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Obama seeks gun law changes on Newtown anniversary

Dec 14, 2013 - 7:43 PM

UPDATED On the eve of the Sandy Hook slaughter a schoolboy in Colorado armed with a shotgun opened fire at his school and killed himself

CHANGES NEEDED. US President Barack Obama says for tragedies like the Newtown massacre to end, there must be changes. File photo by AFP

Newtown shooter owned large arsenal

Mar 28, 2013 - 10:49 PM

Detectives searching the Newtown school shooter s house found that he and his mother kept a startlingly large arsenal of rifles pistols and other weapons including swords

IN REMEMBRANCE. Candles are lit among mementos at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on December 17, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. The first two funerals for victims of the shooting were held today. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Apple changes NRA app age rating

Jan 17, 2013 - 3:46 PM

Apple changes the age rating on the NRA s controversial shooting app

PRACTICE RANGE. The NRA's app is under fire for being hypocritical and targeted at too young a community. Screen shot from MEDL Mobile website.

Newtown massacre survivors ready for class

Jan 02, 2013 - 10:45 PM

Survivors of the Newtown massacre prepare to go back to school in a new building resembling the old one

Obama to join vigils for Connecticut school massacre

Dec 16, 2012 - 2:22 PM

US President Barack Obama was due in Newtown on Sunday December 16 to join in vigils for the 20 small children and seven adults slaughtered by a young gunman

US school massacre site cleared of bodies

Dec 16, 2012 - 1:40 AM

Authorities have been able to positively identify all of the victims and formally notify their families

Obama calls for solidarity after school shooting

Dec 15, 2012 - 7:34 PM

Twenty seven people including the shooter were killed Friday morning December 14 at an elementary school in Connecticut

US town shattered by school shooting that killed 26

Dec 15, 2012 - 6:03 PM

Residents of Newtown Connecticut reel from a school shooting incident that killed 20 small children and 6 adults on Friday December 14

SCHOOL SHOOTING. A woman holds a child as people line up to enter the Newtown Methodist Church near the the scene of an elementary school shooting on Friday in Newtown, Connecticut. Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Newtown, Connecticut shooting

Dec 15, 2012 - 12:38 PM

Among those killed by 20 year old Adam Lanza were 20 children attending classes at Sandy Hook Elementary School

Christmas slaughter in Connecticut

Dec 15, 2012 - 9:51 AM

There is something that tears in your gut and rips your insides out when children are killed in this way – slaughtered like sheep 11 days before Christmas


World leaders express shock over latest US shooting

Dec 15, 2012 - 9:35 AM

World leaders expressed shock and horror after a gunman massacred at least 26 people Friday in the US state of Connecticut

ON ALERT. Connecticut State Police walk near the scene of an elementary school shooting on Friday in Newtown, Connecticut. Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images/AFP

Obama cries, says hearts 'broken' over US shooting

Dec 15, 2012 - 4:33 AM

2nd UPDATE President Barack Obama wipes away tears and struggles to compose himself as he mourns the dead in the Connecticut school shooting which killed 27 people

US school shooter killed parents - early reports

Dec 15, 2012 - 3:48 AM

The 24 year old suspected gunman also killed his parents US news networks report

27 killed in U.S. school shooting - police

Dec 15, 2012 - 2:07 AM

5th UPDATE US President Barack Obama sheds tears over the tragedy that killed 27 people including 20 children The gunman allegedly also murdered his parents