| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Before he turned 21, Blaec Lammers had seen the inside of mental health facilities at least seven times.
One of those visits stemmed from following an employee for two hours at the Bolivar Wal-Mart wearing a Halloween mask and wielding a butcher knife....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Forgive the cynicism, but really, who cares why Army Spec. Ivan Lopez took a gun and killed three people and wounded 16 others at Ft. Hood, Texas, on Wednesday?
Thursday’s stories were filled with details about Lopez and his rampage: He was...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:10 PM
KILLEEN, Texas - Four people were dead, including a gunman, and at least 11 others were wounded in a shooting at Ft. Hood, officials said Wednesday. The base was locked down for about four hours, until a siren sounded shortly before 9 p.m. to end the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Some residents of Newtown, Conn., where 20 first-graders and six adults were gunned down at an elementary school in December 2012, want the shooter's family home demolished and replaced by a park, according to a survey.
The survey by the Newtown-Sandy...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Some Newtown residents have suggested that the town purchase and tear down the home of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza and turn the property into a park or nature preserve.
For the past few months, the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:27 PM
BRIDGEPORT — The owner of an East Windsor gun store who violated federal firearms laws was sentenced three years of probation and 100 hours of community service on Thursday, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.
David Laguercia, 57, of Broad...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:52 PM
All Tricia and Bill Lammers wanted was to get their son, Blaec, help to deal with his mental illness. Tricia went so far as to call police in 2012 and tell them her son had just purchased an AR-15 and another semi-automatic weapon.
It was Blaec who told...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Adam Lanza's father has broken his silence and, as we did in the immediate aftermath of the Newtown school shootings, we misunderstand.
Peter Lanza reached out to author Andrew Solomon of The New Yorker at the first anniversary of the day when his 20-...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has the talent to write an informed, insightful narrative of Adam Lanza's descent into madness and make recommendations that just might stop another massacre of children.
Tragically, the narrow...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's own Sandy Hook Advisory Commission isn't having any more luck than the general public and news outlets in obtaining information from state police investigators about the tragedy.
The panel of experts that the governor appointed...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Peter Lanza, the father of the man who killed 20 children and six educators in an elementary school in Connecticut, wishes his son, Adam, had never been born because the massacre was an act that “couldn't get any more evil.”
In a series of...