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  • Chipper Jones apologizes for 'irresponsible' tweet

    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.)...
  • Involuntary Mental Health Treatment No Fix

    Involuntary Mental Health Treatment No Fix
    In light of what's been discovered about Adam Lanza, the shooter in the Newtown tragedy, the desire to "fix" Connecticut's mental health system, including use of involuntary outpatient commitments, is understandable. But, as someone who was forcibly...
  • Proposal: Take Away Guns From People Subject To Temporary Restraining Orders

    Two years after Connecticut passed one of the nation's toughest gun-control laws, advocates are pushing for a new bill that would allow the removal of guns and ammunition from a person subject to a temporary restraining order, without a hearing by a...
  • Sandy Hook report avoids naming killer, omits his mother from victims list

    Sandy Hook report avoids naming killer, omits his mother from victims list
    With final edits and approvals, members of a commission writing a report on the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have begun to think about the impact their work will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who might read the...
  • Newtown to demolish home of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza

    Newtown to demolish home of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza
    Officials in Newtown, Conn., voted Wednesday to demolish the home that Nancy Lanza shared with her son, Adam, before he killed 20 first-graders and six adults in a 2012 shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The 12-member Newtown...
  • 26 victims or 27? Newtown panel debates how to acknowledge shooter's mother in report

    A Connecticut panel developing a report on the Newtown massacre debated Friday whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter's mother, a woman who has been faulted for contributing to the tragedy by fostering her son's...
  • Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February

    Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February
    HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission's report on expanding police response, the role of high-capacity weaponry, school security, and mental health will be submitted to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in February, panel chairman Scott Jackson said...
  • Sandy Hook Panel Nears Final Report, Decides To List 26 Victims

    HARTFORD – With final edits and approvals, members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission have begun to think about the impact their report on the Newtown school massacre will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who...
  • Hospital Or Jail -- Connecticut Mental Illness Care Lacking

    Hospital Or Jail -- Connecticut Mental Illness Care Lacking
    As someone who was involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment seven times in four years and served six years at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, I know every angle of commitment. The times I was taken to the hospital were like kidnappings;...
  • Raze The House Where Mass Killer Lanza Lived

    Raze The House Where Mass Killer Lanza Lived
    It's unfortunate to have to get rid of an apparently perfectly good piece of real estate. But the Newtown Legislative Council was right to vote to tear down the home where Sandy Hook School killer Adam Lanza lived. As one neighbor put it, the...
  • Newtown Votes To Raze Lanza Home

    Newtown Votes To Raze Lanza Home
    NEWTOWN — Officials in Newtown voted Wednesday night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The vote by the Newtown Legislative Council approved a proposal by the board...