| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The General Assembly should reject the recommendations adopted last week by the Task Force on Victim Privacy and the Public's Right to Know.
If the legislature adopts the recommendations of this panel, of which I was a member, it will make it easier for...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook school shooting, state lawmakers approved legislation that bars the public release of crime scene photos and other documents that could be viewed as an invasion of the victim's privacy. The legislation also created a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:22 PM
By the middle of last week, just four days after the shooting at The Mall in Columbia that left three people dead, some in TV news wanted to move on.
This was especially true at NBC, which was the first and most powerful voice to say that the killing of...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday to discuss possible fencing at Roy O. Andersen Elementary.
The board most recently discussed the issue in November when it approved fencing at Adams and Victoria...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Three days after the nation marked the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Justice Department officials announced a $1.5-million grant to help reimburse organizations that provided relief efforts to victims.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:25 PM
A story recently ran that in Great Britain, news outlets had to reassure readers and viewers that their news coverage of NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s response to the Newtown shooting tragedy was not a spoof.
That we here in...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
The TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival is underway in multiple venues and, as they say on TV, we've got team coverage of everything from the marquee attractions at the Chicago Theatre to the late-night, semi-secret performances that insiders...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Real-life violence is taking a toll on kids' overall outlook, a new MTV study says.
More than one-third of kids ages 14 to 17 say they "plot out escape plans when in public places, because of events like Sandy Hook," last year's elementary school...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:20 AM
You can satisfy your musical theater jones, your jazz itch and your pop-idol crush all with one concert this week: Harry Connick Jr. is performing 8 p.m. June 22 at Simsbury Meadows (22 Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury). Connick's a skilled pianist who...
| 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...
| 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...