| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Dressed in black fatigues and a military vest, a heavily armed man walked into a Connecticut elementary school Friday and opened fire, shattering the quiet of this southern New England town and leaving the nation reeling at the number of young lives lost....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:34 PM
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others:
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:28 PM
The day felt numb.
News that 20 children were massacred Friday morning at an elementary school in Connecticut hit hard across the Chicago area, prompting parents to contact schools to check on safety procedures — or just to hear someone tell...
| Feb 3, 2013
Unlike the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut, the horrific death of Hadiya Pendleton last week might not have been enough all by itself to spark U.S. Senate hearings on gun violence.
Yet the urban teenager's tragic case is sadly far...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:45 PM
School administrators in districts throughout Connecticut are reviewing their security systems and fielding calls from parents worried about their children's safety.
Friday's killing of 20 young children and six adults by a gunman at the Sandy Hook...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Searching for a way to prevent future shootings like the one in Newtown, some of Connecticut's congressional representives on Sunday called for a national discussion that could lead to a resumed federal ban on assault weapons and other gun control...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:12 PM
When it comes to events like the recent school shooting in Newtown, Conn., there are knowns, unknowns and, already, mis-knowns. A photograph of Ryan Lanza circulated asserting he was the shooter, when in fact it was his brother, Adam Lanza. Their mother,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:02 AM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — As Newtown, Conn., grieves the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, victims' families and residents will eventually have to decide what to do with the building and how to memorialize the fallen.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:21 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — When Notre Dame linebacker Danny Spond was lying in a hospital bed with a debilitating headache in August, he wasn't worried about whether he'd play football again. He wanted to know whether he'd ever walk again.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:55 PM
When an artist is telling a story about a shooting that killed children in a school, a very real shooting like the one that forever scarred the soul of Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., that artist has a moral obligation to raise his or her game....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Newt Gingrich is not a poster child for family values. If we didn't know that already, his ex-wife Marianne Gingrich has been making it crystal clear in interviews with ABC News and the Washington Post, saying Gingrich wanted an "open......