Adam Lanza

  • Newtown gunman had access to huge weapons cache March 29, 2013

    Newtown, Connecticut: When Adam Lanza walked out of his house for the last time, he left behind firearms and knives and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition, taking only four guns, thinking they would suffice. He loaded the weapons into his car, drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School, blasted his...
  • US: Newtown gunman had access to huge weapons cache March 29, 2013

    Newtown: When Adam Lanza walked out of his house for the last time, he left behind firearms and knives and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition - taking only four guns. He loaded the weapons into his car, drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School, blasted his way into the building and...
  • Connecticut shootout: Students return to Newton school January 3, 2013

    Connecticut: Students will return to classes at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Thursday after a month since the deadly massacre left 26 dead at the Newton, Connecticut school. Dozens of people have worked tirelessly over the holidays to bring the school back to normality. ...
  • New details emerge a week after US school massacre December 22, 2012

    Newtown: He was the awkward, peculiar kid who wore the same clothes to school every day. He rarely spoke and even gave a school presentation entirely by computer, never uttering a word. He liked tinkering with computers and other gadgets, and seemed to enjoy playing a violent video game, choosing...
  • US: New details emerge about Connecticut shooter December 22, 2012

    Newton: As the nation paused to mark a week since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details emerged Friday about the gunman, Adam Lanza, who acquaintances said was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes but rarely spoke to anyone. In high...
  • US: Students return to class after Connecticut shooting December 18, 2012

    Newtown: Students returned to school in the shattered Connecticut town of Newtown on Tuesday for the first time since a gunman's rampage killed 26 people in an elementary school, altering the gun control debate in Washington and forcing a retailer to pull guns from shelves. Sandy Hook Elementary, where 20-year-old...
  • Connecticut: Gunman had hundreds of ammunition rounds December 17, 2012

    Newtown: The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage was carrying an arsenal of hundreds of rounds of especially deadly ammunition - enough to kill just about every student in the school if given enough time, authorities said Sunday, raising the chilling possibility that the bloodbath could have been even worse. Hours...
  • Connecticut victims: Lively kids, devoted adults December 17, 2012

    Newton, Connecticut: At the very start of their lives, the schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn't get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life's work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them,...
  • US: Victim's father recalls daughter as loving December 16, 2012

    Newtown: Fighting back tears and struggling to catch his breath, the father of a six-year-old gunned down in the school shooting in Connecticut told the world on Saturday about a little girl who loved to draw and was always smiling, and he also reserved surprising words of sympathy for the...
  • US shooting: A father's heart-wrenching tribute to daughter December 16, 2012

    Over 24 hours since the horrific Connecticut school shooting massacre, police have identified all 26 victims, which includes 20 kids. ...
  • Connecticut school shooting: Fourth-grader recounts horror December 16, 2012

    Authorities in Connecticut say they have now identified all 26 people killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. ...
  • US: Shooter was a loner who felt no pain, says employee December 16, 2012

    Southbury: 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 school district's head of security until 2008, who also...
  • US: Man first shoots mother, 20 school kids, then kills self December 15, 2012

    Newtown: A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire on Friday inside an elementary school, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots reverberating through the building and screams echoing over the intercom. The 20-year-old killer, carrying at...
  • Connecticut school shooting: Police says suspect died on spot December 15, 2012

    Twenty six people including 20 children were killed in a shootout at a US elementary school in Connecticut on Thursday. It's unclear if the shooter, identified as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, took his own life or not. Police has recovered three weapons from him - two of which are registered in...
  • US: 20 children, gunman's mother among 28 dead December 15, 2012

    Newtown: Twenty schoolchildren were slaughtered by a heavily armed gunman who opened fire at a suburban elementary school in Connecticut on Friday, killing at least 27 people including himself in the one of the worst mass shootings in the US history. The 20-year-old gunman, who law enforcement sources identified as Adam...
  • US school shooting suspect killed mother at home: Source December 15, 2012

    Washington: A law enforcement official says that the 20-year-old suspect in the Connecticut school shootings killed his mother at their home Friday and then drove his mother's car to the school where he went on a deadly rampage. Adam Lanza's mother, Nancy, was a teacher at the school, said the law...
  • Gunman's brother being questioned, cooperating: Official December 15, 2012

    Newtown: A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation of the Connecticut school massacre says the brother of the gunman has been "extremely cooperative" and is not under arrest. The official tells The Associated Press that Ryan Lanza, of Hoboken, New Jersey, is still be being questioned but is not in...
  • US school shooting: Suspect identified as son of teacher December 15, 2012

    Washington: The suspect in the Connecticut school shootings is Adam Lanza, 20, the son of a teacher at the school where the shootings occurred, a law enforcement official said on Friday. A second law enforcement official says the boy's mother, Nancy Lanza, is presumed dead. Adam Lanza's older brother, Ryan, 24,...