| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Forgive the cynicism, but really, who cares why Army Spec. Ivan Lopez took a gun and killed three people and wounded 16 others at Ft. Hood, Texas, on Wednesday?
Thursday’s stories were filled with details about Lopez and his rampage: He was...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:10 PM
KILLEEN, Texas - Four people were dead, including a gunman, and at least 11 others were wounded in a shooting at Ft. Hood, officials said Wednesday. The base was locked down for about four hours, until a siren sounded shortly before 9 p.m. to end the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Some residents of Newtown, Conn., where 20 first-graders and six adults were gunned down at an elementary school in December 2012, want the shooter's family home demolished and replaced by a park, according to a survey.
The survey by the Newtown-Sandy...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:52 PM
All Tricia and Bill Lammers wanted was to get their son, Blaec, help to deal with his mental illness. Tricia went so far as to call police in 2012 and tell them her son had just purchased an AR-15 and another semi-automatic weapon.
It was Blaec who told...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has the talent to write an informed, insightful narrative of Adam Lanza's descent into madness and make recommendations that just might stop another massacre of children.
Tragically, the narrow...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Peter Lanza, the father of the man who killed 20 children and six educators in an elementary school in Connecticut, wishes his son, Adam, had never been born because the massacre was an act that “couldn't get any more evil.”
In a series of...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:40 PM
On Dec. 14, 2012, a national tragedy intersected with my personal one. When 20-year-old Adam Lanza went to Sandy Hook Elementary school with a gun, my 13-year-old son was in an acute care psychiatric hospital, again. My arms were still purple with bruises...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
What's your line in the sand?
When do you finally say, "Enough," decide to sell your house, pack up your things and move your life to another state that offers more freedom and liberty?
For me and my family, the straw that broke the camel's back was...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:18 AM
How to offend most of Connecticut in one easy lesson: Take a photo from the scene of an unspeakably horrid crime, the murder of 26 women and children, and use it in connection with your product.
That's what a school security company did this week when...
| 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 21, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Since the Sandy Hook tragedy, there have been about two dozen incidents across the United States involving firearms discharged at elementary, middle and high schools.
It's time to get a handle on gun use in schools and a get-tough law passed in Texas,...