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  • Man who fired gun 54 times at Fashion Island gets 12 years in prison

    Man who fired gun 54 times at Fashion Island gets 12 years in prison
    A 42-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to firing a Glock more than 50 times at the Fashion Island shopping center in Newport Beach and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Mark Gurrola, of Garden Grove, pleaded guilty to 54 felony counts of shooting at...
  • Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston

    Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston
    Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers. The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...
  • Georgia's sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches

    In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...
  • Politicians Well-Served Going Door-To-Door

    The autumn of an odd-numbered year in Connecticut provides a vast classroom for politicians at every level. Municipal election campaigns are in season in most communities and local candidates are seeking the attention of the state's most engaged voters....
  • Firearm Violence: A Public Health Problem

    In the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, more than 11,161 people were killed with a firearm in the U.S., while an estimated 69,000 were shot and survived and 20,000 committed suicide with a firearm. Also, at least six...
  • Mass Shooting Lawsuits Can Serve Purpose

    After the tragic 2012 shooting in Newtown, lawyer Irving Pinsky sued the Connecticut Department of Education on behalf a first-grader at Sandy Hook Elementary School who suffered emotional trauma. The Internet and mass media responded to Mr. Pinsky's...
  • A Year After Sandy Hook, We're Still In Denial

    America will soon nod respectfully to the first anniversary of the 26 murders that shocked the nation last year, sparking fervent cries for action. In Newtown, those directly affected by the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012,...
  • Compassion In Remembrance

    Compassion In Remembrance
    A year ago, the unthinkable happened. Connecticut's heart was shattered by a madman's bullets at an elementary school in a postcard-pretty town shortly before Christmas. Now Newtown is becoming ground zero for compassion. No one was more affected by...
  • Newtown Gun Control Group In It For The Long Haul

    Give the Newtown Action Alliance credit. It is doing its utmost to make certain that the effort to stem gun violence in America doesn't fade from the national agenda even during a time of congressional paralysis. The alliance is a frequent visitor...
  • Sandy Hook Report Timing Was Late And Lame

    Sandy Hook Report Timing Was Late And Lame
    It's mystifying why it took so long for the state police to finally release their report on the investigation of the most infamous crime in Connecticut history. The disturbed Adam Lanza's attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School — a shooting spree...
  • Don't Compromise Open Government

    Word that the task force on public disclosure and victim privacy just might be close to a "compromise" recommendation ought to send a chill down the spine of any Connecticut resident who values open and accountable government. The task force was created...