Showing Archived Posts

Judge: California Man Mentally Unfit to Stand Trial for Shooting Spree

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

A judge in Oakland, California has ruled that the suspect in last year’s deadly shooting rampage at a small religious college is mentally unfit to stand trial. The judge agreed Monday with two doctors who say alleged gunman One Goh suffers from paranoid schizophrenia — an illness in which victims hear voices and loses touch […]

Tags: , , Posted in US

US Students Make First Return to Class After Massacre

Posted January 3rd, 2013 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Students from a U.S. elementary school where a gunman killed 20 children and six staff members last month are returning to class Thursday for the first time. The December 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut ended when the gunman committed suicide. That school remains closed, so students are attending a refurbished […]

Tags: , , Posted in US

NRA Wants Armed Police in Schools

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The United States’ largest gun rights lobby says it wants to address gun violence by placing armed police officers in every school in America, while two Democratic senators called the group’s response to the Newtown tragedy shamefully inadequate. The executive vice president of the powerful National Rifle Association, or NRA, said tragedies like the massacre […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in US

NRA Wants Armed Police in Schools

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The United States’ largest gun rights lobby says it wants to address gun violence by placing armed police officers in every school in America, in a suggestion swiftly denounced by Democrats. The executive vice president of the powerful National Rifle Association, or NRA, said tragedies like the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last week […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in US

NRA Wants Armed Police in Schools

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The United States’ largest gun rights lobby says it wants to address gun violence by placing armed police officers in every school in America. The chief executive for the powerful National Rifle Association held a press conference Friday, one week after 26 people were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in US

US Remembers Connecticut Shooting Victims

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

U.S. President Barack Obama and other Americans paused Friday morning, remembering the children and adults gunned down by a 20-year-old in Newtown, Connecticut, one week ago. Church bells rang in Newtown and other U.S. towns and cities as mourners stood in silence. Authorities say Adam Lanza killed his mother, then went to an elementary school, […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in US

US Remembers Connecticut Shooting Victims

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

U.S. President Barack Obama and other Americans paused Friday morning, remembering the children and adults gunned down by a 20-year-old in Newtown, Connecticut, one week ago. Church bells rang in Newtown and other U.S. towns and cities for the victims, while mourners stood in silence. Authorities say Adam Lanza killed his mother, then went to […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in US

Obama to Remember Connecticut Shooting Victims

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

U.S. President Barack Obama and other Americans are observing a moment of silence Friday morning for the victims of a mass shooting, a week ago, in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six people were killed, last Friday, after 20-year-old Adam Lanza opened fire at an elementary school he is believed to have attended. Twenty of the victims were […]

Tags: , , , Posted in US

More Funerals in Newtown; More Debate on Gun Control

Posted December 20th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

More funerals and memorial services were held Thursday in Newtown, Connecticut for victims of the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. The latest victims laid to rest were as young as six years old — some of the 20 children killed in Friday’s mass shooting. Twenty-six people died when a gunman opened fire on students […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in US

More Funerals in Newtown; More Debate on Gun Control

Posted December 20th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Three six-year-old children are among the victims being laid to rest in Newtown, Connecticut, as a result of a mass shooting that has renewed debate over gun violence and gun control laws. The children were among 26 students and adults who died, last Friday, when a gunman opened fire at an elementary school. Authorities believe […]

Tags: , , , Posted in US