| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election victory last week marked a defeat for Second Amendment rights activists who – enraged by the sweeping gun control legislation enacted last year – had hoped to punish the governor in the first...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In an effort to head off school shootings and other tragedies, Orange County Public Schools has taken the first step toward creating its own intelligence-gathering police force.
The district already has hired four seasoned former law-enforcement...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Inside Fox News, the project had a codename: Gatewood, after a U.S. army commander who helped capture Geronimo in 1886.
It's also the word believed to be used to confirm go-ahead with the final step of a plan to kill terrorist Osama bin Laden in 2011,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Connecticut Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey reportedly said some Democrats, particularly freshmen, lost seats in the General Assembly because they voted yes on the 2013 gun safety reform bill. Speaker Sharkey's assessment of the political risk of...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:02 AM
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...
| 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 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...