| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normally...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The State Bond Commission on Wednesday approved another $5 million for the planning and design of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The grant is part of the state's commitment to spend up to $50 million to build a new educational facility for the...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:21 PM
BRIDGEPORT — Faithful Democratic supporters packed the Bridgeport Central High School gymnasium two days before Election Day to listen to President Barack Obama deliver a rousing campaign speech for a Democratic governor who has been among his...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:56 AM
What would Connecticut look like under Republican challenger Tom Foley? Or with incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy winning a second term on Tuesday? The race for governor offers some clear choices for voters on issues critical to the state....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Another family of a child killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a notice in probate court Tuesday that it plans to make a wrongful death claim.
The family of James Mattioli was the latest to open an estate, bringing to 11 the number of families of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:06 PM
NEWTOWN — In 2 1/2 hours of conversations with teachers from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said the major concern that emerged is the need to ensure that adequate mental...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:19 PM
HARTFORD - A Venezuelan citizen pleaded guilty in Hartford to threatening Thursday in scores of telephone calls he made to people in Newtown after disturbed gunman Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people two years ago, including 20 first graders at Sandy...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Parents who lost children two years ago at Newtown's Sandy Hook Elementary School have made a strong case for establishing protocols to deal with such an event.
Every sensible person hopes there will never be another tragedy like Sandy Hook. But there...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:47 AM
NEWTOWN - Like last year, Newtown will not hold formal ceremonies to mark the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, town officials said in a statement Tuesday.
"We are so grateful to have the friendship and support of many...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:23 PM
The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut – and it landed in the state House of Representatives.
The Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday night and now have their highest total since 1994 – the year that Newt...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election victory last week marked a defeat for Second Amendment rights activists who – enraged by the sweeping gun control legislation enacted last year – had hoped to punish the governor in the first...