Gun company stocks Sturm, Ruger & Co. and Smith & Wesson Holding Corp fall for the third straight day. Private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management says it will sell Freedom Group Inc., which makes the rifle used in the Sandy Hook massacre.
Students in Newtown, Connecticut, other than those from Sandy Hook Elementary, went back to school on Tuesday. Friday's mass shooting has left the community in recovery mode and politicians around the country rethinking the nation's gun laws.
Mark Berndt, who taught at a Los Angeles school for more than 30 years, is charged with 23 counts of committing lewd acts on children since 2005. Two former students say they reported him 20 years ago.