Officials in Newtown, Conn., officials say the district should tear down the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December and construct a new building on the property.
An arsenal of weapons including guns, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, a bayonet and several swords was found in the home and car of the gunman who carried out the Newtown school shooting, according to search warrants released Thursday.
Some residents of the Connecticut community devastated by December's school shooting said they're outraged over automated phone calls they've received from the National Rifle Association gun lobby only three months after a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators.
They relocated the entire student body to a new school unstained by blood. They brought in counselors to soothe shattered nerves, and parents to comfort the distraught. But authorities know they cannot erase the lingering effects of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Battling tears, a father whose 6-year-old son was killed in a Connecticut school shooting that revived the national conversation on guns pleaded with senators on Wednesday to ban assault weapons like the gun used in the massacre.
Facebook offered assurances Monday that the social media site is removing some posts and so-called tribute pages related to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting over concerns they're being used to exploit the tragedy.
Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as "Ban Assault Weapons Now," joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.
Hollywood and the video game industry received scant attention Wednesday when President Barack Obama unveiled sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled a $500 million program of sweeping gun-control proposals Wednesday, setting up a showdown between his government and Republican lawmakers who oppose efforts to curb firearm ownership.
U.S. President Barack Obama will propose wide-ranging gun law reforms on Wednesday, setting the stage for what is expected to be a bitter fight between his administration, Republican lawmakers and firearms owners.
Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre held photos of their sons and daughters, cried, hugged and spoke in quavering voices as they called for a national dialogue to help prevent similar tragedies.
On the eve of the one-month anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting and days before policy proposals on curbing gun violence are sent to U.S. President Barack Obama, the National Rifle Association says it has enough support in Congress to block a law that would ban assault weapons.
Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, nearly two years after being critically wounded in a mass shooting, on Friday met with families of victims in last month's shooting that left 26 people dead inside an elementary school.
Classes resumed Thursday for the students of the Newtown, Connecticut, school where a gunman last month burst in and killed 20 children and six adults before killing himself. It was the second largest school shooting in the U.S. history.