CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Relatives of the majority of people killed in a Colorado movie theater rejected an invitation on Wednesday to attend its reopening later this month, calling it a “disgusting offer.”
WEBSTER, N.Y. -- A man who set his house on fire then lured firefighters to
their deaths in a blaze of flames and bullets had attracted little
attention since he got out of prison in the 1990s for killing his
grandmother, authorities said.
Of all the information turned up about Adam Lanza in the days since he killed 27 people and himself in Newtown, Conn., two obvious facts have barely been mentioned: He was a man, and a white man at that.
When many people in Newtown count the victims in last week’s massacre, they tally 20 children in Sandy Hook Elementary School, plus six adult faculty and staff members. Few count shooter Adam Lanza’s first victim: his mother, Nancy. Police said that before he attacked the schoolhouse, Adam Lanza pumped four bullets into his mother’s head as she lay in bed.
NEWTOWN, CONN. - Slowly, amid rumor and misinformation, a picture of the killer is emerging, and it is dismayingly familiar. Adam Lanza was yet another young, withdrawn, middle-class male who for some unimaginable reason graduated from his adolescence as a mass murderer.
NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The gunman in the Connecticut
shooting rampage shot his mother four times in the head before going to the
school and gunning down 26, authorities said Sunday as details emerged
suggesting that Adam Lanza had planned an even more gruesome massacre but was
NEWTOWN, Conn. -- While white-steepled churches and President Barack Obama prepared to
comfort a grieving town Sunday, federal agents planned to fan out to
dozens of gun stores and shooting ranges across Connecticut, chasing
leads they hoped would cast light on the life of school shooter Adam