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The Newtown school shooting

Twenty-six people — 20 students and six adults — were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14. In this special report, we bring news from the scene and offer expert perspective on the tragedy.

10 years later, we continue to grieve, reflect on the power of resilience, and appreciate our first responders
“For person after person, it was the firefighters over and over again trying to be helpful in some way,” Second Assistant Chief Rob Sibley recalls of members’ support for the community
Chief William Halstead led the department’s response to the 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Two hours of radio traffic between firefighters and police can be heard as the tragedy unfolded
The gunman had enough ammo to kill everyone in the school, ammo designed to do the most damage inside tissue
A look at the lives of some who died in the shooting
Having been at the epicenter of an active shooter incident earlier this year, Aurora, Colo. Fire Chief Mike Garcia understands Newtown’s hurt
Details continue to emerge from today’s tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
To bounce back from this kind of trauma, firefighters will need careful, long-term care
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AP looks back at similar incidents in wake of Conn. elementary school shooting
Gunman, Adam Lanza, killed himself at the scene