| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Supervalu Inc. is selling five of its top supermarket chains — Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market — to an investor group owned by Cerberus Capital Management for $100 million in cash.
Cerberus’ AB Acquisition...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Firearms maker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. said it will buy back an additional $15 million of its stock as gun control talk swirls in the aftermath of the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.
The company said it has already completed a $20-...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is distancing itself from Friday's shooting at a Connecticut elementary school by selling the company that makes one of the weapons purportedly used in the attack.
Cerberus said in a statement Tuesday that...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Groupon Inc. is canceling all its firearm offers a month after the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month in Connecticut.
“All scheduled and current gun-related deals featured on Groupon North America, including shooting...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Several major firearms retailers are rethinking sales strategies for the rifle said to be used in Friday’s massacre in Connecticut.
Cabela’s, an outdoor products retailer, was still offering Bushmaster AR-15 rifles for between $730 and $1,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 8:42 AM
A month after a massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, demand for ammunition is so high that Wal-Mart is limiting sales to keep supply stable.
As of last week, customers nationwide will only be able to purchase three boxes a day from the mega-...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:30 AM
We've made it to the finale already; it seems like the season has gone quickly, but then again, if I have to hear Lisa say "I know what I have to do to win, but it goes against everything I believe in ..." I may stab myself in the ear with an ice pick....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The state Senate and House, after short debates, voted overwhelmingly early Wednesday to approve a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims and some other records in reaction to the Newtown school massacre.
The Senate took up the...
| Feb 17, 2013
Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son.
"Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Los Angeles' top school official on Monday pledged a strong response to the Connecticut shooting that claimed the lives of 20 children and eight adults. Supt. John Deasy said that every individual school safety plan was going to be reviewed, a process...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:22 AM
For parents around the county, the mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary fueled fears about how to ensure the safety of their own children. But for parents like Elizabeth Guzman in Los Angeles, the tragedy affected them in a different way, as they...