| May 26, 2014
| 9:06 AM
With a California town grieving the deaths of six college students killed by a mentally ill man, one victim's father Monday blamed the killings on politicians who failed to tighten gun laws after a mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
| May 31, 2014
Iwould like to thank Steve Lopez for pointing out the grim "everyday statistics" of gun violence. I have been part of a group that has worked in the L.A. area to change the culture of guns. In many ways we have been successful, with some of the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:20 PM
There may be a line even the National Rifle Assn. won’t cross.
The lobbying group that has defended the availability of weapons in the face of mass murders such as the one that shattered an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., apparently has...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:47 PM
A "B" and a "T" are etched into the black stone floor at Zumiez to remember Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson.
Customers might not even notice the understated initials at the entrance of the Mall in Columbia skate shop. Not unless they were staring at...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Security upgrades, costing $4 million and including new entrances and protections for windows, are in the works for Libertyville School District 128 in the next three years.
Planning for the enhancements at Vernon Hills High School and Libertyville High...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Watch TV lately and it's hard to miss the little peach logo indicating the program was shot in Georgia. And shooting, of a different kind, is something with which Georgians appear particularly enamored, having just enacted the U.S.' most permissive gun...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:40 AM
State police investigative documents on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting describe the painful reactions of officers entering the classrooms, the horrific conditions they found inside and new details about the relationship between shooter Adam ...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Where are Connecticut's cash-strapped municipalities going to find the money to shoulder open-ended costs associated with mental stress claims brought through an expanded workers' compensation system?
With homeowners and businesses taxed to the breaking...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The 48-page report from Connecticut’s state attorney on last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has been released, and it’s full of horrifying details.
Among other things, writes The Times’ Tina Susman, the 20-year-...
| Dec 27, 2013
After the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy in December 2012, the Connecticut Parent Teacher Association asked for handmade snowflakes from the community that would adorn the school and create a "winter wonderland" for returning students. The PTA's request...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:31 AM
NEW YORK -- Connecticut state police plan Friday to release a trove of information from the investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre last December, perhaps shedding more light on the gunman's mental condition and his reason for...