NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – The chiming of bells reverberated in Newtown on Friday, commemorating one week since the shooting in a school killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community – and the nation – to its core.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to the top news stories of 2012, the public and the press generally agreed on the year’s most important events. But what’s news is still fairly subjective.
The reaction to the Connecticut school shooting can be seen at gun stores and self-defense retailers, with parents buying armored backpacks for kids and firearms enthusiasts stocking up on semi-automatic rifles expecting tighter gun controls.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn’t get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life’s work in those little ones.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The family of Noah Pozner was mourning their 6-year-old who was killed in the Newtown school massacre when their sorrow was compounded by outrage.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — For a third straight day, funeral processions rolled through a grieving Connecticut town trying to make sense of the massacre of 20 first-graders and six adults in an elementary school less than two weeks before Christmas.
Monroe, Conn. (AP) — When the children who survived a shooting that killed 20 of their classmates return to school in a different building, they’ll find things just as they left them Friday, down to the water bottles and boxes of crayons on their desks.
NEW YORK (AP) — A new movement has taken off to honor the 26 people killed at a school in Newtown, Conn. The campaign sparked from a question Ann Curry asked herself after Friday’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School: “What can I do?”
Hollywood is struggling with how to handle gun violence in the wake of the Newtown shooting. Professor Robert Thompson, pop culture and TV expert from Syracuse University, talked about it with Maggie McKay and Paul Lowe. Listen to the interview here.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association is breaking its silence four days after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. The nation’s largest gun rights organization made its first public statements Tues. after a self-imposed media blackout.