Sandy Hook Shooting http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22924/all en 27 dead in Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut (LIVE BLOG, LIVE VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121214/sandy-hook-elementary-school-shooting-connecticu The death toll includes at least 20 children and six adults.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121214/sandy-hook-elementary-school-shooting-connecticu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting United States Fri, 14 Dec 2012 15:34:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5729092 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama, politicians react to Sandy Hook shooting with sadness, questions (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121214/politicians-react-sandy-hook-shooting-sadness-qu Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Maryland) waded into gun-control debate, saying the issue goes beyond 'ducks and deer.'<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121214/politicians-react-sandy-hook-shooting-sadness-qu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting Politics United States Fri, 14 Dec 2012 20:27:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5729149 at http://www.globalpost.com Sandy Hook shooting: All deaths were homicides, medical examiner says (VIDEOS) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121215/sandy-hook-shooting-victims-bodies-identified-videos The search for answers begins after authorities in Newtown, Connecticut, identify the victims killed in Friday's school shooting.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121215/sandy-hook-shooting-victims-bodies-identified-videos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting United States Sat, 15 Dec 2012 14:02:00 +0000 Sarah Wolfe 5729197 at http://www.globalpost.com The world reacts to Sandy Hook school shooting with outpouring of grief (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121215/world-reaction-sandy-hook-school-shooting The Newtown, Connecticut shooting which claimed 26 lives, including those of 20 young children, has shaken not just the United States, but the world. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121215/world-reaction-sandy-hook-school-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting World Leaders Politics Culture & Lifestyle United States Sat, 15 Dec 2012 16:51:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5729208 at http://www.globalpost.com Nancy Lanza, a gun enthusiast, taught her son how to shoot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/nancy-lanza-gun-enthusiast-taught-her-son-how-sh New reports reveal that Nancy Lanza, the mother of the Sandy Hook shooter, took her mentally ill son to gun ranges to learn to shoot.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/nancy-lanza-gun-enthusiast-taught-her-son-how-sh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting United States United States Sun, 16 Dec 2012 14:10:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5729241 at http://www.globalpost.com Anonymous hacks Westboro Baptist Church over plans to picket shooting funerals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/anonymous-hacks-westboro-baptist-church-sandy-hook-funeral-picket Westboro Baptist Church's Shirley Phelps-Roper, along with several other prominent WBC members, announced on Twitter Sunday that they would be "singing praise to God for the glory of his work in executing his judgment" at the funerals of the Sandy Hook shooting victims. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/anonymous-hacks-westboro-baptist-church-sandy-hook-funeral-picket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting World Religion United States Sun, 16 Dec 2012 15:19:29 +0000 Talia Ralph 5729242 at http://www.globalpost.com Gun background check legislation shelved by DOJ, New York Times reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/gun-background-check-legislation-shelved-doj A detailed list of recommendations to improve gun background checks commissioned after Gabrielle Giffords' shooting over a year ago was put on hold until after the election, according to a report by the New York Times. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/gun-background-check-legislation-shelved-doj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting Politics Culture & Lifestyle United States Sun, 16 Dec 2012 17:14:07 +0000 Talia Ralph 5729247 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama in Newtown for Sandy Hook vigil (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/obama-heads-newtown-vigil President Barack Obama is in Newtown, Connecticut, where he is meeting with victims' families and survivors addressing an interfaith vigil. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/obama-heads-newtown-vigil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting Politics United States Sun, 16 Dec 2012 18:25:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5729256 at http://www.globalpost.com PHOTOS: Newtown reels from Sandy Hook shooting http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5729286 <p>Newtown, Connecticut is reeling from Friday&#39;s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, which took the lives of 20 children and seven adults, including the shooter&#39;s mother.&nbsp;</p> Sandy Hook Shooting World Religion Culture & Lifestyle United States Sun, 16 Dec 2012 20:42:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5729286 at http://www.globalpost.com First funerals for Sandy Hook victims held in Newtown, Connecticut http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/first-funeral-sandy-hook-Noah-Pozner-monday Outside the funeral home where a service was held for Noah, “well-wishers placed two teddy bears, white flowers and and a single red rose at the base of a maple tree,” the AP said.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/first-funeral-sandy-hook-Noah-Pozner-monday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting United States Sun, 16 Dec 2012 21:28:00 +0000 Kristin Deasy 5729293 at http://www.globalpost.com Police: Sandy Hook gunman was loaded with ammo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/police-sandy-hook-gunman-was-loaded-ammo Police say shooter had 30-round magazines, hundreds of bullets. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/police-sandy-hook-gunman-was-loaded-ammo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting United States Sun, 16 Dec 2012 22:11:00 +0000 Kristin Deasy 5729295 at http://www.globalpost.com Sandy Hook shooting: Girl, 6, was sole survivor of her grade one class http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/sandy-hook-shooting-girl-6-was-sole-survivor-her "I'm okay, but all my friends are dead," says sole survivor of first grade class. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/sandy-hook-shooting-girl-6-was-sole-survivor-her" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting Americas United States Mon, 17 Dec 2012 02:27:00 +0000 Ellen Connolly 5729303 at http://www.globalpost.com Newtown shootings: America’s moment of truth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/newtown-connecticut-shootings-obama-gun-control <p>BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. &mdash; Their names and faces are now achingly familiar to tens of millions of Americans: Emilie Parker, just 6 years old, a little blond elf; Ana Marquez-Greene, also 6, playing on the piano; Victoria Soto, so proud to be a teacher, who tried to shield her first-graders with her body and died for it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121216/newtown-connecticut-shootings-obama-gun-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting Politics United States Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:34:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5729305 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: 'These tragedies must end,' Obama tells Newtown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-these-tragedies-must-end-obama-tells-newtown President Obama addresses Newtown in the wake of America's latest gun tragedy, police foil a plot to bomb South Africa's ruling party convention, and Silvio Berlusconi is getting married. Again.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-these-tragedies-must-end-obama-tells-newtown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> President Barack Obama Sandy Hook Shooting Chatter United States Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:10:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5729316 at http://www.globalpost.com Ridgefield, Connecticut: Schools put on lockdown after 'suspicious person' spotted http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121217/ridgefield-connecticut-elementary-school-suspicious-person Authorities in Ridgefield, Connecticut, put all schools on lockdown following reports of a "suspicious person" near an elementary school.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121217/ridgefield-connecticut-elementary-school-suspicious-person" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sandy Hook Shooting United States Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:26:00 +0000 News Desk 5729322 at http://www.globalpost.com