Adam Lanza http://wamc.org en 3/11/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/31114-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC’s Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Malaysian Jet<br />Ukraine Update<br />GM Vehicle Fault<br />Chuck and Lamar<br /><a href="http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2014/03/17/140317fa_fact_solomon">Lanza'a Father speaks to The New Yorker</a></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 85560 at http://wamc.org 3/11/14 Panel Newtown Panel Hopes To Receive Gunman's Records http://wamc.org/post/newtown-panel-hopes-receive-gunmans-records <p>HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The chairman of a state commission reviewing the Newtown school massacre says he's had "fruitful discussions" with a representative of the shooter's family about possibly obtaining Adam Lanza's mental health and other records.</p> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 01:04:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 81630 at http://wamc.org Newtown Panel Hopes To Receive Gunman's Records Police Release Documents On Newtown Massacre http://wamc.org/post/police-release-documents-newtown-massacre <p>NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have released thousands of pages of documents from the investigation into last year's school massacre in Newtown.</p><p>The Friday afternoon release could shed additional light on the world of the 20-year-old gunman, Adam Lanza.</p><p>The paperwork "has been redacted according to law," and it includes text, photos and 911 calls received by state police.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 21:23:09 +0000 Jim Levulis 80756 at http://wamc.org Police Release Documents On Newtown Massacre Report: Newtown Shooter Obsessed With Columbine http://wamc.org/post/report-newtown-shooter-obsessed-columbine <p>A report on the Newtown school shooting in Connecticut says that the gunman had an obsession with mass murders but that investigators did not discover any evidence he had indicated to others an intention to carry out such a crime.</p><p>The summary of the investigation by Connecticut State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky says Adam Lanza was obsessed in particular with the April 1999 shootings at Columbine High School in Colorado.</p><p>The report on the Dec. 14 massacre of 20 children and six adults says the question of Lanza's motive may never be answered conclusively.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:24:28 +0000 Jaired Crofut 78585 at http://wamc.org Report: Newtown Shooter Obsessed With Columbine With release of documents, Newtown vote imminent http://wamc.org/post/release-documents-newtown-vote-imminent <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">&nbsp;Legislative leaders say the newly released search warrants in the Newtown school shooting help confirm the need for many of the gun law changes they've been negotiating for weeks.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Several leaders said Thursday it was chilling to learn the extent of weaponry and ammunition the 20-year-old shooter, <font color="red">Adam</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Lanza</font>, had amassed inside his home.</span></p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:19:40 +0000 Jaired Crofut 60989 at http://wamc.org With release of documents, Newtown vote imminent Conn. consider creating video game task force http://wamc.org/post/conn-consider-creating-video-game-task-force <p></p><p>Connecticut lawmakers are considering legislation that would create a new state task force to study the effects of violent video games on youth behavior.</p><p>The bill would establish the proposed Violent Video Game Task Force within the Department of Children and Families.</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 13:43:26 +0000 Jaired Crofut 58587 at http://wamc.org Conn. consider creating video game task force