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  • Why We Won't Yield To Unconstitutional Gun Law

    Why We Won't Yield To Unconstitutional Gun Law
    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...
  • Sandy Hook Run Will Be Smaller This Year

    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...
  • FOI Advocates Get Initial Win On Crime-Records Bill; Opponents Vow Fight

    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...
  • UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness

    UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness
    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...
  • Legislation pushes involuntary mental health treatment

    Legislation pushes involuntary mental health treatment
    Maryland lawmakers are moving to make it easier to medicate mental hospital patients against their will, while examining the idea of court-ordered therapy for mentally ill people who aren't hospitalized. The legislation is based partly on...
  • Equal measures grief and remorse [Commentary]

    Equal measures grief and remorse [Commentary]
    In all the reporting of the shootings at The Mall in Columbia, one sentence hit me like a punch in the gut. "His mother right now is struggling for a reason to live," said Ellis Cropper of the woman who raised 19-year-old Darion Marcus Aguilar, who shot...
  • Sandy Hook Glass Ad Beyond Insensitive

    How to offend most of Connecticut in one easy lesson: Take a photo from the scene of an unspeakably horrid crime, the murder of 26 women and children, and use it in connection with your product. That's what a school security company did this week when...
  • After the gunfire, shoppers and workers confront emotional toll

    Shafon Robinson found comfort in how well her children seemed to be coping this past week. They had been elsewhere in The Mall in Columbia when the shooter killed two store employees and — in a moment that still haunts her — turned and fired...
  • Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday

    Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday
    HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection. Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...
  • Senate's Top Leader Criticizes Move To Block Public's Access To Crime Records

     Senate's Top Leader Criticizes Move To Block Public's Access To Crime Records
    The leader of the state Senate says he has big problems with a continuing legislative effort to block or significantly restrict citizens' right to obtain law enforcement records, such as recordings of 911 emergency calls that historically have been made...
  • Review: George Strait bids farewell (perhaps) at Staples Center

    Review: George Strait bids farewell (perhaps) at Staples Center
    George Strait presents himself in his music as a man of his word, a paragon of constancy in a world besieged by change. Yet from the moment he appeared onstage Saturday night at Staples Center, the veteran country star seemed to be looking for a way out...