Newtown CT Shooting


Mon December 17, 2012
The Two-Way

Schools Across Nation Step Up Or Assess Security After Newtown Killings

Originally published on Mon December 17, 2012 10:30 am

Friday afternoon: As a bus took some students home in Newtown, Conn., the flag was already at half-staff to honor the first-graders and school staff killed that morning.
Shannon Stapleton Reuters /Landov


Mon December 17, 2012
The Two-Way

Details Of Newtown Shootings 'Too Difficult To Discuss' Now, Police Say

Originally published on Mon December 17, 2012 5:51 pm

Connecticut State Police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance.
Eric Thayer Reuters /Landov

As new pieces of information come in about Friday's mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., which left 20 children and six adults dead, we'll post them here.

The day began, just after 10 a.m. ET, with Connecticut State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance telling reporters that most of the emerging evidence is "too difficult to discuss ... I'm not going to lie to you."

Update at 6:49 p.m. ET. Dogs Try To Comfort Students.

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Mon December 17, 2012
The Two-Way

For Conn. Teacher Who Lives Near Tragedy, Today's Classes Will Be Difficult

Originally published on Mon December 17, 2012 5:59 am

Signs of support outside Kyle Mangieri's home in Newtown, Conn.
Brigid Bergin WNYC
  • From 'Morning Edition'

The tragedy in Newtown, Conn., touches people in many different ways. On Morning Edition and at, the station's Brigid Bergin tells the story of Kyle Mangieri, a 7th grade social studies teacher at a school in nearby Fairfield, Conn.

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Mon December 17, 2012
The Two-Way

Funerals Begin In Newtown, Investigation Continues

Originally published on Mon December 17, 2012 1:10 pm

Stuffed animals and a sign calling for prayer lay at the base of a tree near the Newtown Village Cemetery in Newtown, Conn., on Monday, in remembrance of the victims of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Charles Krupa AP
  • On 'Morning Edition': The story so far
  • On 'Morning Edition': President Obama expresses nation's grief

Six-year-olds Jack Pinto and Noah Pozner — two of the 20 first-graders killed Friday when a gunman stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. — are to be remembered at funeral services this afternoon.

Jack loved sports and was said to be a big fan of New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, who wrote the boy's name on the cleats — along with the words "My Hero" — he wore Sunday.

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Sun December 16, 2012
Shootings In Newtown, Conn.

'We Have To Act' On Gun Violence. But How?

Originally published on Sun December 16, 2012 5:07 pm

A makeshift shrine honors the victims of a elementary school shooting that happened Friday in Newtown, Conn.
Emmanuel Dunand AFP/Getty Images

Editor's Note: In separate interviews for weekends on All Things Considered Sunday, host Guy Raz spoke with Rep. John Larson and journalist Paul Barrett. You can hear the discussions as they aired at the audio link above.

In a sermon Sunday morning on gun violence, the dean of the Washington National Cathedral said "enough is enough."

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