Recordings of emergency calls made during the Connecticut primary school massacre reveal terrified callers being urged to take cover amid gunshots in the background.
More than 100 family and friends gathered at a church to remember the woman whose son massacred 20 children and six teachers in a Connecticut elementary school last year.
US vice president Joe Biden is asking pastors, rabbis and nuns to help make the moral argument to their followers for gun control legislation.
The incoming leader of the National Rifle Association told its grass-roots organisers yesterday they are the front line of a “culture war” that goes beyond gun rights.
The US Senate blocked bipartisan legislation yesterday aimed at tightening restrictions on the sale of firearms.
The US Senate is ready to launch an emotion-charged debate on new gun restrictions, four months after the carnage at a Connecticut elementary school spurred President Barack Obama and Congress to address firearms violence.
Hundreds of people from the Connecticut town where 20 children and six staff were murdered in a school shooting rampage flocked to a public meeting, pressing their case for gun law changes.
Thousands of people joined a rally for gun control in the US capital Washington, just days before the Senate begins debating new measures proposed by President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama has launched the most sweeping effort to curb US gun violence in nearly 20 years following last month’s Connecticut school massacre.
America’s pro-gun lobby has claimed any attempt to ban powerful assault weapons will fail in Congress.
Former US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords met families of victims of the Connecticut school massacre that left 26 people dead, nearly two years after she was critically wounded in a mass shooting.
Children who escaped the Connecticut massacre are returning to classes today in a refurbished school named after their old one.
A Columbian factory is to begin designing bulletproof clothes for children for the US market.
An Arizona sheriff has announced plans to deploy an armed volunteer posse to protect students in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting.
A petition calling for TV host Piers Morgan to be deported from the US following his outspoken comments on gun control has attracted more than 31,000 signatures.
America’s largest gun rights lobby declared unwavering opposition to any new restrictions in the aftermath of the Connecticut primary school massacre, accusing the White House of trying to undermine the constitutional right to bear arms.
As Americans paused for the one-week anniversary of the Connecticut school massacre, new details emerged about gunman, Adam Lanza, who could take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes, but rarely spoke to anyone.
America’s largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings”.
Anxious parents are buying armoured backpacks for children and firearms enthusiasts are stocking up on semi-automatic rifles in anticipation of tighter gun control measures following the Connecticut school massacre.
After the Connecticut school massacre, Ken Larson and his wife have decided to buy their son an armoured backpack – even though the one-year-old won’t be in school for a few more years.
An emotional Helen Flanagan wiped away tears on ITV’s 'Daybreak' today as she apologised for posting a picture online of herself holding a gun against her head just days after the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
A teacher gunned down during the Connecticut school massacre was remembered as a selfless hero who died trying to shield her pupils.
US President Barack Obama wants "concrete proposals" to curb gun violence by the end of next month in the aftermath of the Newtown school massacre.
The powerful US gun lobby felt the first backlash from the Newtown massacre today when a leading private equity group decided to sell its stake in the company that made the killer’s assault rifle.
A town has begun to bury its dead, laying to rest the first of the 20 children killed in the Connecticut school massacre.
Prominent gun rights advocates in the US government are now calling for a national discussion about curbing gun violence - signalling that the Connecticut primary school massacre could be a tipping point in a debate dormant for years.
The Connecticut town shattered by the school massacre held its first two funerals today.
The shattered community of Newtown was holding its first two funerals today, including one for the youngest victim.
A mournful Barack Obama has told Newtown the United States is failing to keep its children safe, pledging that change must come after an elementary school massacre left 20 children dead.