Sandy Hook Elementary School
A team of geneticists are reportedly set to examine Adam’s DNA in hopes that they’ll determine a genetic mutation that could’ve led him to commit his horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Read on for all the details.
After Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 and opened fire on the young students and heroic staff, leaving 20 children and six adults dead, the devastated community of Newtown, CT was left asking one question: Why? Though Adam left no note before taking his life, a team of geneticists at the University of Connecticut hope to be able to shed some light on this tragic mystery by studying the troubled 20-year-old’s DNA.
Newtown, Connecticut has received so many gifts from all over the country, that the postal workers can no longer manage the capacity. Read on for more details.
Love has been pouring down on the small town of Newtown, Conn. with donations coming in from around the world after the community was rocked by the horrific massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14. However, the town can no longer handle the enormous volume and is asking that gifts be given to others in need.
Demi is using her special gift — her voice — to lend support to the victims of the horrible Newtown massacre — watch the emotional video below.
X Factor judge Demi Lovato has a huge heart — she is lending her powerful voice to an amazing cause to benefit the victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Watch Demi’s video below of her singing “Angels Among Us.”
The President and First Lady celebrated the holiday while remembering those who lost their life during the shooting, as well as those still suffering in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Click to read and watch their entire statement below.
Barack and Michelle Obama took time to address the nation on Dec. 22, paying tribute to the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School during the weekly White House video. Barack, 51, and Michelle, 48, told the nation that it was important to reflect on family during the holidays — especially in the wake of tragedies such as the shooting and Hurricane Sandy. Read the entire transcript of their address and see the video below:
Ryan, originally identified as the shooter in Newtown, Connecticut on Dec. 14, is mourning the loss of his brother, Adam, on Facebook and stirring up mixed emotions in the process. Is he being insensitive?
More than a week after Adam Lanza, 20, shot and killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School, his brother, Ryan Lanza, is publicly mourning the loss of Adam and his mother Nancy Lanza on Facebook.
One week after the tragic massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, the killer’s body remains unclaimed.
As many of the victims are being buried after the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the mass killer Adam Lanza‘s body is still unclaimed. Why hasn’t his father or brother collected it? Meanwhile, his mother Nancy Lanza was buried on Dec. 20 in New Hampshire, with only a small number of family in attendance.
Beyonce, Jennifer Aniston and many other stars join Selena in this stark message asking for a sensible gun control. Check out the spot below and tell us what YOU think about this hot-button issue.
On Dec. 20, the first lady wrote a heartfelt letter to the community of Newtown, Conn. in response to the devastating shooting massacre on Dec. 14. In it, she declares her heartache for the town and how the White House will take steps to prevent another tragedy — read on for the full letter.
First Lady Michelle Obama expressed her deep sympathy and grief for the friends and families of those who lost loved ones in Newtown, Conn. a week after the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14.
Allie was remembered for her brilliant sense of humor and love of art during her funeral on Dec. 20. Massacred children Benjamin Wheeler and Catherine Hubbard, both 6, were remembered for their bright spirits during their burial the same day.
Children’s funerals are becoming a sad theme in Newtown, Conn. as more precious kids were laid to rest on Dec. 20. As family and friends mourned the young lives taken too soon on Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School by Adam Lanza‘s bullets, the children were celebrated and remembered for their vibrant personalities.
Anne Marie Murphy, the Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher who died trying to protect precious Dylan Hockley, 6, with her body, was compared to Jesus as she was laid to rest on Dec. 20. So incredibly sad.
When Adam Lanza began his horrific attack on the Sandy Hook Elementary School campus on Dec. 14, many teachers sprung into action, with a singular mission to protect the young ones in their care. One such teacher was Anne Marie Murphy, a special education teacher who died while trying to shield her students from bullets. On Dec. 20, Anne Marie was laid to rest in Kotonah, NY.
On Dec. 19, three more young children were buried after the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn. took their lives much too soon. The precious children were remembered at their funerals — so sad.
Among the 20 children that were killed on Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School by Adam Lanza‘s deadly bullets, three more children were laid to rest on Dec. 19. Charlotte Bacon, 6, Daniel Barden, 7 and Caroline Previdi were all remembered for their kindness, innocence and energy for life.
In the wake of the devastating Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre, parents are taking more precautions to protect their children than ever — including buying them expensive bullet-proof backpacks.
On Dec. 14, the day Adam Lanza unleashed deadly gunfire at Sandy Hook Elementary School, killing 20 kids and 6 adults, sales for bullet-proof backpacks skyrocketed — and have been on the rise in the days after.
According to a new report, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter locked himself up in his basement for ‘hours on end’ to play violent video games. Did this affect his mental health?
One week after the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., victims are being buried and the schools are reopening. Yet, no one in the devastated community is any closer to understanding why 20-year-old Adam Lanza would violently murder 26 people, including 20 young children. A new report says that Adam was a very anti-social person, and that he spent hours in his basement lair playing gory video games such as “Call of Duty”, and the walls were decorated with posters of militia and guns.
‘Sandy Hook’ victim Jesse Lewis was tragically murdered on Dec. 14 during the shooting massacre that killed 20 students. His mom recounts the devastating moment she found out her precious son wasn’t coming home.
Scarlett Lewis remembered the last time she saw her sweet son Jesse Lewis, 6. It was the crisp morning of Dec. 13, and Jesse’s father was picking him up from Scarlett’s Newtown home.
Five days after the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, singer-songwriter Paul Simon paid tribute to heroic teacher Vicki Soto at her funeral in Stratford, Conn. So touching.
Paul Simon performed the classic Simon and Garfunkle hit, “The Sound of Silence,” at the funeral for Victoria “Vicki” Soto on Wednesday, Dec. 19. Vicki was one of the 26 who were tragically killed when Adam Lanza opened fire on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14.
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