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Author: Lidia Ryan

Protestors: ‘Just say no’

Protestors at the capital chant “just say no” to the pending gun laws.

Message of condolence from the National Guard

The 928th is a national guard unit based in Newtown, Connecticut currently forward deployed to Camp As Saliyah, Qatar. They have offered their condolences to the people of Newtown:

Flags added to Exit 9 memorial

The flag near exit 9 off I-84 has become iconic in the 12 years since 9/11 when it went up. Twenty six small American flags have now appeared at the base of it days after the Newtown school shooting.

12-14-12: Photos from the massacre

Tweets from the scene: How the tragedy unfolded locally on Twitter

[View the story “How shooting unfolded on social media” on Storify]

Personal accounts from the scene

Parents and kids react to the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School: Brother shares story of shooting

Watch Live: Conference

Watch live coverage of the press conference on the shooting: WFSB Channel 3 Lt. Paul Vance of the State Police: “The deceased shooter’s body is still inside Sandy Hook School. There were several