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November 26th, 2013
07:06 PM ET

America's mental health care crisis

Warning signs missed, cries for help ignored - it is a story at the heart of the Newtown school shooting and the Creigh Deeds attempted murder-suicide, but the truth is it happens across the country. CNN's Brian Todd investigates the state of the mental health care system in the United States and finds experts pleading for more resources.

November 25th, 2013
03:38 PM ET

Sandy Hook report gives timeline of deadly rampage

(CNN) - A report on the investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was released Monday, Connecticut state officials announced.

The report, released at 3 p.m. ET, said that police arrived on the scene fewer than 4 minutes after the first 911 call and that the shooter, identified as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, killed himself one minute later.

April 3rd, 2013
05:46 PM ET

Four months later, Newtown victims' families open up

When something like the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, happens, you wonder how in the world the parents ever go on? It has been four months now and the grief and pain is more than evident. But underneath, there is something else.

Noah Pozner loved wearing his brown winter jacket. He brought it to school at Sandy Hook Elementary on December 14, the day he and 19 other children were killed.

“It’s the things you hold on to when you have nothing left,” says Noah’s mother, Veronique Pozner.

Noah's parents share their family's story in People Magazine, clutching that same brown coat that a state trooper later tracked down and returned to them. Pozner sums up her grief, saying it's agonizing to see your baby's name on a tombstone.


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December 21st, 2012
07:29 PM ET

Blumenthal: No place for 'vigilantes'

Sen. Blumenthal says increased school security should be part of a comprehensive reaction to the recent shooting.

December 21st, 2012
07:28 PM ET

Children reach out to Newtown

The people of Newtown, Connecticut are getting letters of support from around the world. Lisa Sylvester reports.

December 21st, 2012
06:26 PM ET

NRA calls for armed guards at schools

CNN's Tom Foreman reports on the NRA's response to the Newtown, Connecticut shooting.

Filed under: Connecticut School Shooting • Guns • Newtown • Tom Foreman
December 20th, 2012
10:53 AM ET

Funeral home owner: 'The week from hell'

CNN's Poppy Harlow speaks to the men responsible for preparing funerals in the wake of the Connecticut shooting.

December 19th, 2012
07:32 PM ET

Obama gathers team for gun reforms

President Obama assembles a team to make recommendations on how to address gun violence in the U.S. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.

RELATED STORY: Obama: Proposals to address gun violence due by January

December 19th, 2012
07:28 PM ET

Source says Lanza cut dad out of his life

Peter Lanza was apparently unaware of his son's involvement in the Newtown shooting. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

RELATED STORY: Shooter's mother wanted her son to fit in, friend says

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December 19th, 2012
07:08 PM ET

Coping with losing a child

Joe Samaha, father of a Virginia Tech shooting victim, discusses how he is coping 5 years after the shooting.

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