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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Sandy Hook Report Timing Was Late And Lame

    Sandy Hook Report Timing Was Late And Lame
    It's mystifying why it took so long for the state police to finally release their report on the investigation of the most infamous crime in Connecticut history. The disturbed Adam Lanza's attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School — a shooting spree...
  • Don't Compromise Open Government

    Word that the task force on public disclosure and victim privacy just might be close to a "compromise" recommendation ought to send a chill down the spine of any Connecticut resident who values open and accountable government. The task force was created...
  • Too Many Guns In The Wrong Hands

    Adam Lanza was a deeply troubled young man who never should have had access to guns. But as the state's investigative report released this week made clear, Mr. Lanza had easy access to several guns that were legally purchased by his mother and kept in the...
  • Gun Threats Are Holding Us Hostage

    Gun Threats Are Holding Us Hostage
    It is outrageous that the threat of gun violence — even the rumor of a threat — can paralyze one of the world's great centers of learning for hours. But such is the fear in a state where a school massacre was almost unthinkable a year ago. A...
  • State Police Chief Stepping Down After Strong Service

    Reuben F. Bradford will retire as commissioner of the state Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection on Feb.1 after three years in the post with a mostly exemplary record. Indeed, had it not been for the state police foot-dragging on the...
  • Newtown 911 Calls Are Public

    Newtown 911 Calls Are Public
    Secrecy in government took a deserved pounding this week. New Britain Superior Court Judge Eliot Prescott struck a welcome blow for openness by ordering the release of 911 calls made to Newtown police about the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Heart And Heroism On The Newtown 911 Calls

    Heart And Heroism On The Newtown 911 Calls
    The 911 calls from Sandy Hook Elementary School to Newtown police on that horrible day have finally been released. They reveal great courage. These are remarkable tapes that speak to the professionalism of emergency personnel suddenly thrown into a...
  • If They'd Followed The Law On The 911 Tapes ...

    What if authorities had followed state law and released the Newtown 911 calls when they were requested by the Associated Press, shortly after Adam Lanza's horrific shooting spree on Dec. 14? That's been the practice after other mass homicides. Police in...
  • Tweak The Assault Weapons Deadline

    Nine months should have been enough time for Connecticut residents to comply with a new law requiring assault weapons to be registered with state police, and large-capacity ammunition magazines to be similarly "declared." The measure, enacted in April...
  • Bravado Alone Won't Stop Gun Toll

    Bravado Alone Won't Stop Gun Toll
    At a debate among Republican gubernatorial hopefuls Sunday, former West Hartford councilman Joe Visconti said he "never would have signed" the state's 2013 gun safety law. The longtime gun owner also said he wished he had been at Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Sandy Hook Glass Ad Beyond Insensitive

    How to offend most of Connecticut in one easy lesson: Take a photo from the scene of an unspeakably horrid crime, the murder of 26 women and children, and use it in connection with your product. That's what a school security company did this week when...