Six years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, a new report from The Hartford Courant paints a chilling picture of the killer, who who struggled with loneliness, disdain for humanity and multiple psychiatric problems. William Brangham…
Among the hundreds of thousands at last weekend's March for Our Lives in Washington were two women who share an uncanny bond. Friends for over three decades, Yvonne Cech and Diana Haneski are also both school librarians who survived different…
By William Brangham
For many parents of children at Sandy Hook Elementary, gun violence and how to prevent it was barely on their radar. Now, five years after 20 children lost their lives, parents are finding ways to cope through education. Special correspondent…
By Lisa Stark, Education Week
The shooting “changed our lives that day, and we became activists.” In a new collection, 54 poems address gun violence in America.
By Alison Thoet
Three and a half years after a shooter opened fire inside Sandy Hook Elementary School, killing 20 students and six staff members, a new school building with heightened security will welcome students back.
By Associated Press
Seven states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws banning assault weapons. The others are California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey, according to the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
By Joshua Barajas
A Connecticut judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against the manufacturer and sellers of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings that left 26 people dead.
By PBS NewsHour
In the two years since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the state of Connecticut adopted some of the most restrictive gun policies in the country, including a controversial law enacted last year to keep weapons out of the…
Connecticut State Police released documents from the investigation into the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary shootings from December 2012. Shooter Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six educators before taking his own life. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images…
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