Sandy Hook Witnesses Testify About Alex Jones’ False Claims

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — The sister of a teacher killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre and an FBI agent who responded to the school shooting were overcome with emotion Tuesday as they described how been being accused of being crisis actors. by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and others. Carlee Soto Parisi and FBI agent … Read more

Trial begins for Alex Jones in Sandy Hook hoax case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A month after losing a nearly $50 million verdict, conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is scheduled to go on trial a second time for calling Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax and causing emotional and psychological damage to several of the victims’ families. A six-member jury with several alternates in Connecticut … Read more

Visa, Mastercard, AmEx will start categorizing gun store sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Payment processor Visa Inc. said Saturday it plans to start separately categorizing gun store sales, a big win for gun control advocates who say it will help better track suspected increases. of gun sales that could be the prelude to a mass shooting. But the decision by Visa, the world’s largest … Read more

Visa, Mastercard, AmEx will start categorizing gun store sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Payment processor Visa Inc. said Saturday it plans to start separately categorizing gun store sales, a big win for gun control advocates who say it will help better track suspected increases. of gun sales that could be the prelude to a mass shooting. But the decision by Visa, the world’s largest … Read more

Police say Memphis shooting suspect killed 4 during rampage

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Memphis, Tennessee, say a man driving through the city shooting at people, killing four, during an hour-long rampage that forced frightened people to sheltering in place on Wednesday, he was arrested. Ezekiel Kelly, 19, who was charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder in 2020, was taken into … Read more

16 fourth grade students from Uvalde waited an hour with an injured teacher

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Elsa Ávila slid to her phone in terror as she held the bleeding side of her abdomen and tried to keep calm for her students. In a text message to her family that she intended to send to her fellow Uvalde teachers, she wrote: “They shoot me.” For the first time … Read more

What happened to schools after horrific shootings

CNN — Just a few months after the devastating mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, students are ready to return to classes on Tuesday. But the survivors will never return to the building where 19 of his classmates and two teachers were massacred In May. Robb Elementary School will be demolished, Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin said … Read more

Uvalde School Board Fires Police Chief After Mass Shooting

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The Uvalde school district fired Police Chief Pete Arredondo Wednesday under mounting pressure in the troubled Texas city to punish officers for allowing a gunman at Robb Elementary School to remain in a fourth grade classroom for over an hour with an AR-15 style rifle as 19 children and two teachers … Read more

Nikolas Cruz’s defense says his brain was ‘poisoned’ by his biological mother’s addictions in the death penalty trial

CNN — An attorney for Nikolas Cruz asked jurors Monday to consider the Parkland school shooter’s dysfunctional home life and serious mental health issues when deciding. whether to sentence him to death. “By telling you Nik’s story, by telling you the chapters of his life, we’re going to give you something to live for,” public … Read more

Defense at school shooter trial prepares to present their case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The prosecution spent three weeks telling the jury how Nicholas Cruz murdered 14 students and three staff members at a Florida high school four years ago. Now his lawyers will have the opportunity to present why they believe he did it, in the hope that he will be sentenced to … Read more