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Adam Lanza's father: 'You can't get any more evil'

Adam Lanza's father: 'You can't get any more evil'

NEWTOWN, Conn., March 10 (UPI) -- The father of Newtown, Conn., grade school gunman Adam Lanza says he still struggles to understand what his son did, an act he said couldn't be "any more evil."

Adam Lanza discusses mass murder a year before Sandy Hook spree

NEWTOWN, Conn., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A year before he opened fire in a Newtown, Conn., school, Adam Lanza called a college radio station to discuss mass murder, the New York Daily News said.
Newly-elected school board member quits over '26 Acts' comments

Newly-elected school board member quits over '26 Acts' comments

BROOKFIELD, Conn., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A newly-elected Connecticut school board member has resigned after an outcry over comments about a movement dedicated to victims of the Newtown school shooting.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords pledges to keep up gun control work

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords pledges to keep up gun control work

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says she is as determined to fight for gun control laws, a battle she knows won't be easy -- just like her rehab.

School district gets $1.9M grant to help Sandy Hook massacre recovery

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The Newtown, Conn., school district will get a $1.9 million grant to help in the 2012 grade school massacre recovery effort, the U.S. Education Department said.

Judge upholds most of New York's new gun law

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- New York state's new gun regulations passed their first court test, with a judge throwing out only a ban on loading more than seven rounds in a magazine.
Lanza psychiatrist surrendered license over charges of misconduct

Lanza psychiatrist surrendered license over charges of misconduct

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A psychiatrist who treated Adam Lanza before the youth killed 20 students at a Connecticut elementary school surrendered his license last year, records show.
Police report: Witnesses said Lanza refused medication

Police report: Witnesses said Lanza refused medication

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Adam Lanza, who killed 27 people in Newtown, Conn., last year, "never took medication" prescribed for a form of autism, a police report released Friday said.
At year's end: Washington Navy Yard massacre tops 2013 shootings

At year's end: Washington Navy Yard massacre tops 2013 shootings

The year began with Americans still stunned and angered by the late 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary and ended with them marking the one-year anniversary of the killing of 26 children and staff by a 20-year-old gunman.
CHUCK DEBEVEC, United Press International
At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

At year's end: 2013 marked by milestones and horror

2013 was a year of milestones and horror: the election of a new pope, the birth of a future king and horrific terrorist attacks in Algeria, Kenya and the United States.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International

Colorado student shooting victim in coma

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Colorado student Claire Davis was comatose and the high school where she was shot at point-blank range will remain closed for the year, officials said.

Sandy Hook anniversary brings up gun-violence issue

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- News of a school shooting in Colorado was brought up this weekend by people in Connecticut who marked the anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre.

Gun reform advocates renew push on anniversary of Newtown shootings

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Advocates seeking reform in the nation's gun laws say they have reminded Washington lawmakers they don't intend to let the issue fade away.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
By United Press International

Student shoots self after opening fire in Colorado high school

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A shotgun-wielding student injured two fellow students at a suburban Denver high school Friday, then killed himself, Sheriff Grayson Robinson said.
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