Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

December 11, 2017 - 12:17 pm
Some things to know about mass shootings: HOW IS 'MASS SHOOTING' DEFINED? There is no concrete definition of "mass shooting." Most researchers who study mass shootings define it as four or more killed (excluding the shooter) in a public place. They do not count domestic violence cases that take...
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December 11, 2017 - 10:23 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EST. ------------- HIGHLIGHTING: ------------- Among today's coverage...
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In this Nov. 6, 2017 photo, campus monitor Hector Garcia greets students as they got off the bus at the start of the school day at West Elementary School in New Canaan, Conn. Garcia and the district's other campus monitors -- all former police or corrections officers -- were among a wave of security officers hired in the aftermath of the deadly school shooting in nearby Newtown on Dec. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Melia)
December 10, 2017 - 9:04 am
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — The setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his 30-year police career to his new role as a school sentry. As he greeted children getting off the bus at West Elementary School one recent morning, he scanned their...
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Heather Gooze, Las Vegas shooting witness, cries as she testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, entitled: "Firearm Accessory Regulation and Enforcing Federal and State Reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 06, 2017 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation intended to make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines (all times local): 4:44 p.m. The House has approved a Republican bill making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines...
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In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, a magazine advertisement for an AR-style firearm describes the ability to customize the firearm and shows soldiers in combat. AR-platform firearms are often marketed using words that emphasizes the firearm's ability to be customized and evoke a sense of patriotism, freedom and military strength. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)
November 20, 2017 - 3:15 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the Mossberg brand boasts of weapons "engineered to the specs of freedom and...
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November 14, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take...
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Ian Hockley, front left, father of Dylan Hockley, one of the children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, speaks outside the Connecticut Supreme Court Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Hartford, Conn., following an appeal hearing on whether gun maker Remington Arms should be held liable for the 2012 school massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. A survivor and relatives of nine people killed in the shooting are trying to sue the North Carolina company that made the AR-15-style rifle used to kill 20 first-graders and six educators at the school in Newtown, Conn. A lower court dismissed the lawsuit. (AP Photo/Dave Collins)
November 14, 2017 - 5:03 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza heard the message loud and clear when gun-maker Remington Arms marketed an AR-15-style rifle as an overpowering weapon favored by elite military forces, a lawyer for relatives of some victims of the massacre told the Connecticut Supreme Court...
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This 2017 photo provided by Torie McCallum shows Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church shooting victims, from left, Megan Hill, Emily Hill, Greg Hill and survivor Evelyn Hill, bottom, in Floresville, Texas. Evelyn survived the Nov. 5 shooting at the church but her brother and sisters along with her mother, who was pregnant, were killed. (Torie McCallum via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 10:19 am
LA VERNIA, Texas (AP) — By the time Paul Brunner rolled up in his ambulance to the worst mass shooting in Texas history, the First Baptist Church was a chaotic triage scene. Parents cried and kids screamed, and nearly all the victims appeared to have been hit more than once. Two of the first four...
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This undated student ID photo released by the Seguin Independent School District shows Annabelle Pomeroy. The 14-year-old's parents, pastor Frank Pomeroy of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and Sherri Pomeroy, were out of town when a man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, killing more than two dozens, including Annabelle. (Seguin Independent School District via AP)
November 08, 2017 - 9:37 pm
LA VERNIA, Texas (AP) — By the time Paul Brunner rolled up in his ambulance to the worst mass shooting in Texas history, the First Baptist Church was a chaotic triage scene. Parents cried and kids screamed, and nearly all the victims appeared to have been hit more than once. Two of the first four...
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November 07, 2017 - 8:52 pm
Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley's history of domestic abuse barred him from legally buying guns, but he did so anyway because information about his crimes was never entered into a federal database used for background checks. Kelley is just the latest recent U.S. mass shooter to amass...
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