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  • O'Malley, Brown are kidding themselves with the 2013 Firearms Safety Act [Letter]

    O'Malley, Brown are kidding themselves with the 2013 Firearms Safety Act [Letter]
    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...
  • Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe

    Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe
    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...
  • National Gun Groups Start Spending In Governor's Race

    National Gun Groups Start Spending In Governor's Race
    National groups on both sides of the gun control issue have been pouring money into Connecticut this year, hoping to influence the outcome of the first statewide elections since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the firearms...
  • Gun Groups Spend Over $130K Preparing For Battle In Connecticut

    Gun Groups Spend Over $130K Preparing For Battle In Connecticut
    National groups on both sides of the gun control issue have been pouring money into Connecticut this year, hoping to influence the outcome of the first statewide elections since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the firearms...
  • 'The Why' revival at Blank Theatre sparks fresh questions

     'The Why' revival at Blank Theatre sparks fresh questions
    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...
  • CREC Renames School In Honor of Sandy Hook Victim

    CREC Renames School In Honor of Sandy Hook Victim
    The Capitol Region Education Council has renamed one of its magnet schools in honor of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, a former Hartford resident who was among the young victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts...
  • Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim

    Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim
    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...
  • Enfield Hosting Security Expert, Holding Public Hearing On Armed Guards Thursday

    ENFIELD – The town council and the board of education will host national security expert Michael Dorn Thursday night. Dorn will speak before a public hearing on the town's school security officer program. Dorn visited Enfield last year to...
  • McKinney Over Foley In Republican Primary For Governor

    McKinney Over Foley In Republican Primary For Governor
    After the Newtown massacre of Dec. 14, 2012, the state's Democratic governor and legislative leaders began work on a major gun safety bill. Republican state Sen. John McKinney, whose district includes Newtown, had to make a decision. He could oppose the...
  • Girl's death a turning point -- but only if outrage leads to action

    Girl's death a turning point -- but only if outrage leads to action
    The phrase came fast after the death of Shamiya Adams: turning point. A sweet 11-year-old child at a sleepover making s'mores with friends. A stray bullet fired from the violence-plagued streets of Chicago's West Side. An innocent snuffed out in an...
  • Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court

    Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court
    Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings. Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the...