| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:08 AM
The state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission plans to hold a public hearing in Newtown to give residents a last chance to address the panel before it completes a report on issues related to the 2012 school shooting.
At a short meeting Friday, several...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:27 PM
HARTFORD – Child protection officials have staked out a tall order for themselves – reforming Connecticut's fragmented, inefficient children's mental health system, one that parents say is difficult to navigate and weakest when it comes to...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:17 PM
On Oct. 22, I was shocked to see the high number of Pennsylvania state legislators listed in The Morning Call who voted for a bill that would permit the National Rifle Association and others to sue local municipalities enacting gun ordinances stricter...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:30 PM
More than a half hour before Monday night’s vigil for two Niles North High School students shot inside a vehicle the night before on a tree-lined Skokie street, people began gathering.
Sunday night’s shooting on the 9200 block of Kedvale...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 12:18 PM
On a clear September morning in 2001, the world changed.
The 9/11 terror attacks in New York and Washington changed the way that America looked at safety, security and its role in the world. As the first of the two World Trade Center towers fell, and...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:16 AM
NEWTOWN - Site work and landscaping have begun on the new Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to town officials.
Lynn Kovack, an employee in the town's Building Department, said that the Hartford-based Consigli Construction Company received a permit...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:36 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley squared off Thursday in their fourth televised debate, clashing over state employee pensions, taxes, spending and gun control.
In a ballroom at the Connecticut...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:33 PM
DANBURY — The candidates vying to represent Connecticut's 5th District in Congress presented starkly different views on government spending, health care and how to respond to Islamic terror in a brisk, 90-minute debate Thursday night.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 2:47 PM
WATERTOWN – Hundreds gathered Sunday afternoon to honor the late Sandy Hook Principal Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at a newly built playground in Veteran's Memorial Park.
Hochsprung, described by daughter Erica Lafferty...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
MONROE — Police are working to determine who called in a bomb threat to the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe.
Monroe police Lt. Brian H. McCauley said the call was received at 9:39 a.m. and as a precaution, the students were moved from the...
| 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...