| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Confronted with tragedy, we reach for objects that might steady us, tangible reminders of a loved one we've lost, the consoling beauty of a flower or an angel's face, an old shirt with a familiar scent, a stuffed bear's soft and fuzzy comfort.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Almost two years after talks first began about bolstering security, the safety upgrades at the Easton Area School District's schools are still in the works.
Last week was the first day of classes, but the new security measures – including...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The Connecticut Bar Association, the state's biggest — and normally staid — organization of lawyers has been split by a post-Newtown disagreement over applying its considerable clout to defending Connecticut's new, toughest-in-the-nation gun...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:43 PM
A Connecticut Bar Association referendum on whether to join a legal defense of the state's new gun control law was so close — a mere five votes apart — that the association's president ruled it a tie Wednesday and decided that the group will...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday.
Introducing himself as...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Great news that a few brave souls are demanding repeal of Senate Bill 1160, Connecticut's gun control legislation passed in the wake of the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:41 AM
More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday.
The report found most of that...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:26 PM
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Maryland's new ban on assault rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, handing at least a temporary victory to state officials who say the measures could ward off mass shootings.
A collection of gun...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings.
Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Dylan Hockley was a mischievous 6-year-old boy who loved chocolate, Superman and playing with his older brother.
After he was gunned down Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., his mother, Nicole Hockley, made it her mission...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:24 AM
We can do better.
Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...