| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
LITCHFIELD — A troubled 18-year-old woman who allegedly told friends she wanted to shoot students and teachers at Danbury and Stamford high schools and then take her own life, remains jailed on $300,000 bail.
The warrant for the arrest of Natalie...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Some Newtown residents have suggested that the town purchase and tear down the home of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza and turn the property into a park or nature preserve.
For the past few months, the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Piers Morgan wrapped his CNN news show on Friday night after three years on the air with a plea for stricter gun control laws.
Although he spent the majority of the one-hour program discussing missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, the host dedicated...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:02 PM
A year ago this coming Friday, the Connecticut General Assembly passed and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law "An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Child Safety." This bill, which requires owners of semiautomatic rifles defined as assault...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Last March, about 15,000 people jammed the streets of Hartford for the Sandy Hook Run for the Families 5K in memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. It was one of the largest races in the state, rivaling the Manchester Road...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 9:39 AM
The Maryland House gave preliminary approval Saturday to a bill that would make it easier for caregivers to administer medication to patients in mental hospitals against their wishes.
The action clears the way for a final House vote Monday on the...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Several times each year, state money that pays for psychiatric drugs for poor people runs out in Orange County.
In Osceola, where residents face long waits for outpatient help, the mental-health crisis unit is often filled well beyond capacity.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Freedom-of-information advocates Monday praised a legislative committee's new wording of a post-Newtown bill concerning crime victims' privacy, saying that it would drop objectionable restrictions on disclosing copies of 911 emergency call recordings...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
This spring, a group of college students will go about their usual campus routines, but with a voice only they can hear calling them names and making other distracting, disturbing sounds.
In their case, the voice will come from a recording playing...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The teenager who led a deadly January assault at The Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed Wednesday.
In a wide-ranging news...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Peter Lanza, the father of the man who killed 20 children and six educators in an elementary school in Connecticut, wishes his son, Adam, had never been born because the massacre was an act that “couldn't get any more evil.”
In a series of...