| 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 20, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The National Rifle Association endorsed Republican Larry Hogan for governor Monday, and his opponent wants to make sure every Maryland voter knows it.
While endorsements are usually trumpeted by the campaign receiving them, in this case it was Hogan's...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In the era of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices.
We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It's not a matter of if, but when and where the next mass shooting will happen: It might take place at another shopping mall, or college campus, or suburban office building, and probably not long from now. Yet, as these disturbing incidents keep appearing...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Newport News Public Schools recently earned two competitive grants to help with college and career readiness as well as a safety grant. NNPS received a grant from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia for its GEAR UP program, which prepares...