| Jan 11, 2015
| 4:21 PM
The question of where, or even whether, to build a permanent memorial to the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is about to take center stage, with some victims' families opposed to the idea.
The 12-member Sandy Hook Permanent...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:10 PM
At least two families of victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have filed a lawsuit against the town of Newtown and the school board, alleging lax security on the day 20 first-graders and six adults were shot and killed.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:27 AM
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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Connecticut quintet Kung Fu is a band you want to hear play cascades of notes, all night long. You want them to kick the crap out of their instruments. You also expect to dance.
On Friday, as part of its two-night Holiday Spectacular at Toad's Place...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:15 PM
A community group filed a lawsuit Friday against the village of Niles in an effort to stop a gun shop and range from being built near several schools.
People for a Safer Society, an advocacy group that began in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:19 PM
HARTFORD - A Venezuelan citizen pleaded guilty in Hartford to threatening Thursday in scores of telephone calls he made to people in Newtown after disturbed gunman Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people two years ago, including 20 first graders at Sandy...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normally...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
After the 2012 mass elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Virginia created...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election victory last week marked a defeat for Second Amendment rights activists who – enraged by the sweeping gun control legislation enacted last year – had hoped to punish the governor in the first...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
This year, the village of Niles saw a number of controversies, new developments and some law changes that are poised to affect the village for years to come.
At the beginning of the year, the village was poised to overturn its ban on...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:51 PM
To win next week's election for governor, Republican Tom Foley will have to persuade hundreds of thousands of voters outside his own party that he is the best choice to lead blue state Connecticut.
Like other Republicans who run for office in...