| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
While law enforcement officials have released few details of the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre to Connecticut residents, state police and Newtown officers have increased their trips across the country, in some cases sharing graphic details...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:48 AM
ATLANTA (Reuters) - A woman credited with convincing a gunman holed up in an Atlanta-area school to put down his assault rifle and surrender to police says the man was suicidal and preparing to die in a bloodbath before she talked him out of it.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:38 PM
ATLANTA (Reuters) - A 20-year-old man who fired an AK-47 in a suburban Atlanta elementary school has a history of mental illness and once threatened in a Facebook message to kill his brother, according to the suspect's lawyer and family.
A school clerk...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Republican gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley leads incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by 43 percent to 40 percent in the latest Quinnipiac Poll released on Wednesday morning as the two rivals prepare for a rematch.
Foley, a Greenwich millionaire and...
| Aug 18, 2013
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton announced Wednesday that he might seek the Republican nomination for governor if there is enough support … in other words, if he can raise the dough.
Boughton signaled his intention to test the waters by tweeting the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The Coast Community College District chancellor will respond Wednesday to campus safety concerns that faculty voiced earlier this year.
This spring, the academic senates at Orange Coast College and Golden West College passed resolutions hoping to...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:55 PM
She is 46, a teacher, wife, mother — and prisoner in her own home.
In the past two years, she has called Orlando police 39 times, whenever her son has turned violent. At 19, his 250-pound body — with a third-grader's maturity —...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:39 AM
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Rufus Morrow was at work when he got a phone call with the worst news he could imagine: Shots fired at his daughter's elementary school.
He drove "about 90 mph" to Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy where 800 or so...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Roslyn Road Elementary in Barrington is buttoned down about as tightly as a school can be these days, with a video surveillance system, buzzer-equipped doors and a driver's license scanner that checks visitors against a sex offender database.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Residents of Newtown, Conn., have approved spending $750,000 as a first step toward building a new elementary school to replace the one that was the scene of one of the nation’s worst gun attacks on children.
At a town meeting on Wednesday night,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:05 AM
When students in the Los Angeles Unified School District return to school on Tuesday, they'll be met with beefed-up security in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
For the upcoming year, the nation's second-...