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  • Newtown school shooting panel will recommend banning guns that can fire more than 10 rounds

    An advisory panel charged with looking at public safety in the wake of the deadly Newtown school shooting agreed Friday to include in its final report a recommendation to ban the sale and possession of any gun that can fire more than 10 rounds without...
  • Sandy Hook families sue Newtown, schools, citing lax security

    Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, alleging security measures at the school weren't adequate. The wrongful-death lawsuit served on...
  • Targeting 'assault weapons' again

    Targeting 'assault weapons' again
    The 1994 federal law banning "assault weapons" was a high point of the gun control movement and Bill Clinton's presidency. Signing the bill, he said it was the beginning of "our effort to restore safety and security to the people of this country." But...
  • Why Must Society Accept Untreated Mental Illness?

    Why Must Society Accept Untreated Mental Illness?
    The families of nine people killed in the Newtown school massacre filed a lawsuit Monday. The suit charged Bushmaster Firearms International, Camfour Inc. and Riverview Gun Sales with wrongful death in the 2012 tragedy that left 20 children and six...
  • UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years

    UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years
    MILFORD — Before a Superior Court judge sentenced William Dong to two years in prison Friday, the former University of New Haven student had a chance to explain why he brought rounds of ammunition and firearms — including an illegal Bushmaster...
  • Animals and humans sometimes kill their young -- the question is why

    Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
  • New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities

    New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities
    In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that they said could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life. But Adam was angry and anxious,...
  • Newtown Acquires Lanza House

    Newtown Acquires Lanza House
    The town of Newtown will acquire the home where Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza lived and killed his mother. The town's legislative council voted Wednesday to take ownership of the property at 36 Yogananda St., which is assessed at $360,...
  • Bank Burned Lanza Items To Prevent Memorabilia Sales

    Bank Burned Lanza Items To Prevent Memorabilia Sales
    The bank that took control of the house where Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza lived burned all the items left in the house to ensure that no one could sell them as murder memorabilia. "There is nothing left but the light fixtures; we...
  • Thumbs Up For Mayor Mike, Bank That Did Right Thing On Lanza Home

    Thumbs Up For Mayor Mike, Bank That Did Right Thing On Lanza Home
    An umpire's thumbs up to Mayor Mike's Foundation for Kids, which is quietly providing sports opportunities for more than 1,000 Hartford youngsters. The foundation honors the memory of the late Mike Peters, mayor of Hartford from 1993 to 2001 and an ardent...
  • Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit

    Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit
    The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in the case of Shew vs. Malloy, a legal challenge to the key provisions of Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control legislation. The lawsuit, filed by a coalition of state gun...