Newtown School Shooting

Updates on the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

State releases report on Sandy Hook charitable response

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The state on Tuesday released a lengthy report analyzing the charitable response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook as well as a guide to making donations in the wake of disaster. The report and guide come in response to complications that arose in the wake of the December 2012 shooting in managing and distributing the […] [Read More]
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FBI: Venezuelan man claimed to be Lanza, threatened Newtown residents

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NEWTOWN — Days after the community suffered the loss of 20 children and six educators in one of the country’s worst mass shootings in December 2012, a man in Venezuala called 96 Newtown residents and left voicemails with two claiming to be Adam Lanza and threatening to kill them. “This is Adam Lanza. I’m gonna […] [Read More]
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Victoria Soto’s brother recalls Sandy Hook shootings

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Carlos Soto, 16, told an interviewer at a conference on gun  violence on Monday that after his sister, Victoria, a 27-year-old teacher was killed in the  at Sandy Hook shootings ”I believe I lay in my bed for the whole week. “I came out of it when I took a trip to D.C. three months after […] [Read More]
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FBI releases censored Sandy Hook records

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The FBI has released about 175 pages of heavily blacked-out documents from the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The Hartford Courant sought the documents from the FBI through a Freedom of Information request. The Courant reports that of the 175 pages released, 64 were completely redacted and most of the other 111 pages were heavily […] [Read More]
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Audio purported to be voice of Adam Lanza

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An online story posted Wednesday states Adam Lanza placed a chilling call to an Oregon talk radio show just over a year ago before his attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The New York Daily News reported Lanza phoned the “Anarchy Radio” program hosted by John Zerzan on Dec. 11, 2011, one year […] [Read More]
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Adam Lanza and Sandy Hook School

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An FBI report on Adam Lanza states that while Adam Lanza attended Sandy Hook Elementary School  in Newtown _ where he killed 26 people on  Dec. 14 -  as a child, there was no further relationship between him and the school. [Read More]
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Lanza’s “episodes” while attending high school

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A witness interviewed by FBI investigators shed some light on the “episodes” Adam Lanza had while attending school. According to the witness, who told investigators that he became familiar with the Lanza family during after school activities, Lanza dealt poorly with other students but “did not show any signs of violence.” The witness also told […] [Read More]
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Adam Lanza refused to take his medications

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While witness interviews conducted by the FBI are largely redacted in the state police report released Friday, there are some glimpses beginning to emerge about Adam Lanza. According to one witness statement taken by the FBI on the day of the shooting, Adam Lanza was diagnosed with Aspergers in the sixth grade and “never completely […] [Read More]
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