Tag: Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

5 years after Sandy Hook, mental health care worries linger

HARTFORD, Conn. — Anguished mothers with mentally ill children have sought out Liza Long for help ever since she wrote an essay, "I am...
When just saying ‘I’m from Newtown’ can be a cross to bear

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Suzanne Davenport still wears a memorial bracelet and has a green ribbon with a "Be Kind" magnet on her car to...
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida college professor fired after publicly saying the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut was a hoax has...
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Five of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history have occurred since 2012, the same year that a troubled young man killed...
Mass shootings aren’t more frequent – but they are deadlier

ATLANTA — It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say...
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Some things to know about mass shootings: HOW IS 'MASS SHOOTING'...
Sandy Hook’s legacy: More security in elementary schools

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — The setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his...
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NEWTOWN, Conn. — Nearly half of Connecticut's school districts are violating state safety requirements enacted after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre. ...
The Latest: GOP-led House passes NRA-backed gun bill

WASHINGTON — The Latest on legislation intended to make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines (all times...
Shootings put semi-automatic rifles ads under new scrutiny

ATLANTA — The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as...

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