Hero Teacher Kaitlin Roig: Picture and Video

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Kaitlin Roig is a 29-year-old teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the place where Adam Lanza opened fire and killed nearly 30 children and adults during a shooting rampage on December 14. The teacher is now being hailed a hero for her actions that likely helped save her students and herself from the gunman. Roig sat down with Diane Sawyer about the tragic events. She said when she and the students heard the gun shots, she ushered them into the class bathroom in hopes of staying...Read Full Story

Sandy Hook Shooter: Ryan Lanza (Connecticut School Shooting Update)

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UPDATE: While initial reports about the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting named Ryan Lanza as the gunman, new reports indicate that the real gunman was his brother, Adam Lanza. Police have yet to comment on the identity of the shooter, however.Early this afternoon, media outlets named the shooter as Ryan Lanza, 24. His mother was a teacher at the Connecticut elementary school. However, Ryan is apparently being questioned by police and is reportedly not the shooter. Again, these reports...Read Full Story

Connecticut School Shooting: Sandy Hook Elementary Massacre (Latest News)

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A mass shooting occurred this morning at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, reports CNN. While details are still being pieced together in the tragedy, early reports indicate there are over 20 deaths. Some reports indicate there are 27 deceased, including at least 10 children. It is believed the the shooter is also dead, but it is unclear if the person took their own life or was killed by police. The shooter's body was allegedly in a classroom. Reports from children and...Read Full Story