| Jun 11, 2015
| 1:00 PM
At a time when Baltimore could desperately use some good news when it comes to the prospects of reducing violence, research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests we may already have taken a key step toward preventing gun...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 2:31 PM
HARTFORD (AP) - Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation announced Thursday they have introduced new federal legislation to encourage other states to develop handgun permitting programs similar to the system currently operating in Connecticut....
| Jun 11, 2015
| 3:04 PM
Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation announced Thursday they have introduced legislation to encourage other states to develop handgun permitting programs similar to the system in Connecticut.
The proposed "Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act"...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
‘The most wanted gun in America” is what the New York Times dubbed the AR-15-style semiautomatic in February 2013. Even though assault weapons — guns originally designed for combat use and rapid fire — constitute only about 1% of...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 3:32 PM
Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe, who was in charge of the department's response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, announced Tuesday night that he intends to retire after nearly 37 years on the force.
In a short letter to the Police...
| May 21, 2015
| 4:29 PM
A state board has ruled that Newtown must pay police Officer Thomas Bean, who hasn't worked since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, long-term disability totaling just more than $380,000.
The State Board of Mediation and Arbitration ruled...
| May 16, 2015
| 2:07 PM
Two Woodbury University graphic design students nabbed top honors in recent design competitions.
Logan Miller, a recent graduate from Woodbury, was honored with a Platinum award from the publication Graphis, the International Journal of Visual...
| May 8, 2015
| 1:41 PM
After Coral Springs Police officers cleared the movie theater of the active threat and gave chase to the gunman, a rescue task force made up of both police officers and firefighters advanced methodically toward the wounded.
In a tight formation, the...
| May 3, 2015
| 2:39 PM
The growing number of children and teens exposed to traumatic events in everyday life has forced the state's crisis intervention teams to respond to a broader range of behavioral and mental health issues, and those teams often serve as a bridge until at-...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 9:54 AM
Following nearly every mass shooting in the U.S., the response of law enforcement and medical personnel is examined, a critical exercise experts say is not intended to place blame but to identify areas that can be improved and ways lives can be saved....
| Apr 22, 2015
| 2:11 PM
Families of 11 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims Wednesday distanced themselves from the upcoming Tim McGraw concert in Hartford and the group that will benefit from the money raised, Sandy Hook Promise.
In a three paragraph statement, the...