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US shooter’s father: ‘You can’t get any more evil’

This undated identification file photo provided Wednesday, April 3, 2013, by Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., shows former student Adam Lanza, who carried out the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012. Lanza's father says in his first public comments about the massacre that what his son did couldn't "get any more evil" and he wishes his son hadn't been born. (AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University, File)

In his first public comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his anguished struggle to comprehend what his son did — an act that “couldn’t get any more evil” — and how he has come to wish that his son had never been born.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama proposes new gun rules for mentally ill

This December 2012 photo released by the Connecticut State Police on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, shows a shattered window at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Adam Lanza gunned down 20 first-graders and six educators with a semi-automatic rifle at the school on Dec. 14, 2012, after killing his mother inside their home. Lanza committed suicide with a handgun as police arrived at the school. AP

The Obama administration proposed two new federal gun control rules Friday to ensure more information about the mentally ill reaches background check databases, after a series of high-profile US shootings.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

A year later, no motive found in US school attack

In this Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, file photo provided by the Newtown Bee, a police officer leads two women and a child from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. A prosecutor is planning to release a report on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, but the public will have to wait longer for the Connecticut state police’s full accounting of the crime. AP

Why a young gunman went on a murderous shooting rampage at a US school a year ago is still a mystery and may never be known with certainty, prosecutors said Monday in a report that ended their investigation.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Connecticut school shooting revives gun debate

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Frank DíAngelis, Columbine High School Principal at time of the massacre and still principal today speaks at a news conference where he talked about the Connecticut School Shooting at Jefferson County School headquarters in Golden, Colo., on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2012. AP

Relatives of those killed in at Colorado movie theater shooting this summer are reacting with outrage to Friday’s mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school — and demanding that the nation finally address gun control.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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