| 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 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 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Adam McKay uses Twitter prodigiously -- to engage with fans about "Anchorman 2" or Funny or Die clips, or just to write jokes as he did in his "SNL" days.
"I like Twitter, it's accessible, it's simple, yet you can make it dense. It's political, it's...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:12 PM
With roughly a week left before the City Council election, an anti-gun group in Glendale has received only one response to a survey it sent to candidates earlier this month asking whether they would pledge to oppose any proposed repeal of a gun-show ban...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed a slate of tough gun control measures that would subject gun shops to strict monitoring, including video surveillance of all purchases, in an effort to stem violence in a city beset with an unusually high number...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:41 AM
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...