| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:30 PM
As local school districts and public-safety officials move onward with initiatives to prevent violence from reaching classrooms, state lawmakers have announced plans to work with mental health professionals to help children with mental illness in the...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:33 PM
In light of what's been discovered about Adam Lanza, the shooter in the Newtown tragedy, the desire to "fix" Connecticut's mental health system, including use of involuntary outpatient commitments, is understandable.
But, as someone who was forcibly...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:33 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A construction company has offered to demolish at no cost the Newtown home of the Sandy Hook school shooter, a town official said Tuesday.
Representatives of Manafort Brothers are expected to meet with town officials this...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:43 PM
The first battle in the lawsuit brought by the families of some of the victims of the Newtown school shooting will be fought over whether the case will be heard in federal or state court.
The families' lawyers have filed a motion to move the civil...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 10:32 AM
Dec. 14, 2012 was a chilly Friday, nothing out of the ordinary, until news reports started coming from Newtown. That well-off suburban enclave produced so little news that many state residents weren't exactly sure where it was. They know now.
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:10 AM
HARTFORD – Questions lingered after the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission on Friday approved its 256-page report on school security, emergency response, gun-control measures, and mental-health reform arising from the deadliest elementary-school...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 1:57 PM
A mentally ill Venezuelan who used an overseas telephone service to deliver random threats following the Sandy Hook shootings was imprisoned Thursday by a judge who heard emotional but conflicting pleas from the man's mother and a recipient of one of...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:27 PM
In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that they said could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life.
But Adam was angry and anxious,...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The town of Newtown will acquire the home where Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza lived and killed his mother.
The town's legislative council voted Wednesday to take ownership of the property at 36 Yogananda St., which is assessed at $360,...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The bank that took control of the house where Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza lived burned all the items left in the house to ensure that no one could sell them as murder memorabilia.
"There is nothing left but the light fixtures; we...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:54 AM
There have been 95 shootings on K-12 and college campuses — an average of nearly one every week — in the two years since the deadly attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., according to a new analysis by two anti-gun...