A shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday left 27 people dead, including 20 children and the gunman, news outlets are reporting. We've aggregated a list of sources for live coverage of the Newtown shooting.
Newtown Bee | The local newspaper in Newtown has published stories that chronicle the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It has also posted a YouTube video depicting the crime scene at the school. Note: The website has been crashing because of increased traffic.
The Hartford Courant | Connecticut's largest newspaper, located about 50 miles northeast of Newtown, is maintaining live coverage of the shooting and aggregating tweets, Facebook posts, photos, videos and text.
New York Times| The Times is updating its blog The Lede and aggregating relevant tweets, videos and photos.
The Washington Post | The Post's live blog includes updates from Twitter and Facebook, a live video feed of the crime scene and updates about the White House press secretary's response to the shootings.
The Wall Street Journal | The Wall Street Journal's live stream includes tweets from reporters at the scene of the shootings, a photo slideshow and links to past coverage of mass shootings around the world.
Putting the Newtown shooting in context
- The Washington Post created an infographic illustrating the 11 deadliest shootings in U.S. history. The Associated Press is currently reporting 27 dead at Newtown, which would make it the second-deadliest shooting in U.S. history.
- The Associated Press compiled a list of some of the deadliest mass shootings around the world.
- The Los Angeles Times in July published a timeline of some of the deadliest U.S. mass shootings in recent history.
How to deal with the news | PBS has a guide for talking to your children about the news.
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