| Mar 14, 2015
| 6:51 AM
The families of eight victims killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 have filed lawsuits against the estate of Nancy Lanza, alleging that she carelessly allowed her son access to the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle that he used in the massacre.
| Mar 13, 2015
| 5:02 PM
The families of nine people killed in the Newtown elementary school shooting have filed lawsuits against the estate of the gunman's mother.
The lawsuits contend Nancy Lanza failed to properly secure her legally owned Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, which her...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:07 PM
For nearly two years, the names of 1,100 severely mentally ill people in Orange County, prohibited by law from buying guns, sat in court files in the Orange County Clerk of Courts Office but were not forwarded to a state and federal registry, meaning...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Some things have changed since that awful day two years ago when a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and killed 20 first-graders and six employees.
The school, which sat on a two-lane road up from the fire station, has...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:43 AM
ENFIELD — As the town's two-year school security officer program reaches its sunset this June, town and school officials are attempting to gauge its success as they decide whether to keep the program going.
The town held four public comment...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:47 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy pledged Friday that recommendations from a commission convened in response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting would guide future policy decisions.
"This is not about who, what, when, where things...
| Mar 13, 2015
A Glencoe parent group led by a North Shore executive has placed a referendum on the April 7 ballot asking voters if they support hiring a law enforcement officer at the middle school, whose salary would be paid for with private funds.
| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:54 PM
In his long and sometimes stormy career as a journalist and cable-news pundit, Bill O'Reilly has occasionally mentioned his exploits in conflict zones around the world. "I've been there," he once said. "That's really what separates me from most of these...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:33 PM
When Connecticut reeled from the news that a madman had attacked and slaughtered children and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Dec. 14, 2012, State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance rose to the occasion.
The longtime department spokesman...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:46 AM
Opening statements in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be held next week, a court official announced Wednesday after the judge qualified enough prospective jurors to move on to the final stage of jury selection.
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:52 PM
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly defended himself Wednesday night against a new charge that he misrepresented his record as a war correspondent, this time during the civil war in El Salvador.
Media Matters, a nonprofit organization that monitors...