WOSU News Archives For: December 15, 2012

In Connecticut: Prayers, Grief, Questions … And Stories Of Heroism

Hanging on to each other: Two people at one of the prayer services Friday night in Newtown, Conn.
Hanging on to each other: Two people at one of the prayer services Friday night in Newtown, Conn.
1:23PM
December
15, 2012

Live updates about one of the worst mass murders in U.S. history — the attack on an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. Twenty young children and six adults were murdered. The man identified as the killer and one other person at a home in Newtown are also dead.

Tragedy In Connecticut: Shooting Stuns Community, Nation

People grieve outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Conn., on Friday following the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
People grieve outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Conn., on Friday following the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
10:07AM
December
15, 2012

“Our hearts are broken,” President Obama told the nation today as the awful news emerged. Police say they found 18 children and six adults dead at the scene. Two other children died later. The gunman’s body was also found at the school.