Police investigating the Sandy Hook shooting say they have weeks of work ahead of them. Dozens of interviews, including of traumatized school kids remain. Host Guy Raz gets the latest in the investigation from NPR's Carrie Johnson.
The shooting in Newtown, Conn., is likely to have an impact on many children, even those nowhere near the state. Host Guy Raz is joined by NPR's Jon Hamilton to talk about how parents, teachers and others who spend time with kids should prepare to discuss the event.
Moments after Adam Lanza opened fire on classrooms of first-graders and their teachers in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Shannon Hicks sped to the scene. She was responding in two capacities: as a volunteer firefighter, and as an employee of the local weekly newspaper, The Newtown Bee.
A day after the names of children and teachers killed by gunfire at a Connecticut elementary school were announced, details about the victims and their lives are emerging. Family members and friends have made public statements about their loss. And some have chosen to mourn in private. The stories describe the vibrant, productive, and promising lives that were cut short Friday.
More details are emerging about the shooter and his victims in the worst act of deadly violence at an elementary school in U.S. history, as President Obama planned to meet Sunday with families and attend a community vigil.
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