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  • Report questions role of wealth in Newtown shooter's care

    November 22, 2014 10:47 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - A review of the educational and mental health background of the man who carried out the 2012 Newtown massacre asks whether the race and affluence of his family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems. A report released Friday by the Connecticut Office... more »
  • Little expected from exam of school gunman's body

    January 11, 2013 7:02 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he doubts toxicological tests and genetic analysis of the body of the gunman who fatally shot 20 children and six educators at an elementary school will explain his actions. The Hearst Connecticut Media Group reports that Dr. H. Wayne Carver II,... more »
  • Father of Conn. school gunman claims body

    December 31, 2012 8:17 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - The father of the gunman who killed 26 people in a Connecticut school shooting has claimed his son's body. A spokesman for the family said Monday that Peter Lanza claimed the remains of Adam Lanza. He didn't say when the remains were claimed. The 20-year-old... more »
  • Conn. gunman may have had personality disorder

    December 14, 2012 6:54 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Police aren't saying what may have motivated a man to open fire inside two classrooms at a Connecticut elementary school today, but a law enforcement official who has been briefed on the investigation says the gunman was believed to suffer from a personality disorder. Twenty-six people, including... more »
  • Conn. school shooting suspect was son of teacher

    December 14, 2012 5:44 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - The man suspected of gunning down more than two dozen people in a small town in Connecticut is the son of a teacher at the elementary school where the killings occurred, and his mother is presumed to be among the dead. Police say Adam Lanza apparently drove... more »
  • Official: Gunman's NJ brother cooperating

    December 14, 2012 5:06 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation of the Connecticut school massacre says the brother of the gunman has been "extremely cooperative" and is not under arrest. The official tells The Associated Press that Ryan Lanza, of Hoboken, N.J., is still be being questioned but is... more »
  • UPDATE: Law enforcement named wrong Lanza as shooter

    December 14, 2012 3:15 PM

    WASHINGTON - A law enforcement official says the suspect in the Connecticut school shootings is 20-year-old Adam Lanza, the son of a teacher at the school where the shootings occurred. A second law enforcement official says the boy's mother, Nancy Lanza, is presumed dead. The first official says Adam Lanza's... more »
  • Report: School shooter ID'd as Ryan Lanza

    December 14, 2012 12:43 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - More information is emerging about the suspect in today's Connecticut elementary school shootings. A law enforcement official identifies him as 24-year-old Ryan Lanza. Another official who was briefed on the shooting says the gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound -- and that one of the victims... more »

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