| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:27 AM
Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, alleging security measures at the school weren't adequate.
The wrongful-death lawsuit served on...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:34 PM
HARTFORD – With final edits and approvals, members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission have begun to think about the impact their report on the Newtown school massacre will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who...
| 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...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:47 PM
It's unfortunate to have to get rid of an apparently perfectly good piece of real estate. But the Newtown Legislative Council was right to vote to tear down the home where Sandy Hook School killer Adam Lanza lived.
As one neighbor put it, the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:18 PM
NEWTOWN — Officials in Newtown voted Wednesday night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The vote by the Newtown Legislative Council approved a proposal by the board...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:11 PM
HARTFORD – The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission on Thursday released a draft report on the Dec. 14, 2012, school massacre that brought a state to its knees and spawned tougher gun laws, more police mass-response training, and exposed weaknesses in the...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:14 PM
My wife and I have four children, three of whom are home schooled, which is why an ill-considered proposal by the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission to tighten home-schooling regulations caught our attention. If Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has any sense, it's one...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:21 AM
Two years after Connecticut passed one of the nation's toughest gun-control laws, advocates are pushing for a new bill that would allow the removal of guns and ammunition from a person subject to a temporary restraining order, without a hearing by a...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normally...