Peter Lanza, father of alleged elementary school shooter Adam Lanza, issued a statement Saturday to the public apologizing for his son's rampage in Newtown, Connecticut. The 20-year-old shot and killed 20 children between the ages of five and nine and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday.
Adam Lanza has been identified as the infamous suspect behind the Newtown, Connecticut Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting which ended with his own mother dead. The 20-year-old Hoboken, N.J. resident had ties to the Newtown area, where he massacred at least 27 people, 22 of the children as young as five.
A Connecticut school shooting has caused schools within the district to be locked down as a safety precaution Friday. The Newtown, Conn. elementary school where the shooting took place was met with efforts by State Police, and a shooter may be dead.
A new Chuck Lorre comedy, "Mom," was ordered by major television network CBS. The famed show creator's latest multi-camera sitcom will have a pilot episode shot, and the script has already been written.Tags Television
Hayden Panettiere and Scotty McKnight have broken up, according to reports. The "Nashville" star and former NFL New York Jets player had been dating for over a year before the split.
An Indonesia earthquake measured an extremely strong 7.2 on the Richter scale Monday, according to reports. Fortunately, the quake struck off the coast of one of the Indonesian islands, not on the heavily populated archipelago.Tags Weather
Psy, the rapper well known for YouTube sensation "Gangnam Style" and its billion views on the site, performed for President Barack Obama at a holiday concert Sunday. Before the concert, however, the Korean entertainer made sure to apologize for his previous "inflammatory and inappropriate" anti-American lyrics.
The LAPD apologized to B.I.G.'s family after they released the late rapper's autopsy to the public. Initially, the Los Angeles police organization intended for the autopsy to stimulate interest in the case, but "prematurely" released the information before asking B.I.G.'s family.
Kate Middleton's morning sickness is back, and the Duchess of Cambridge is reportedly suffering just as bad as when she was hospitalized last week. Prince William revealed that the mother-to-be's hyperemises gravidarum "feels like it is going to go on forever."Tags Royals
Tommy Chong talked legalization after marijuana in small amounts was decriminalized for personal use in Washington and Colorado. The "Cheech & Chong" actor spoke about drugs, hemp, and the possible disbanding of the Drug Enforcement Administration.Tags Politics
Ashley Judd could run for Senate in her home state of Kentucky despite previously evidence to the contrary, according to reports. The actress and eighth-generation Kentuckian has been reaching out to political contacts, which could point to her competition for Republican Mitch McConnell's seat in 2014.Tags Politics
Snooki's baby advice for the pregnant Kate Middleton and royal husband Prince William boils down to a few words: "enjoy it." The new mom of baby Lorenzo Dominic Lavalle and reality star of "Jersey Shore" had some key points for the expectant mother.
Bob Costas' cursory comments on gun control and the sad circumstance surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs football team have provoked controversy. The sports announcer said that Jovan Belcher, the linebacker who shot his girlfriend and himself, would still be "alive today" if he hadn't had a gun.
Brian Downing, an Alabama football fan, was sentenced to two years in prison for his obscene videotaped stunt after January's championship game against LSU. After the game, 33-year-old Downing exposed and rubbed his genitals on a fan passed out in a Krystal Burger fast food restaurant.Tags Sports
Steven Tyler and Nicki Minaj's feud has hopefully ended after the Aerosmith star and former "American Idol" star apologized for his comments. Minaj perceived Tyler's comment— he said had Bob Dylan been a contestant, she would have "had him sent to the cornfield"— as racist.