December 17, 2012 "Never before have we seen our babies slaughtered," Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said today on MSNBC. "This has changed the dialogue and it should move beyond dialogue. We need action," he added. Manchin is a member of the National Rifle Association and a hunter.
December 17, 2012 After the shock of a gunman killing 20 small children and six adults at an elementary school in Connecticut, districts are increasing police patrols, locking schools' doors and taking other steps.
December 17, 2012 Investigators have a huge amount of evidence to process, State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance says. And, "I'm not going to lie to you," he adds: What's being discovered about the shootings that left 20 children and six adults dead are disturbing.
December 17, 2012 Six-year-olds Jack Pinto and Noah Pozner — two of the 20 first-graders killed Friday when a gunman stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School — are to be remembered today. Funerals for their classmates and the six adults who were gunned down will continue all week. So will the investigation.
December 16, 2012 President Obama grieved with the community of Newtown, Conn., Sunday night, saying at a memorial service that he was there to assure those who lost loved ones in Friday's brutal attack "that you're not alone in your grief, that our world too has been torn apart — that all across this land of ours, we have wept with you."
December 16, 2012 Moments after a brutal attack began at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Newtown Bee associate editor Shannon Hicks sped to the scene. Before the day was over, she would act in two capacities: as a journalist, and as a volunteer firefighter.
December 16, 2012 Even as authorities struggle to gather real clues in Friday's horrific attack, they're warning that those promoting misinformation about the case are liable to prosecution.