Major crime investigators from the Connecticut state police on Saturday were combing "every crack and crevice" of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, a day after a gunman shot dead 20 students and six adults before apparently killing himself.
The 5-year-olds in Janet Vollmer's kindergarten class heard the noise: Pop. Pop. Pop. What was that noise? They looked to Vollmer for answers. They were too young to understand what it meant when they heard the gunfire Friday outside their classroom door at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. They never heard of Columbine. They didn't know anything about Virginia Tech. These children, at that tender age, couldn't comprehend the kind of carnage created by a mass shooting -- the same kind of shooting that by the end of the day would make their school the scene of the second worst school shooting in U.S. history
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sustained a concussion after becoming dehydrated and fainting, a State Department official said.
For survivors of past mass killings, the shooting Friday stirred difficult memories.
The principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of the shooting, had recently issued guidelines concerning school safely. We take a broad look school safety and how this most recent tragedy might changes the way we secure our schools
With broken hearts, President Barack Obama said that America grieves for those lost and the families affected by the mass shooting in Connecticut.
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