I grew up and raised my family in Newtown, Connecticut — and own guns. After 26 of my neighbors were massacred, I signed up to see how the organization that controls our gun debates works.
In a very emotional interview with CNN, following his son’s shooting death at UCSB Friday, Richard Martinez said: “my kid died because nobody responded to what happened at Sandy Hook.” A father whose son was killed in the Sandy Hook massacre posted a message for Martinez on Facebook.
The state police have found that guns are alive and well in Connecticut.
More than a year after Adam Lanza killed 26 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, his father, Peter Lanza, breaks his silence in an interview with the New Yorker.
Facing pressure from activists and politicians, Facebook announced Wednesday new enforcement measures targeting illegal gun sales advertised on the social network.
Newtown, Conn., will apply to the Department of Justice for an 18-month grant, the Danbury News-Times reports. “This is a very costly endeavor to create,” First Selectman Pat Llodra said Tuesday.
The town’s top official, First Selectman Pat Llodra, sent a letter to members of the media Tuesday thanking them for their “respectful professionalism” leading up to and on the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook school massacre.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords unveils a new ad calling out Congress for failing to act on the gun violence issue. CNN and MSNBC will air the spot before and after the State of the Union address on Tuesday.
President Obama’s election commission says schools should keep students at home when balloting is going on.
Peter Lanza, father of Adam Lanza — who shot and killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School — has agreed to turn over his son’s medical records to help investigators “find answers.”
Fred Dicker made the comment on his radio show Monday, sparking outrage among victims’ families and gun control groups. Dicker says his “sarcastic reference” was misunderstood.
Adam Lanza’s father has agreed to release his son’s mental health records to a state commission reviewing the elementary school massacre.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head in an assassination attempt in 2011. Today aired the jump on Thursday.
The White House announced two executive actions Friday aimed at making it easier for states to provide information on those with mental illness to the federal background check system.
The million-dollar process to demolish Sandy Hook Elementary School following the massacre is complete, Newtown, Conn., officials said Thursday. The building of the new school will start in the summer or fall of 2014.
Connecticut State Police have released their final report on Sandy Hook, the culmination of the year-long investigation into the December 2012 shooting at the Newtown, Conn., elementary school that killed 20 children and six adults. The file is several thousand pages long, contains photos, 911 call audio, video, text, and is heavily redacted.
He said it was a “mistake” for Congress not to act on legislation tightening background checks for gun sales.
Leaders of a coalition of 1,000 mayors and 130,000 moms announced a joint effort today to tackle gun violence in 2014.
Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 26 people dead.
Newtown, Conn., marked one year since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting Saturday.
Memorial services in Newtown and throughout the nation today marked the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.
An entire community is currently trying to balance its private grief with being a public spectacle. Visiting my hometown of Newtown, Conn., for the first time in years, how do I hear their stories without being part of the problem?
Former Congresswoman and shooting attack survivor Gabby Giffords and husband Mark Kelly’s gun violence prevention group, Americans for Responsible Solutions, post a sad and intense new spot ahead of the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.
New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced new findings on illegal online gun sales and criticized Congress for failing to act on gun control legislation.
Biden, surrounded by Newtown families at the White House today, announced a $100 million commitment by the Obama administration to increase access to mental health services.
Families of the victims of the Dec. 14, 2012, shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School said they will light candles to remember their lost loved ones the night before the anniversary.
A new TV commercial produced by gun reform activists Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayor Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns appears to show a gunman walking into a school at the same time Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook elementary school.
Recordings of the 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting on Dec. 14, 2012, have been released. WARNING: Audio contains disturbing content.
The win on Tuesday night moved Newtown to 12-0 and gave the Nighthawks a very significant No. 1 seed in the Connecticut state tournament.
A Connecticut Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that the 911 recordings from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will be made public. The tapes will remain sealed until Dec. 4 to give the state time to appeal the decision.