| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:29 PM
With terror in her voice, Barbara Halstead begged with police dispatchers for help, ending her 24-second 911 call with the haunting plea of "Sandy Hook School please" as 11 gunshots rang out in the background.
Those shots fired by Adam Lanza were in the...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:17 PM
The 911 calls from Sandy Hook Elementary School to Newtown police on that horrible day have finally been released. They reveal great courage.
These are remarkable tapes that speak to the professionalism of emergency personnel suddenly thrown into a...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Before the name Carrie became synonymous with Manolo Blahniks (in "Sex and the City") and national security (in "Homeland"), there was the telekinetic high school girl who had a meltdown at her prom. When Stephen King published his 1974 novel "Carrie,"...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:36 PM
State investigators should release the full report on the Newtown school shooting if they want to stop details from leaking, to quiet conspiracy theorists and to help the state grapple with the one of the worst crimes in its history.
On Saturday, The...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Investigators who entered Adam Lanza's home after he shot and killed 20 first-graders and six women at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 found his bed neatly made. An armoire held five matching tan-colored shirts with five pairs of khaki pants....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:44 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The firehouse is still there, just as it was on the day of the shooting, except for the 26 bronze stars adorning its roof: one for each victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
The school is still there too, a short...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Another crazed, furious loner shocks the world. This time I'm a little too close to the edge of the chaos.
I gape at the TV in disbelief: I'm supposed to fly out of Los Angeles Airport -- Terminal 3, no less -- that afternoon, but all I see is footage of...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
When President Obama spoke on the campus of DreamWorks Animation last month, his only note of admonishment to Hollywood came when he mentioned gun violence, in which he said that "we have got to make sure we are not glorifying it."
He mentioned that in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:02 PM
If you bundled the attacks all together into one brutal event, it would have been the worst massacre since Adam Lanza walked into an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., last December.
Instead, America's latest criminal tragedy has been doled out in...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Nine months should have been enough time for Connecticut residents to comply with a new law requiring assault weapons to be registered with state police, and large-capacity ammunition magazines to be similarly "declared." The measure, enacted in April...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:28 PM
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission secured a promise Friday from Peter Lanza to turn over at least some of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's treatment records, and heard from two of the foremost autism experts on what the disorder isn't, as...