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Peter Lanza

Gateway to Curing Mental Illness

Chantel Garrett | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Chantel Garrett

When we can see the millions of young people and adults among us who live with brain disorders through a lens of compassion, radical shifts in innovation and funding will undoubtedly unfold. My family is ready for action. Are you?

Dear Mr. Lanza

Janine Francolini | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Much is being done to prevent other families and communities from experiencing the kind of horrific suffering that your family endured during Adam's life.

Adam Lanza's Father Speaks, But We Still Don't Know Why Sandy Hook Happened

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 03.11.2014 | Parents

By Hanna Rosin for Slate After the Sandy Hook shooting, there was speculation that Peter Lanza, the father of shooter Adam Lanza, might hold the ke...

'Peter Lanza Is Another Victim Of His Son's Violence'

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 05.10.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

In the piece, Peter Lanza gives the impression of a devastated and ruined man. He admits to being haunted by his son nightly in his dreams, wracked with guilt for not having done more to force himself into Adam's life, and even stated that, after what Adam did, he wished Adam had never been born. No parent would utter those words without feeling deep, unendurable pain. None.

Sandy Hook Shooter's Father Breaks His Silence

Posted 03.10.2014 | Crime

The father of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza says his son would have killed him, too, given the chance. In his first in-depth inte...

Newtown Gunman's Father Meets With Connecticut Officials

AP | Posted 01.24.2014 | Crime

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of the gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School killings has met with a Connecticut official and agreed to help ...

Newtown Shooter's Father Selling His Connecticut Home

AP | Posted 10.06.2013 | Crime

STAMFORD, Conn. — The father of Newtown elementary school shooter Adam Lanza is selling his home in Stamford. The Stamford Advocate reports (bi...

Newtown Parents Meet Lanza's Father: 'I Needed To Tell Him Something'

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | Parents

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The parents of one of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre met with the gunman's father for...

Adam Lanza's Downward Spiral

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 12.22.2012 | Crime

After Christmas 2010, Adam Lanza had no contact with his older brother, Ryan, who had moved away for a job in New York City, according to records and ...

Birther Queen Blames Obama For Sandy Hook Massacre

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Birther queen Orly Taitz blames President Barack Obama for the Sandy Hook school massacre, saying the president is "trying to show that some person ca...

Sandy Hook Shooter Cut Father Out Of His Life

Posted 12.18.2012 | Crime

Peter Lanza -- Adam Lanza's father -- reportedly had almost no involvement in his son's life in the years leading up to the Sandy Hook shooting. NB...

Divorce Docs Reveal Details About Adam Lanza's Parents

AP | MATT APUZZO and ADAM GELLER | Posted 02.16.2013 | Divorce

STAMFORD, Conn. — The mother of Connecticut school shooter Adam Lanza told a divorce mediator in 2009 that she didn't like to leave him alone an...

Killer's Mother A Generous, Private Woman, 'Guns Were Her Hobby'

AP | ADAM GELLER | Posted 02.15.2013 | Crime

NEWTOWN, Conn. — At the bar, everybody knew her name. Nancy Lanza was the one who, if she heard you were short on cash, regularly offered to pi...

Gunman's Father: 'We Too Are Asking Why'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.16.2012 | Crime

-- Peter Lanza, the father of 20-year-old Adam Lanza, who shot to death his mother in their home and then slaughtered 26 people in an elementary scho...

Connecticut School Shooting 2012 Facts

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.14.2013 | Crime

Key facts related to the Connecticut elementary school shooting: THE VICTIMS: The chief medical examiner said all the victims at the school were shot...

Suspected School Shooter Had Personality Disorder, Report Says

David Lohr | Posted 12.15.2012 | Crime

Adam Lanza, the man the Associated Press has identified as the gunman in Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, had a checkered pa...