| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Angered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:15 PM
"Shame on you," two women yelled at senators Wednesday afternoon before they were escorted from the U.S. Capitol.
The Senate deserved the opprobrium.
It had just failed to advance a good amendment, born of bipartisan compromise and supported by more...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The foundation charged with distributing more than $11 million donated after the Sandy Hook massacre is bringing in a former federal judge to help decide how that money will be allocated, two sources familiar with the selection said Thursday.
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:34 PM
On Wednesday, the Senate said no to America. But the American people will not take no for an answer.
The first words I heard when Vice President Joe Biden banged the gavel to end the vote Wednesday on the gun purchasing background check bill were,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:45 AM
I am ashamed to find out that the U.S. Senate has voted to oppose minimal, common-sense gun control legislation ("Defeat leaves gun control backers at a loss for strategy," April 19).
Thankfully, both of our Maryland senators supported these measures,...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:20 PM
— A new Sandy Hook Elementary School building will be built at the site of the existing school, a task force of town leaders decided Friday night.
The school, at a cost of almost $60 million, will take the place of the old building, where a mass...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Toxicology tests show that Adam Lanza had no alcohol or drugs in his body when he shot and killed 20 first-graders and six women at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Dec. 14.
The tests were conducted as part of the autopsy by state Chief...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Governor Dannel P. Malloy will be meeting Wednesday with New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg regarding gun control.
Bloomberg is a national leader in the effort, and he will be discussing with Malloy the comprehensive package that was passed in...
| May 18, 2013
| 12:12 PM
When people think of gun violence, they typically think of a masked robber or a disturbed young man with an assault rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
In truth, the most common victim of fatal gun violence is a distraught man who, alone in a...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:18 PM
The staffs of the state's top prosecutor and the governor's office have been working in secret with General Assembly leaders on legislation to withhold records related to the police investigation into the Dec. 14 Newtown elementary school massacre —...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:38 PM
A secretly drafted bill to block release of photos, tapes of 911 calls and death certificates related to the Dec. 14 Newtown elementary school massacre could be acted on in the General Assembly as early as the end of the week, officials said Wednesday....