| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The families of several victims killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the gun Adam Lanza used to kill 26 people, 20 of them children, according to a law firm representing...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Parents of almost half the young children killed by a gunman at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, two years ago on Sunday have taken initial steps toward filing lawsuits tied to one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:58 AM
At a recent meeting of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, the mother of one of the 20 children killed two years ago said trying to get help has been at best confusing, and at worst impossible, for many families.
"It is absolutely...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The depressing irony on Connecticut's sad anniversary is that the post-Newtown era is seeing increasing support for gun rights. Is this the waning of the Newtown effect?
For the first time in two decades, there is — tragically — more support...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Another family of a child killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a notice in probate court Tuesday that it plans to make a wrongful death claim.
The family of James Mattioli was the latest to open an estate, bringing to 11 the number of families of...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...