| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:43 PM
The first battle in the lawsuit brought by the families of some of the victims of the Newtown school shooting will be fought over whether the case will be heard in federal or state court.
The families' lawyers have filed a motion to move the civil...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 10:32 AM
Dec. 14, 2012 was a chilly Friday, nothing out of the ordinary, until news reports started coming from Newtown. That well-off suburban enclave produced so little news that many state residents weren't exactly sure where it was. They know now.
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:10 AM
HARTFORD – Questions lingered after the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission on Friday approved its 256-page report on school security, emergency response, gun-control measures, and mental-health reform arising from the deadliest elementary-school...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 1:02 PM
HARTFORD (AP) - The family of a teacher killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre has applied to trademark her name in an attempt to stop others from misusing it on social media.
Victoria Soto was a 27-year-old first grade teacher at Sandy Hook...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Anxiety, depression, guilt, sleeplessness, marital strife, drug and alcohol abuse — two years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the scope of the psychological damage to children, parents and others is becoming clear, and the need...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 1:16 PM
Security at district facilities will soon be a measurable goal for administrators within the Parkland School District.
Following a presentation of mid-year goals presented to the school board Tuesday, School Director Robert Cohen suggested adding...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:18 PM
NEWTOWN — Officials in Newtown voted Wednesday night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The vote by the Newtown Legislative Council approved a proposal by the board...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 5:35 AM
MOUNT DORA — The students call him "RoboCop." But Officer Frank Smith, towering over them at 6 foot 1 in a Mount Dora High School hallway, doesn't mind.
The Mount Dora officer of four years asks a passing student where he is supposed to be. The...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:37 AM
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy made good use of his time back in his home state Friday by committing 26 random acts of kindness.
As of about 1:30 p.m., Murphy had donated several coats to Goodwill, bought coffee for people behind him at Dunkin Donuts, fed...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 7:34 PM
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission's report on expanding police response, the role of high-capacity weaponry, school security, and mental health will be submitted to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in February, panel chairman Scott Jackson said...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:38 PM
As someone who was involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment seven times in four years and served six years at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, I know every angle of commitment. The times I was taken to the hospital were like kidnappings;...