| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:47 AM
NEWTOWN - Like last year, Newtown will not hold formal ceremonies to mark the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, town officials said in a statement Tuesday.
"We are so grateful to have the friendship and support of many...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:23 PM
The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut – and it landed in the state House of Representatives.
The Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday night and now have their highest total since 1994 – the year that Newt...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election victory last week marked a defeat for Second Amendment rights activists who – enraged by the sweeping gun control legislation enacted last year – had hoped to punish the governor in the first...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut — it landed in the state House of Representatives.
Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday and now have their highest total since 1994, the year that Newt Gingrich swept to...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:48 AM
A Massachusetts school will become the first in the United States to introduce a security system designed to alert authorities to the presence of a shooter in the building, officials said.
The technology, already deployed by the U.S. military in war...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...