| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings.
Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:33 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:41 AM
More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday.
The report found most of that...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:26 PM
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Maryland's new ban on assault rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, handing at least a temporary victory to state officials who say the measures could ward off mass shootings.
A collection of gun...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Great news that a few brave souls are demanding repeal of Senate Bill 1160, Connecticut's gun control legislation passed in the wake of the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:20 AM
The distribution of donations made to Newtown following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was so problematic that it has likely left "a permanent fracture in the community," First Selectwoman Pat Llodra said Friday.
Llodra and Superintendent...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Buried in the thousands of pages of police reports released Friday into the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details about Adam Lanza's mental health and his treatment have emerged, revealing that he was seen at the Yale Child Study Center in...
| Dec 27, 2013
After the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy in December 2012, the Connecticut Parent Teacher Association asked for handmade snowflakes from the community that would adorn the school and create a "winter wonderland" for returning students. The PTA's request...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Foot-dragging by the state police is unnecessarily impeding the progress of the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission.
The commission faces a March deadline to come up with recommendations in response to the massacre at the Newtown elementary school...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Open government — a democratic idea hopefully still prized in Connecticut — has taken a devastating hit here in the past three years.
Government accountability has been threatened by the powerful, shaking the public's trust.
A top item in...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:31 AM
NEW YORK -- Connecticut state police plan Friday to release a trove of information from the investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre last December, perhaps shedding more light on the gunman's mental condition and his reason for...