| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As a security detail blocked off Marysville-Pilchuck High School, where police on Saturday were investigating the state's latest deadly school shooting, Washington voters were weighing the merits of two opposing gun measures on the November ballot....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Outside spending in the gubernatorial race has exceeded $10 million as special interest groups look to sway the outcome of the Nov. 4. election.
Republican challenger Tom Foley is running for the second time against Democratic Governor Dannel P. Malloy,...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:15 PM
A community group filed a lawsuit Friday against the village of Niles in an effort to stop a gun shop and range from being built near several schools.
People for a Safer Society, an advocacy group that began in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:38 PM
I can't tell you whether to believe assurances from those in power that the deadly Ebola virus will be kept in check, but there's no doubt that panicking can expose you to harm.
Scams related to the Ebola outbreak are spreading and you aren't immune....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, will travel to Connecticut Thursday for one of nine stops on a nationwide tour to push for laws that protect women and families from gun violence.
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Donning the mantle of the nation's scaremonger-in-chief, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared Sunday morning on CNN to weigh in on the latest Ebola news. The nugget he and host Candy Crowley were chewing over was that a healthcare worker who had been...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
EAST HARTFORD — Sometimes Cara Quinn's sixth grade students at Sunset Ridge School like to call her "crazy."
But they mean it in a good way, that she stands out, said Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman to the sixth- and fifth-graders from Sunset Ridge who...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In 2013, I retired as the Commander of the Maryland State Police Licensing Division. Before that, I ran the Maryland State Police Firearms Enforcement Section and the Gang Enforcement Unit. I was also a homicide investigator, drug investigator and...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Of the 20 work days in June 2013 the state's commissioner of insurance spent 17 away from his desk — far away.
Thomas B. Leonardi's schedule that month included trips to Washington, D.C., Rome, Zurich and Seoul. That month's globe-hopping...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Comedy isn't the genre that springs to mind when one thinks of school shootings. But that is the unusual — and not insensitive route — Victor Kaufold, a fledgling 19-year-old playwright, took in responding to the tragedy that has come to be...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:53 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday turned over the deed to 34.5 acres of state land in Newtown to a foundation that will use it for animal sanctuary honoring a victim in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Legislation passed in June...