| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:28 PM
1995: A Birth to Three development assessment in New Hampshire indicates that Adam Lanza, then nearly 3 years old, falls "well below expectations in socio-personal development" and that the evaluator could not understand his language. In pre-school...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:36 AM
In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life.
But Adam was angry and anxious, and he didn'...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:27 PM
HARTFORD – Child protection officials have staked out a tall order for themselves – reforming Connecticut's fragmented, inefficient children's mental health system, one that parents say is difficult to navigate and weakest when it comes to...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To the editor: With regard to your article on Newtown, Conn., shooter Adam Lanza and the "years of failure to treat" him before the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the responsibility for that failure lies directly with his mother and her...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:48 PM
T. Jefferson Parker
St. Martin's Press; 276 pages
The day I finished reading T. Jefferson Parker's "Full Measure," the Los Angeles Times published a lengthy story about the psychological state of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:36 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley squared off Thursday in their fourth televised debate, clashing over state employee pensions, taxes, spending and gun control.
In a ballroom at the Connecticut...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
To ask "if only," to play woulda-coulda-shoulda, is a fool's errand, because the past cannot be changed. Yet it is so tempting to indulge this tendency in the case of Adam Lanza, the deeply troubled young man who committed the Newtown massacre nearly...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:06 PM
NEWTOWN — In 2 1/2 hours of conversations with teachers from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said the major concern that emerged is the need to ensure that adequate mental...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:46 PM
An umpire's thumbs up to Mayor Mike's Foundation for Kids, which is quietly providing sports opportunities for more than 1,000 Hartford youngsters. The foundation honors the memory of the late Mike Peters, mayor of Hartford from 1993 to 2001 and an ardent...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in the case of Shew vs. Malloy, a legal challenge to the key provisions of Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control legislation.
The lawsuit, filed by a coalition of state gun...