| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
If you read the top news headlines online the day after a government contractor shot and killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, you had to scroll down before you hit a story about the event.
Thirteen dead, including the gunman, making it one of...
| 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....
| May 22, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Newtown town clerk Debbie Aurelia is not just disregarding state law and years of tradition in withholding death certificates regarding the Dec. 14 Newtown massacre. In this ultimate act of arrogance, she is declaring that she knows best — she is...
| May 24, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Could Adam Lanza's presumed mental illness have been diagnosed and effective treatment given in time to head off his murderous rampage last Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown?
Perhaps. Had a wider, deeper network of mental health...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Teenager Kendall Reitz set out to become an advocate for improved mental illness awareness in the aftermath of last year's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., when a disturbed 20-year-old named Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children...