| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:25 PM
A story recently ran that in Great Britain, news outlets had to reassure readers and viewers that their news coverage of NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s response to the Newtown shooting tragedy was not a spoof.
That we here in...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
The TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival is underway in multiple venues and, as they say on TV, we've got team coverage of everything from the marquee attractions at the Chicago Theatre to the late-night, semi-secret performances that insiders...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Real-life violence is taking a toll on kids' overall outlook, a new MTV study says.
More than one-third of kids ages 14 to 17 say they "plot out escape plans when in public places, because of events like Sandy Hook," last year's elementary school...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:20 AM
You can satisfy your musical theater jones, your jazz itch and your pop-idol crush all with one concert this week: Harry Connick Jr. is performing 8 p.m. June 22 at Simsbury Meadows (22 Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury). Connick's a skilled pianist who...
| Jun 20, 2013
For me, following someone on social media is a lot like dating. I like to learn a little about them first before going all the way.
Following. Following is all the way. Sorry if you were expecting something else, but this isn't that kind of column. When...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:04 PM
BRIDGEPORT — A former employee at Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to violating a federal firearms law.
Krystopher DiBella, 25, of West Suffield pleaded guilty to aiding in the improper filling out...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Sandy Hook Elementary School students returned to classes Thursday in Monroe.
Students, teachers and staff are "going back to business as usual," said Monroe Police Lt. Keith White Thursday.
Students were excited as they entered their new school...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 3:27 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- the rush to buy guns and ammunition that started the day after a Connecticut school shooting is still going strong. Local guns dealers said the surge in firearms sales started Dec. 15, the day after the school massacre in Connecticut....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The names and addresses of about 170,000 handgun permit holders in Connecticut, now kept confidential by law, could be made public under a proposed bill that pits gun owners against would-be reformers in the aftermath of the Dec. 14 Newtown school...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Thurston Middle School named a 'school to watch'
Thurston Middle School was named one of 12 "Schools to Watch" in the state, the state schools chief said Thursday.
State Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Thurston as a newly...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:41 PM
The December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown was a national tragedy in which we all share. After such horrid events, it is natural to want do something, anything, to assert a sense of control over the uncontrollable. Unfortunately,...