtown, Connecticut Schools Reopening on Tuesday

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — Officials in Newtown, Conn., said Monday that the Sandy Hook Elementary School, where one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history took place last Friday, will be closed “indefinitely.”All Newtown…

Two Adult Survivors of Conn. School Shooting Will Be Key Witnesses

Two Adult Survivors of Conn. School Shooting Will Be Key Witnesses

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — Two adult survivors who were shot and injured in the Newtown, Conn., school massacre will be integral parts of the investigation into the deadly rampage, police said on Monday.”Investigators will, in fact,…

Funerals Begin for Victims of Connecticut School Shooting

Funerals Begin for Victims of Connecticut School Shooting

Jack Pinto (Pinto Family)(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — The first two funerals for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre are scheduled for Monday afternoon, when Newtown, Conn., will bury 6-year-olds Noah Pozner and Jack Pinto.Pozner’s family w…

Pro-Gun Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin Suggests New Gun Laws

Pro-Gun Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin Suggests New Gun Laws

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., has been as pro-gun, pro-NRA as anybody in Congress.  During his 2010 re-election campaign, he famously demonstrated his opposition to the cap-and-trade bill by shooting the bill (lit…

Obama: Nation Faces ‘Hard Questions’ After Connecticut Shooting

Obama: Nation Faces ‘Hard Questions’ After Connecticut Shooting

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — President Obama said at an interfaith prayer service in the grieving community of Newtown, Conn., Sunday evening that the country is “left with some hard questions” if it is to curb a rising t…

Connecticut School Shooting: The Gunman Who Knew No Pain

Connecticut School Shooting: The Gunman Who Knew No Pain

Obtained by ABC News(NEW YORK) — The young man who killed 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school last Friday suffered from a condition where he could literally feel no pain, according to a faculty member at his old high school.R…

Teachers, Students Grappling with School Security After Conn. Shooting

Teachers, Students Grappling with School Security After Conn. Shooting

John Coletti/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Teachers and students across America are confronting the issue of safety and security in the classroom today after a weekend of grappling with the deadly massacre at a grade school in Newtown, Conn.”It’s very impo…

Connecticut School Shooting: Tears, Resilience at Memorial Service

Connecticut School Shooting: Tears, Resilience at Memorial Service

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — Mourners packed the Newtown High School auditorium in Newtown, Conn., on Sunday with a sense of resilience and a vow to never forget the 20 first graders and six adults whose lives were lost in a sh…

Connecticut School Shooter and Mother Visited Gun Ranges

Connecticut School Shooter and Mother Visited Gun Ranges

Obtained by ABC News(NEW YORK) — Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old who killed 20 children and six adults in a rampage at a Connecticut elementary school, and his mother both spent time at an area gun range, ABC News has learned.A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,…

NRA Silent Following School Shooting and Calls for Stricter Gun Laws

NRA Silent Following School Shooting and Calls for Stricter Gun Laws

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Groups and lawmakers in favor of stricter gun laws haven’t wasted any time speaking out following the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., but the pro-gun National Rifle Association has been silent.The NRA, which freq…

Connecticut School Shooting Sparks Assault Weapons Ban Talk

Connecticut School Shooting Sparks Assault Weapons Ban Talk

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — The elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., has opened the subject of gun control and the Second Amendment in the United States.That debate took center stage on Sunday, when California Sen. Dianne Feinstein …

Sandy Hook Massacre: Newtown, Connecticut Mourns Victims of School Shooting

Sandy Hook Massacre: Newtown, Connecticut Mourns Victims of School Shooting

ABC News(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — President Obama will visit Newtown, Conn. Sunday to meet with the grieving families and thank the first responders from Friday’s school shooting, as the community begins the long process of healing. The pictures of the young…

Seven More Schools Decide To Leave Big East

Seven More Schools Decide To Leave Big East

G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  The Big East Conference received a devastating blow on Saturday when seven schools that don’t play FBS football have decided to leave the conference and pursue something new.
The presidents of …

Conn. School Shooting: Complete List of Victims’ Names

Conn. School Shooting: Complete List of Victims’ Names

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — The Conn. Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Wayne Carver released the list of victims from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Saturday.
The students killed were all in the 1st grade, according to the Sa…

Conn. Elementary School Shooting: First on the Scene Face Haunting Memories

Conn. Elementary School Shooting: First on the Scene Face Haunting Memories

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — Police and paramedics who descended on the scene of the massacre at a Connecticut grade school face haunting memories and nightmares in the days and weeks to come, particularly if they have children of the…

Adam Lanza’s Mom Pulled Him Out of School: Relative

Adam Lanza’s Mom Pulled Him Out of School: Relative

Courtesy Family of Nancy Lanza(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — The aunt of Connecticut shooter Adam Lanza said the shooter’s mother pulled him out of Newtown’s public school system because she was unhappy with the school district’s plans for her son.Adam Lanza’s mo…

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