Newtown massacre coverage

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Ray Corbo, first assistant fire chief at Newtown Hook & Ladder, described the scene of the shooting:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/12/15/horrific-scene-haunts-first-responder/1771725/

A third-grader talked about escaping from Sandy Hook Elementary:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2012/12/15/8-year-old-recalls-hiding-rescue/1772167/

As shots rang out, a second-grade teacher read to her students:

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A father is lost for words after his son escapes:

http://archive.courier-journal.com/VideoNetwork/2036309558001/A-dad-reacts-to-school-massacre

Court records show the Lanzas were comfortable financially:

http://www.lohud.com/article/20121217/NEWS/312170094/

Six days later, scenes around Newtown:

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I broke the news that ATF revoked the federal firearms license of the gun store that sold the massacre weapon

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/04/gun-dealer-license-revoked/2053905/

I obtained ATF 4473s showing Nancy Lanza’s gun buys. The man who sold the massacre weapon twice sold ammo to a felon:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/11/newtown-gun-store/2073523/

The owner of the gun store raided by ATF agents in the days after massacre, pleaded guilty to unrelated violations:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/22/owner-of-store-that-sold-newtown-gun-pleads-guilty/2690401/

The seller of the massacre weapon also pleaded guilty. Both men were spared jail time.

http://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/2013/09/30/newtown-massacre-rifle-seller-spared-jail-time-/2898281/

On the first anniversary of the shooting, I wrote a four-part series showing that people in town were still hurting:

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/12/11/newtown-residentsputonbravefacesasanniversaryapproaches.html

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/12/12/in-newtown-memorialsaregonebutremindersareeverywhere.html

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/12/13/with-no-memorialnewtownresidentsstillperformrandomactsofkindness.html

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/12/14/a-year-later-newtownresidentsaskforprivacythanktheworld.html

Here’s one of my stories being discussed on C-SPAN:

https://archive.org/details/CSPAN_20130412_110000_Washington_Journal?q=Lee+Higgins+reporting#start/735/end/795

Want to learn more about the gun store that sold the massacre weapon? Here’s a link to the records on the ATF website, which includes one of my articles:

https://www.atf.gov/content/contact-us/FOIA/frequently-requested-records

 

 

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