| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| 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 21, 2014
HARTFORD – Two nationally prominent governors, New Jersey's Chris Christie and Louisiana's Bobby Jindal, are coming to Connecticut to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, raise money for his campaign, and energize the party...
| 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...
| 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 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 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....
| 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 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"]....