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Adam Lanza

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  • Newtown shooter's reading list?

    Newtown shooter's reading list?
    The search warrant for the home of Adam Lanza, who went on a murderous pre-Christmas rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., included some chilling items, including a New York Times articla about a 2008 school shooting. It also mentioned...
  • Why we should ban assault weapons

    Why we should ban assault weapons
    In 2002, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo terrorized the Washington region for three weeks by firing bullets at innocent people in parking lots and at gas stations, ultimately killing 10 people and wounding three others. They used a Bushmaster XM-15...
  • After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?

    After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?
    Remember Columbine? Remember the novelty of it all? Mass shootings had occurred before, but April 20, 1999, felt unprecedented, both for the deaths and the depth with which we got to know Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold after the massacre. Fifteen years...
  • Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA

    Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA
    It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
  • Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines

    Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature. Gun-control...
  • More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report

    More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report
    More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday. The report found most of that...
  • Sandy Hook Charities Raise $28 Million, Nearly Half Unspent

    Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report. The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...
  • Security, Social Workers Among Uses For Federal Funds In Newtown

    The nine agencies getting the $7.3 million in federal funds in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will use the money to pay for school security guards, social workers and to send one student who witnessed his principal's slaying to a...
  • Dr. George Woods on what went wrong in Isla Vista, and what we can do to curb such shootings

     Dr. George Woods on what went wrong in Isla Vista, and what we can do to curb such shootings
    To most of us, the mind of someone like Elliot Rodger is an opaque mystery. And there are those like Dr. George Woods, who has made it his life's work to clear away such mysteries. The Bay Area forensic and neuropsychiatrist consults in courts of law...
  • Minnesota plot: To foil another Columbine, be nosy neighbors, parents

    Just how long will the ghost of Columbine haunt this country? This week, thanks in part to a tip from an observant citizen, police in Waseca, Minn., apparently foiled yet another teenager bent on a Columbine-style massacre. The details of the 17-year-...
  • Missouri man who considered 'Twilight' theater shooting gets 15 years

    Missouri man who considered 'Twilight' theater shooting gets 15 years
    All Tricia and Bill Lammers wanted was to get their son, Blaec, help to deal with his mental illness. Tricia went so far as to call police in 2012 and tell them her son had just purchased an AR-15 and another semi-automatic weapon. It was Blaec who told...
  • NRA to mix politics with gun rights at Indianapolis convention

    The National Rifle Assn. is preparing to kick off its annual convention Friday in Indianapolis, where it will mix politics with advocacy for 2nd Amendment issues, including one of its longtime goals: a national reciprocity law that would allow gun...