| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The cable, movie and broadcast lobbies are throwing their support behind Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller's proposal for a comprehensive study of videogame and video violence, introduced in the wake of the Newtown massacre in December....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The Sandy Hook Support Fund imbroglio serves as a lesson no town should ever have to learn: how to handle the millions of dollars that flow in from kindhearted people after a mass tragedy.
Well-meaning local leaders are at odds with grieving families of...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If only the state police would release their long-awaited report on the criminal investigation into the Sandy Hook school shooting, questions about "leaks" would become moot.
It has taken state law enforcement officials too long to investigate the Dec....
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Now that Chris Davis is assured the starting spot at first base on the American League All-Star team, another obvious question is lingering.
Will he represent the AL in the Home Run Derby?
Official word is supposed to come Monday, when New York...
| Jun 26, 2013
The sounds of gunshots and screams echoed through the halls of the Somerset County Technology Center Wednesday afternoon.
But the blue-handled guns were fake and the screams came from police officers, trainers and other officials who were...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Walt Disney Elementary school in Mishawaka was once a true “open concept” school. It originally had almost no interior walls, a design thought to encourage collaboration between educators and students.
But like many of these 1970s-era...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 1:35 PM
In posts on gun message boards and gaming chat rooms, a user who authorities believe was Newtown gunman Adam Lanza showed a technical prowess about weapons and computers, a "fetish" for a certain bullet and a near-fixation with correcting Wikipedia...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:04 PM
BRIDGEPORT — A former employee at Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to violating a federal firearms law.
Krystopher DiBella, 25, of West Suffield pleaded guilty to aiding in the improper filling out...
| Jun 20, 2013
For me, following someone on social media is a lot like dating. I like to learn a little about them first before going all the way.
Following. Following is all the way. Sorry if you were expecting something else, but this isn't that kind of column. When...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:06 PM
This week a bipartisan compromise in the U.S. Senate to expand background checks to more gun sales fell short of the filibuster-proof majority that it needed to advance toward passage. Four Democrats joined all but a few Republicans in opposing the...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A bill drafted by the governor’s office would seal certain records of victims of the Dec. 14 Newtown massacre. The bill would require the consent of the families of the victims for release of photos, videos or recordings, as well as death...