| 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...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 9:35 AM
HARTFORD -- A proposed federal law named after one of the children murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School will help teachers provide social and emotional support to their students.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Monday at a press...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 12:52 PM
Peter Langman, an Allentown psychologist, author and creator of schoolshooters.info, an online collection of documents related to school shooters, is an expert on the psychological causes of school shootings and has educated teachers, law enforcement...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Mental health experts say that it was aggression — not just depression — that would have driven 27-year-old Andreas Lubitz to deliberately crash a Germanwings airliner into a mountainside, the copilot breathing evenly as passengers screamed...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 8:03 AM
Demolition workers have torn down the Newtown, Conn., home where gunman Adam Lanza planned the school massacre that killed 26 people, including 20 children, two years ago, part of a town effort to recover by erasing all traces of the killer.
| Mar 25, 2015
| 6:42 AM
The Connecticut home of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been demolished, Newtown officials said Tuesday.
The 2-acre lot where the 3,100-square-foot house once stood in a leafy, suburban neighborhood will be...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 2:10 PM
NEWTOWN — The home of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been demolished, town officials said Tuesday.
The two-acre lot where the 3,100-square-foot house once stood in a leafy, suburban neighborhood will...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Often when a clerk forgets to file paperwork, what's at risk are inconveniences such as the lights going dark, a missed deadline, or a sharp-tongued telephone call about the tardy mortgage.
Unless the filing failure occurred in the office charged with...