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  • Mass shootings more than double in recent years: FBI report

    Mass shootings more than double in recent years: FBI report
    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...
  • Mass shootings in U.S. have tripled in recent years, FBI says

    Mass shootings in U.S. have tripled in recent years, FBI says
    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...
  • Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim

    Foundation Receives State Land For Animal Sanctuary Honoring Sandy Hook Victim
    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...
  • Governors Christie, Jindal To Stump For Foley

     Governors Christie, Jindal To Stump For Foley
    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...
  • CDC Grant To Help State Collect Data On Homicides, Suicides; Aimed At Prevention

    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...
  • Bar Association Heads For Showdown Over Gun Control Support

    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...
  • Bar Association Vote On Gun Control Support Ruled A Tie; Group Won't Join Case

    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...
  • Federal judge upholds assault rifle ban

    Federal judge upholds assault rifle ban
    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...
  • Lake first responders combine forces in new active-shooter training

    Lake first responders combine forces in new active-shooter training
    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....
  • Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book

    Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book
    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...
  • Need More And Bigger Guns?

    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"]....