| Jun 23, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The murders of nine African-American churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., last week raises the same difficult question that the Newtown school massacre of 2012 posed in Connecticut: Is it possible to stop a lone-wolf killer?
From what is known about 21-...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 12:48 PM
Two summer work projects are expected to improve campus security in Barrington School District 220, said Tom Campagna, district director of buildings and grounds.
He said transparent film will cover door windows and adjacent windows at the entrances and...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 9:00 PM
If you are not an African American, imagine for a moment that you are. As John Lennon said, it is easy if you try. You have seen racially charged killings, some by police officers, in several cities. Now nine black people are killed in a historic...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 8:34 AM
The biggest challenge for those seeking to regulate firearms isn't the gulf between robust public support and anemic legislative support for background checks. It's not the National Rifle Association's lobbying machine or the hypocrisy of lawmakers who...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 3:32 PM
Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe, who was in charge of the department's response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, announced Tuesday night that he intends to retire after nearly 37 years on the force.
In a short letter to the Police...
| May 21, 2015
| 4:29 PM
A state board has ruled that Newtown must pay police Officer Thomas Bean, who hasn't worked since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, long-term disability totaling just more than $380,000.
The State Board of Mediation and Arbitration ruled...
| May 13, 2015
| 5:50 PM
HARTFORD — State police must make available to the public personal documents seized from Adam Lanza's house during the course of the investigation into the 2012 killings of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the state's...
| May 13, 2015
| 2:24 AM
Dawn Hochsprung's dream of becoming a school superintendent ended inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School when she confronted a gunman who killed her and 25 others.
On Saturday, nearly 29 months after her death, she will be awarded the doctorate...
| May 6, 2015
| 12:53 PM
Health clinics at Maple Street School and Rockville High School will re-open, after the Vernon Town Council unanimously approved a lease agreement with First Choice Health Clinics at its meeting on May 5.
The clinics had opened last year, for about a...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 3:48 PM
The New England Society of News Editors honored Courant staff writer Alaine Griffin as its Master Reporter of the Year at a ceremony Thursday evening in Dedham, Mass. The award recognizes a reporter's work over the course of 10 years.
| Apr 22, 2015
| 2:11 PM
Families of 11 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims Wednesday distanced themselves from the upcoming Tim McGraw concert in Hartford and the group that will benefit from the money raised, Sandy Hook Promise.
In a three paragraph statement, the...