Connecticut Shooting

  • 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. ...
  • There are several loopholes in Arms Act 1962: Binalakshmi Nepram December 19, 2012

    The recent massacre of children and their teachers at a Newtown, Connecticut, school saw the debate on gun law resume in the United States where more than 270 million guns are in public hands. India, incidentally, has the second largest number of guns (46 million) in public hands in the...
  • US: Schools in two other Connecticut towns in lockdown December 18, 2012

    Schools in two Connecticut towns were in lockdown on Monday, the first day children returned to class since Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. All schools in Ridgefield, Connecticut, were in lockdown because of a suspicious person who might be armed, police said. In nearby Redding, schools were...
  • US school shooting: Funerals begin for victims December 17, 2012

    Newtown: The small Connecticut town shattered by an act President Barack Obama called "unconscionable evil," holds on Monday the first two of 20 funerals for schoolchildren massacred in their classrooms last week. Meanwhile, schools across the country will reopen their doors to confused and scared children full of questions about...
  • Watch: Man fires 50 shots in US mall parking lot, no injuries December 17, 2012

    The suspect, sending shoppers at a crowded Southern California shopping mall sprinting for safety, was cooperative when officers took him into custody. ...
  • US: Man fires 50 shots in California mall parking lot December 17, 2012

    California: A suspect who fired about 50 shots in the parking lot of a crowded Southern California shopping mall, sending shoppers sprinting for safety, was cooperative when officers took him into custody, authorities said on Sunday. Witnesses said people ran, screaming and ducking for cover, when 42-year-old Marcos Gurrola fired...
  • US: Staffers hailed as heroes after Connecticut shooting December 17, 2012

    Newtown: A worker who turned on the intercom, alerting others in the building that something was very wrong. A custodian who risked his life by running through the halls warning of danger. A clerk who led 18 children on their hands and knees to safety, then gave them paper and...
  • US: Obama to attend a memorial service in Connecticut December 16, 2012

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will attend an inter-faith memorial service on Sunday in Newtown, Connecticut, 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 tearful Obama said he grieved first as...
  • US: Police probe what made youth kill 20 innocent kids December 15, 2012

    Newtown: Residents of the small Connecticut community of Newtown were reeling on Saturday from one of the worst mass shootings in US history, as police sought answers about what drove a 20-year-old gunman to slaughter 20 children at an elementary school. The attacker, identified by law enforcement sources as Adam Lanza,...