| Dec 12, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The depressing irony on Connecticut's sad anniversary is that the post-Newtown era is seeing increasing support for gun rights. Is this the waning of the Newtown effect?
For the first time in two decades, there is — tragically — more support...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:58 AM
At a recent meeting of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, the mother of one of the 20 children killed two years ago said trying to get help has been at best confusing, and at worst impossible, for many families.
"It is absolutely...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Parents of almost half the young children killed by a gunman at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, two years ago on Sunday have taken initial steps toward filing lawsuits tied to one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The families of several victims killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the gun Adam Lanza used to kill 26 people, 20 of them children, according to a law firm representing...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:13 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Another family of a child killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a notice in probate court Tuesday that it plans to make a wrongful death claim.
The family of James Mattioli was the latest to open an estate, bringing to 11 the number of families of...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:27 PM
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,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:27 PM
HARTFORD – Child protection officials have staked out a tall order for themselves – reforming Connecticut's fragmented, inefficient children's mental health system, one that parents say is difficult to navigate and weakest when it comes to...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:06 PM
NEWTOWN — In 2 1/2 hours of conversations with teachers from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said the major concern that emerged is the need to ensure that adequate mental...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:28 PM
1995: A Birth to Three development assessment in New Hampshire indicates that Adam Lanza, then nearly 3 years old, falls "well below expectations in socio-personal development" and that the evaluator could not understand his language. In pre-school...