| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:43 PM
A Connecticut Bar Association referendum on whether to join a legal defense of the state's new gun control law was so close — a mere five votes apart — that the association's president ruled it a tie Wednesday and decided that the group will...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The Connecticut Bar Association, the state's biggest — and normally staid — organization of lawyers has been split by a post-Newtown disagreement over applying its considerable clout to defending Connecticut's new, toughest-in-the-nation gun...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Last summer, Tim Warren and Eric Donnelly, of the Bridgeport band the Alternate Routes, wrote “Nothing More” for Newtown Kindness, an organization founded in memory of Sandy Hook Elementary School victim Charlotte Bacon.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday.
Introducing himself as...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:26 PM
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Maryland's new ban on assault rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, handing at least a temporary victory to state officials who say the measures could ward off mass shootings.
A collection of gun...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:58 AM
EUSTIS — A team of deputies and first responders rushed into the high school classroom to help victims with blood smeared across their shirts and limbs — a single bloody handprint slapped on the white wall above them.
But the blood was fake....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Dylan Hockley was a mischievous 6-year-old boy who loved chocolate, Superman and playing with his older brother.
After he was gunned down Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., his mother, Nicole Hockley, made it her mission...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Great news that a few brave souls are demanding repeal of Senate Bill 1160, Connecticut's gun control legislation passed in the wake of the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, a teacher credited with saving her class of first-graders during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, has written a book about the aftermath of the shootings, her publisher announced Tuesday.
The publisher, G.P. Putnam's Sons, said...
| Jul 23, 2014
Remember Columbine? Remember the novelty of it all?
Mass shootings had occurred before, but April 20, 1999, felt unprecedented, both for the deaths and the depth with which we got to know Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold after the massacre.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings.
Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the...