Nancy Lanza: A Mother, a Gun Enthusiast and the First Victim

As the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting story continues to unfold, we learn tonight that Nancy Lanza, the mother of the shooter, Adam Lanza, was a gun enthusiast. Nancy Lanza loved guns, and often took her sons to one of the shooting ranges here in the suburbs northeast of New … Continue reading

Twitter Reaction to Newtown Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

I am monitoring the Newtown, Connecticut Elementary School shooting via various sources right now. The NY Times reports: The gunman, who was believed to be in his 20s, walked into a classroom where his mother was a teacher. He shot and killed her and then shot 18 students in the … Continue reading

Breaking 26 Dead, Including 18 Children in Connecticut School Shooting

Breaking… Via NBC News: Updated at 1 p.m. ET: At least 26 people were killed, including at least 18 children, when a gunman opened fire in a Connecticut elementary school Friday morning, a law enforcement official said. The alleged gunman, a 20-year-old male, was later found dead at the school. … Continue reading