| Mar 2, 2015
| 2:18 AM
HARTFORD — Home-schooling parents are revolting against recommendations that children with disabilities being taught at home have a special education plan that would need the approval of the local school district.
The proposal was included in a...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 8:37 AM
Parents' rights organizations from across Connecticut, including homeschoolers, contend they would be treated unfairly by some public policy recommendations prompted by the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Believing their parental rights...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:30 PM
As local school districts and public-safety officials move onward with initiatives to prevent violence from reaching classrooms, state lawmakers have announced plans to work with mental health professionals to help children with mental illness in the...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 6:05 PM
Former Braves great Chipper Jones has made 4,006 posts on his Twitter account. But there's one he'd like to take back.
The retired third baseman apologized twice Saturday for a tweet he made a day earlier that questioned the 2012 Sandy Hook (Conn.)...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:22 AM
A construction company has offered to demolish at no cost the Newtown home of the Sandy Hook school shooter, a town official said Tuesday.
Representatives of Manafort Brothers are expected to meet with town officials this week to discuss the details...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:33 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A construction company has offered to demolish at no cost the Newtown home of the Sandy Hook school shooter, a town official said Tuesday.
Representatives of Manafort Brothers are expected to meet with town officials this...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:43 PM
The first battle in the lawsuit brought by the families of some of the victims of the Newtown school shooting will be fought over whether the case will be heard in federal or state court.
The families' lawyers have filed a motion to move the civil...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 10:32 AM
Dec. 14, 2012 was a chilly Friday, nothing out of the ordinary, until news reports started coming from Newtown. That well-off suburban enclave produced so little news that many state residents weren't exactly sure where it was. They know now.
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:10 AM
HARTFORD – Questions lingered after the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission on Friday approved its 256-page report on school security, emergency response, gun-control measures, and mental-health reform arising from the deadliest elementary-school...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 1:57 PM
A mentally ill Venezuelan who used an overseas telephone service to deliver random threats following the Sandy Hook shootings was imprisoned Thursday by a judge who heard emotional but conflicting pleas from the man's mother and a recipient of one of...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 12:38 PM
A Venezuelan man was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison for making threatening phone calls to Newtown residents in the days following the 2012 shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Wilfrido Cardenas Hoffmann pleaded guilty in December,...