| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:25 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:34 PM
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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:17 PM
On Oct. 22, I was shocked to see the high number of Pennsylvania state legislators listed in The Morning Call who voted for a bill that would permit the National Rifle Association and others to sue local municipalities enacting gun ordinances stricter...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:16 PM
A state lawmaker who represents a portion of Newtown is drawing criticism from gun control advocates for comments he made on social media.
In an exchange on Twitter last night, Rep. Dan Carter, R-Bethel, said advocacy groups on "both sides" in the gun...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Newtown school officials appear to have had an incomplete mental health history of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza before he entered high school, according to a draft of a soon-to-be-released report by the state Office of the Child Advocate.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:08 AM
The state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission plans to hold a public hearing in Newtown to give residents a last chance to address the panel before it completes a report on issues related to the 2012 school shooting.
At a short meeting Friday, several...