Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:16 PM EDT2013-06-20 00:16:55 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Four people have been shot in an condominium complex, according to MetroSafe. MetroSafe confirmed the shooting was reported at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday in the Lakeview condominium complex,Full Story >
According to MetroSafe, the shooting was reported at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday in the Lakeview condominium complex in the 1900 block of Gardiner Lane.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:09 PM EDT2013-06-20 00:09:49 GMT
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is urging Ohio to scrap a plan that could put a highway through a beloved 80-acre wooded area that residents of the village of Mariemont use for hiking andFull Story >
Founded in the 1920's, Mariemont is a historical part of Hamilton County with a hometown charm. Residents now fear that charm will disappear if the state gets their way.Full Story >
Vince Flynn, a best-selling author of political thriller novels, has died at age 47 after a two-year battle with prostate cancer.Full Story >
Best-selling author Vince Flynn, who wrote the Mitch Rapp counterterrorism thriller series and sold more than 15 million books in the U.S. alone, died Wednesday in Minnesota.Full Story >
NEWTOWN, CT (WFSB) -
Eyewitness News has learned about a possible motive for the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School after a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators Dec. 14.
Sources told CBS News that Adam Lanza was obsessed with the mass murder in Norway that left 77 people dead, and they believe Lanza picked Sandy Hook because it was an easy target with a large cluster of people.
"His mentality would be not just that I can beat it, but I can get more attention, more notoriety, do it more efficiently, do it more skillfully," said Mary Ellen O'Toole, who is a former FBI profiler.
Connecticut State Police told Eyewitness News on Tuesday that they are making progress, but still are months away from a complete picture of why this killer did what he did.
"There are many victims in this tragic incident, and they deserve to know what happened," said state police Lt. Paul Vance. "And they deserve to know first, to know what exactly what transpired."
Eyewitness News asked state police about the reports of Lanza being obsessed with other mass murderers.
"Everything is on the table, quite frankly," Vance said. "Everything is on the case. We are looking at examining everything."
State police said they are still interviewing witnesses in the case and examining every detail.
"It is the policy of the Connecticut State Police to always conduct complete and thorough investigations," Vance said in a statement Tuesday. "During the course of any investigation, as a case progresses, the State Police do not release details of that case. This strict rule is in place in order to prevent misinterpretation of evidence or case information by those who are not involved in the investigation."
Eyewitness News has also developed information that investigators are still primarily focusing on Lanza's computer and the violent video games he played nonstop in the basement of the home.
Police said he destroyed his computer before leaving for the school. Investigators said they are searching web servers to see which sites he was visiting and who he was interacting with before the murders.
"That is one area being helped," Vance said. "We have computer crimes doing some work, but the federal government, federal agencies are helping us with additional work in that area."
More than two months later, the Sandy Hook Elementary building sits empty. Detectives have released it back to the town, but it is still off limits to the general public.
The daughter of Principal Dawn Hocksprung did not want to do an interview because she does not want to talk about the killer at all.
"He copped out and killed himself," said Erica Lafferty. "We will never know, even with an investigation and research, why my mom was taken away from me."
The home where Lanza shot his mother four times in the head while she was sleeping was covered in snow and a Christmas wreath still hangs on the front door.
"They want to know why and how this occurred," Vance said. "And we want to do what we can to answer these questions."
State police told Eyewitness News that the "investigation is active and ongoing" and there are 20 detectives working this case full time with twice as many providing support.
"It's important we do this and we do this for the victims who lost their lives and their families," Vance said.
They are planning to have a full report for the families by June and the public soon after.
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Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:29 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:29:19 GMT
NEW WEST MINISTER, CANADA (WAVE) - A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a class picture. For Anne Belanger, the photo was completely unacceptable. Her son, Miles, was pushedFull Story >
A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a photo shoot at his elementary school.Full Story >
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:03 GMT
The "Prescription Product" line will be discontinued from national retail company, Urban Outfitters, following a plea from 24 Attorney Generals last month, including Ohio's Attorney General, Mike DeWineFull Story >
The "Prescription Product" line will be discontinued from national retail company, Urban Outfitters, following a plea from 24 Attorney Generals last month, including Ohio's Attorney General, Mike DeWine and Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:47:57 GMT
DENVER (KUSA/CNN) - A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone. She discovered the mistake while visiting his grave at Fort Logan Cemetery in Denver. "IFull Story >
A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 10:23 AM EDT2013-06-19 14:23:12 GMT
(CNN) – More than 23,000 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled on fears they may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The recalled cases come from the National Beef Packing Company, basedFull Story >
More than 23,000 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled on fears they may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:15 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:15:45 GMT
Police are trying to identify two victims following an assault in Clifton. Authorities say that two men assaulted a victim, took the victim's wallet and used the victim's bank card. The assault occurredFull Story >
Police have arrested two teenagers following an assault in Clifton. Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 3:39 PM EDT2013-06-19 19:39:28 GMT
Police are in the 2400 block of Canterbury Avenue in Golf Manor investigating the report of two people shot. Few details are available at this time but canine units and an ambulance are on the scene. FOX19Full Story >
Golf Manor police officer Michael Forrest says an unknown individual went to the rear of the home and from the back patio shot several rounds into the bedroom. Full Story >
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