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  • New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities

    New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities
    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,...
  • Serious Lapses, Fatal Mistakes: A Timeline

    Serious Lapses, Fatal Mistakes: A Timeline
    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...
  • Connecticut approves $5 million for new Sandy Hook school

    Connecticut approves $5 million for new Sandy Hook school
    Connecticut's bond commission Wednesday approved $5 million in funding to cover design costs for a new elementary school in Newtown, after the original was torn down following one of America's worst mass shootings there in 2012. The money is part of a...
  • Therapists missed Newtown gunman's rage as a teenager: report

    Therapists missed Newtown gunman's rage as a teenager: report
    The extent of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza's growing rage, isolation and delusions when he was a teenager were apparently overlooked by his mother, psychiatrists and counselors, according to a report expected to be issued next month. The report...
  • Sandy Hook Commission Plans Public Hearing In Newtown

    The state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission plans to hold a public hearing in Newtown to give residents a last chance to address the panel before it completes a report on issues related to the 2012 school shooting. At a short meeting Friday, several...
  • Cabela's Rejects Army Vet's Handgun Application

    Cabela's Rejects Army Vet's Handgun Application
    A man walks into Cabela's in East Hartford to purchase a handgun, fills out a computerized transaction form, makes a mistake and leaves minutes later — without a handgun. "They will still sell me shoes or jerky, but I've been advised to stay out...
  • Draft Report: Newtown Schools Lacked Full Picture Of Lanza's Mental Health

    Draft Report: Newtown Schools Lacked Full Picture Of Lanza's Mental Health
    Newtown school officials appear to have had an incomplete mental health history of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza before he entered high school, according to a draft of a soon-to-be-released report by the state Office of the Child Advocate. The Courant...
  • Why don't we have an Ebola 'czar,' Sen. McCain? Because of the NRA

    Why don't we have an Ebola 'czar,' Sen. McCain? Because of the NRA
    Donning the mantle of the nation's scaremonger-in-chief, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared Sunday morning on CNN to weigh in on the latest Ebola news. The nugget he and host Candy Crowley were chewing over was that a healthcare worker who had been...
  • Foley And Malloy Clash In Acerbic Debate

    Foley And Malloy Clash In Acerbic Debate
    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...
  • State Targets Fragmented Child Mental-Health System

    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...
  • Sandy Hook Panel Focusing On Guns, School Safety, Mental Health

    Sandy Hook Panel Focusing On Guns, School Safety, Mental Health
    The Sandy Hook Commission's final report, now expected in December, will touch on school shooter Adam Lanza's mind-set and what might have led to the evil he perpetrated, but the panel's recommendations for change will come from a broader look at the...