| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:01 AM
The state police held a somber ceremony Tuesday at Rentschler Field to honor hundreds of troopers and other law enforcement officers who responded to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown.
"I saw the faces of the men and women coming...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:28 PM
A Los Angeles Unified School District move to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour has thrust the system into the forefront of a national movement and marks another political victory for a powerful labor group — and it's not the teachers union....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:33 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:41 AM
More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday.
The report found most of that...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report.
The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:09 PM
NEW HAVEN - There were still six months of school left, but Newtown High School English teacher Lee Keylock was at a loss. After the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Keylock did not know how to proceed with his students....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The nine agencies getting the $7.3 million in federal funds in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will use the money to pay for school security guards, social workers and to send one student who witnessed his principal's slaying to a...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The Sandy Hook Commission's final report, now expected in December, will touch on school shooter Adam Lanza's mind-set and what might have led to the evil he perpetrated, but the panel's recommendations for change will come from a broader look at the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:14 PM
HARTFORD — A task force studying how well the state treats and supports young adults with mental health issues released its final report on Tuesday, announcing 47 recommendations that together make up what lawmakers and committee members called a...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The Pennsylvania inmate is known in cyberspace as the most litigious man in history.
To his cult following on the Internet, he's a modern comic genius. To the court system, he's a scourge, his unending frivolous lawsuits nothing to laugh about.
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence.
Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...