| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Newtown did not change everything in Connecticut public life. The slaughter of 26 innocents at the Sandy Hook School has not caused Democratic and Working Families Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to shed his expensive addiction to corporate welfare. Last week,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Un niño de 8 años de edad, de Louisiana intencionalmente disparó y mató a su anciana cuidadora después de jugar un videojuego violento, informó CNN esta mañana.
Marie Smothers fue declarada muerta en la escena con una herida de bala en la cabeza en...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:31 PM
With the nation still reeling from another mass shooting, Starbucks has made it clear that customers should enjoy their beverages unarmed.
Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz has issued a public letter "respectfully requesting" customers to...
| 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 2, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Connecticut is poised to pass the toughest gun laws in the country. Legislative leaders announced Monday that they’d reached bipartisan agreement, and the governor is expected to sign the bill if it passes. Will it make a difference? Will it stop...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:38 PM
At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won."
That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:47 PM
A gun shop in East Windsor, which sold the weapon used in the Newtown school massacre, has lost its federal license to sell guns.
ATF agents raided the Riverview Gun Sales shop a few days after the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Nancy...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Connecticut General Assembly defied the cynics this week, passing the strongest and most comprehensive gun safety law in the country. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who on Dec. 14 personally told the parents of 20 Sandy Hook Elementary School children that...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
HARTFORD — Flanked by family members of Newtown massacre victims and the legislative leaders who spent months trying to respond to their tragedy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a sweeping gun-control bill Thursday whose big provisions — such...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Nancy Lanza, the mother of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza, had nearly $60,000 in bank accounts and a will dating to 1994 that left her estate to Adam and his brother, Ryan Lanza.
The five-page will, originally signed in November 1994 when Nancy Lanza and...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:05 AM
You can’t hide from what happened. You can’t pretend it’s over, because it will never be over. All you can do is try to understand.
Courant reporters Alaine Griffin, Josh Kovner and Matthew Kauffman, along with a crew from the PBS...