Asperger syndrome

Dec. 14, 2013: A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn., on the one-year anniversary of the shootings. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Police release documents on Newtown massacre

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut released thousands of pages of documents Friday from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown, which could shed additional light on the world of the […]

12/27/2013

Home of Adam Lanza, Newtown shooter. (AP Photo)

Arsenal of weapons found in Newtown gunman’s home

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Warrants released in the investigation of the Newtown school shooting reveal that an arsenal of weapons including guns, a gun safe with shotgun shells, a bayonet and several swords were found in the home of the gunman.

03/28/2013

Boy who was abducted, now back with his family. (Photo: ABC News via YouTube channel)

Family celebrates boy’s rescue from Ala. bunker

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama family celebrated the rescue of a 5-year-old held hostage for a week in an underground bunker as authorities painstakingly checked for bombs on the abductor’s property a day after a police raid left the man dead.

02/05/2013

Jimmy Lee Dykes

Officials: Rescued boy is fine, playful

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama boy held for nearly a week in an underground bunker by a man who killed a bus driver is said to be playing, laughing and eating — and doing the things a normal 5-year-old would.

02/04/2013

Jimmy Lee Dykes

FBI: Officers stormed bunker when child in danger

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Officers stormed an underground bunker in Alabama where a 5-year-old boy had been held hostage for nearly a week, rescuing the child and leaving the boy’s abductor dead, officials said Monday.

02/04/2013

Jimmy Lee Dykes

Ala. sheriff: boy held hostage in bunker has toys

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say they still have an open line of communication with an Alabama man accused of abducting a 5-year-old boy and holding him hostage in a bunker.

02/02/2013

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Mediator: Mom didn’t like to leave gunman alone

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The mother of Connecticut school shooter Adam Lanza told a divorce mediator in 2009 that she didn’t like to leave him alone and that she would care for him as long as he needed it.

12/17/2012

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Experts: No link between Asperger’s, violence

NEW YORK (AP) — While an official has said that the 20-year-old gunman in the Connecticut school shooting had Asperger’s syndrome, experts say there is no connection between the disorder and violence.

12/16/2012