A sign at a business located in Newtown, Conn., the site of the mass shooting Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Photos by Hari Sreenivasan/PBS NewsHour. DANBURY, Conn. — I realize it has been a while since I’ve traveled to … Continue reading
Today’s shootings in Connecticut have given rise to many discussions online about violence, guns and school safety. President Obama did not discuss gun control during his statement today, but he did promise “meaningful action.” NBC’s David Gregory posed this question … Continue reading
A young boy is comforted outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in Newtown, Conn., Friday. Photo by Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters As we learn more about Friday’s shooting that left at least 28 dead, including 20 children, at an elementary … Continue reading
A shooting Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., has left at least 27 dead including 20 children, according to the Associated Press. We collected tweets, photos and updates as events unfolded Friday.
In a news conference Friday afternoon, state police Lt. Paul Vance announced that police responded to 911 emergency calls from Sandy Hook Elementary School received at 9:30 a.m. this morning. A shooter was reported to have entered the school and … Continue reading
A gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and opened fire, killing at least 27, among whom 20 were children. In a press conference at the White House, President Obama spoke emotionally of the nation’s sorrow for the many victims of the deadly shooting and their families. Continue reading