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  • Gun Groups Spend Over $130K Preparing For Battle In Connecticut

    Gun Groups Spend Over $130K Preparing For Battle In Connecticut
    National groups on both sides of the gun control issue have been pouring money into Connecticut this year, hoping to influence the outcome of the first statewide elections since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the firearms...
  • Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim

    Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday turned over the deed to 34.5 acres of state land in Newtown to a foundation that will use it for animal sanctuary honoring a victim in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Legislation passed in June...
  • Hundreds Gather For Sandy Hook Playground Dedication

    Hundreds Gather For Sandy Hook Playground Dedication
    WATERTOWN – Hundreds gathered Sunday afternoon to honor the late Sandy Hook Principal Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at a newly built playground in Veteran's Memorial Park. Hochsprung, described by daughter Erica Lafferty...
  • State Targets Fragmented Child Mental-Health System

    HARTFORD – Child protection officials have staked out a tall order for themselves – reforming Connecticut's fragmented, inefficient children's mental health system, one that parents say is difficult to navigate and weakest when it comes to...
  • CDC Grant To Help State Collect Data On Homicides, Suicides; Aimed At Prevention

    HARTFORD — A new five-year, $925,000 federal grant will be used to collect masses of data from Connecticut law enforcement, hospitals, crime labs and other sources in an effort to predict and prevent violent homicides and suicides. The grant from...
  • Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of Sandy Hook School

    Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of Sandy Hook School
    MONROE — Police are working to determine who called in a bomb threat to the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe. Monroe police Lt. Brian H. McCauley said the call was received at 9:39 a.m. and as a precaution, the students were moved from the...
  • Mass shootings more than double in recent years: FBI report

    Mass shootings more than double in recent years: FBI report
    Mass shootings have occurred in the United States with increasing frequency over the past 14 years, with 486 people killed in 160 incidents, according to an FBI analysis released on Wednesday. There were an average of 16.4 active-shooter incidents...
  • Mass shootings in U.S. have tripled in recent years, FBI says

    Mass shootings in U.S. have tripled in recent years, FBI says
    The number of sudden mass shootings in the United States has nearly tripled in recent years, the FBI said Wednesday, prompting the bureau to expand its work with state and local officials to identify potential gunmen before they attack. In a study of...
  • Newtown Plans No Ceremony For Sandy Hook Shooting Anniversary

    Newtown Plans No Ceremony For Sandy Hook Shooting Anniversary
    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...
  • Five Things To Know About How Malloy, Foley Will Govern Connecticut

    Five Things To Know About How Malloy, Foley Will Govern Connecticut
    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....
  • Obama Campaigns For Malloy In Bridgeport Appearance

    Obama Campaigns For Malloy In Bridgeport Appearance
    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...