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Adam Lanza’s Father Speaks Out: ‘I Wish He Had Never Been Born’

The father of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza has spoken publicly for the first time to make the startling claim that he wishes his son had never been born.

Giving a series of interviews to The New Yorker magazine, Peter Lanza dubbed his son Adam 'evil' for killing 20 children and six staff at the Connecticut school just before Christmas in 2012.

Explaining that his son spent his entire life troubled by mental illness, Lanza, a vice president for GE Energy Financial Services said that in his opinion he thought his youngest boy was an undiagnosed schizophrenic...

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Demolition of Sandy Hook School Massacre Site Begins Friday

Town officials aim for completion of the nearly 60-year-old school's demolition by the one-year anniversary of the attack.

"We have people showing up here every day who want to see the school," said Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra. "We are not a tourist attraction or a large city. We are a small town of 28,000 that just wants to be left alone to heal."...

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Family of Sandy Hook victim opposed to gun control: ‘We feel like all 16 families got lumped together’

Relatives of a Sandy Hook shooting victim have spoken out for the first time about opposing gun control saying they feel lumped together with other families from the tragedy in favor of new laws.

Though Rachel D'Avino, a teacher at the Newtown elementary school, was shot to death by a crazed gunman, her family still owns firearms - including an assault-style rifle - and is against any measures to control their purchase, according to her sister Hannah.

For the first time the D'Avinos said they wanted to outline their point of view - feeling that in the past they were simply presumed to have the same stance as other families in the massacre...

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