| 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 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 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 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 2, 2015
| 2:18 AM
HARTFORD — Home-schooling parents are revolting against recommendations that children with disabilities being taught at home have a special education plan that would need the approval of the local school district.
The proposal was included in a...
| 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 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...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:30 PM
As local school districts and public-safety officials move onward with initiatives to prevent violence from reaching classrooms, state lawmakers have announced plans to work with mental health professionals to help children with mental illness in the...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:33 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A construction company has offered to demolish at no cost the Newtown home of the Sandy Hook school shooter, a town official said Tuesday.
Representatives of Manafort Brothers are expected to meet with town officials this...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 2:26 PM
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they have indicted a Tennessee man for stealing money from a charity he established to support school safety and victims of violence in the days following the shooting deaths of 26 children and adults at the Sandy Hook...