| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
MONROE — Police are working to determine who called in a bomb threat to the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe.
Monroe police Lt. Brian H. McCauley said the call was received at 9:39 a.m. and as a precaution, the students were moved from the...
| Sep 21, 2014
HARTFORD – Two nationally prominent governors, New Jersey's Chris Christie and Louisiana's Bobby Jindal, are coming to Connecticut to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, raise money for his campaign, and energize the party...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The State Bond Commission on Wednesday approved another $5 million for the planning and design of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The grant is part of the state's commitment to spend up to $50 million to build a new educational facility for the...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Anxiety, depression, guilt, sleeplessness, marital strife, drug and alcohol abuse — two years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the scope of the psychological damage to children, parents and others is becoming clear, and the need...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:06 PM
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 20, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The National Rifle Association endorsed Republican Larry Hogan for governor Monday, and his opponent wants to make sure every Maryland voter knows it.
While endorsements are usually trumpeted by the campaign receiving them, in this case it was Hogan's...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In the era of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices.
We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:30 PM
More than a half hour before Monday night’s vigil for two Niles North High School students shot inside a vehicle the night before on a tree-lined Skokie street, people began gathering.
Sunday night’s shooting on the 9200 block of Kedvale...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:27 PM
HARTFORD – Child protection officials have staked out a tall order for themselves – reforming Connecticut's fragmented, inefficient children's mental health system, one that parents say is difficult to navigate and weakest when it comes to...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It's not a matter of if, but when and where the next mass shooting will happen: It might take place at another shopping mall, or college campus, or suburban office building, and probably not long from now. Yet, as these disturbing incidents keep appearing...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home.
That would be naive.
There have been two gun-related incidents in my...