The Newtown school shooting
Twenty-six people — 20 students and six adults — were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012. In this special report, we bring news from the scene and offer expert perspective on the tragedy.
“For person after person, it was the firefighters over and over again trying to be helpful in some way,” Second Assistant Chief Rob Sibley recalls of members’ support for the community
The fund was created to support teachers, EMS providers and other first responders present at the shooting
The responders said they wish they never experienced an incident of this magnitude before
Two hours of radio traffic between firefighters and police can be heard as the tragedy unfolded
Staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School who may have prevented further carnage through selfless actions and smart snap judgments
Major crime investigators from the Connecticut state police on Saturday were combing “every crack and crevice” of Sandy Hook Elementary School
Mass fatality tragedies like the 2012 school shooting Conn. can happen anywhere, so we must be prepared
Having been at the epicenter of an active shooter incident earlier this year, Aurora, Colo. Fire Chief Mike Garcia understands Newtown’s hurt
How will you respond when your community needs you in its darkest moment?
AP looks back at similar incidents in wake of Conn. elementary school shooting
The president was briefed on the shooting Friday morning and has also spoken to the director of the FBI