| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:38 PM
I can't tell you whether to believe assurances from those in power that the deadly Ebola virus will be kept in check, but there's no doubt that panicking can expose you to harm.
Scams related to the Ebola outbreak are spreading and you aren't immune....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, will travel to Connecticut Thursday for one of nine stops on a nationwide tour to push for laws that protect women and families from gun violence.
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Donning the mantle of the nation's scaremonger-in-chief, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared Sunday morning on CNN to weigh in on the latest Ebola news. The nugget he and host Candy Crowley were chewing over was that a healthcare worker who had been...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To the editor: With regard to your article on Newtown, Conn., shooter Adam Lanza and the "years of failure to treat" him before the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the responsibility for that failure lies directly with his mother and her...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
To ask "if only," to play woulda-coulda-shoulda, is a fool's errand, because the past cannot be changed. Yet it is so tempting to indulge this tendency in the case of Adam Lanza, the deeply troubled young man who committed the Newtown massacre nearly...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:45 AM
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten will meet with Newtown teachers Tuesday to discuss how schools have been addressing issues that arose in the wake of the Dec. 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting.
Weingarten and AFT...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
EAST HARTFORD — Sometimes Cara Quinn's sixth grade students at Sunset Ridge School like to call her "crazy."
But they mean it in a good way, that she stands out, said Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman to the sixth- and fifth-graders from Sunset Ridge who...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As a security detail blocked off Marysville-Pilchuck High School, where police on Saturday were investigating the state's latest deadly school shooting, Washington voters were weighing the merits of two opposing gun measures on the November ballot....
| 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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:13 PM
A candidate running for state Representative is a member of a closed Facebook group that claims the Dec. 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in which 20 children and six adults were killed was a hoax.
James McGovern, the Republican challenger...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:47 AM
NEWTOWN - Like last year, Newtown will not hold formal ceremonies to mark the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, town officials said in a statement Tuesday.
"We are so grateful to have the friendship and support of many...