The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting revived the debate over gun control, with even some gun lobby allies acknowledging that America needs to curtail the flow of assault weapons and ammunition.
Two vigils are happening tonight to pay tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre.
Photo gallery of victims from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting
The victims of the Connecticut school shooting range from age 6 to age 56. The Conn. medical examiner said most of dead were first graders at Sandy Hook Elementary school.
The tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut has renewed the gun control debate.
Gene Rosen heard the staccato sound of gunfire near his home Friday morning, but dismissed it as a hunter in the nearby woods.
With security stepped up and families still on edge in Newtown, local schools are opening for the first time since last week's massacre, bringing a return of familiar routines -- at least, for some -- to a grief-stricken town as it buries 20 of its children.
There is a lone survivor from one of the classrooms targeted on Friday. One little girl is alive thanks to her remarkable instincts. See her story here.
The massacre of 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions about why...
The victims of the U.S. school shooting were shot multiple times by semiautomatic rifle, the medical examiner said Saturday, and the deaths were classified as homicides.
A law enforcement official says that the U.S. school shooter brought three guns into the school where he killed 26 children and adults and that the weapons were registered to his slain mother.
He was an honors student who lived in a prosperous neighborhood with his mother, a grade-school teacher who liked to host dice games and decorate the house for the holidays.
Several state and local officials including Governor Martin O'Malley, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman have released statements following the tragedy in Connecticut.
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.
A worker who turned on the intercom, alerting others in the building that something was very wrong. A custodian who risked his life by running through the halls warning of danger.
Hollywood has responded to the rampage at a Connecticut elementary school by pulling back on its offerings, and one star says the entertainment industry should take some responsibility for such violence.
Schools around the U.S. are reviewing security plans and in some cases adding extra law enforcement patrols to prepare for the first day of classes since a shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut.
While white-steepled churches and President Barack Obama prepared to comfort a grieving town Sunday, federal agents planned to fan out to dozens of gun stores and shooting ranges across Connecticut, chasing leads they hoped would cast light on the life of school shooter Adam Lanza.
The most powerful supporter of gun owners, the National Rifle Association, broke its silence Tuesday, four days after the school shooting. After a self-imposed media blackout that left many wondering how it would respond to the killings, it said in a statement that its members were "shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders."