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The insightful letter by Tom Peterson in today's Daily Pilot ("Mailbag: Costa Mesa homeless deserve dignity," Jan. 23) pricked my conscience and reminded me I should comment also. In my more than 23 years of association with homeless people in my work at...
The Hartford Courantjenwilson@courant.com NEWTOWN -- Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, critically wounded in a 2011 shooting rampage in Arizona, met with Sandy Hook Elementary School families Friday afternoon, as a renewed campaign to tighten federal gun laws grew more...
Tags: Gun Control, Chuck Schumer, U.S. Senate, Politics, Mark Kelly
The Hartford CourantGun-control advocates, including parents of victims of mass shootings, delivered nearly 300,000 signatures to a Wal-Mart store a short drive from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday morning, calling on the nation's largest firearms seller to pull...
Tags: Danbury, Gun Control, Politics, FBI, Shootings
I was touched when I read the letter from Huntington Beach resident Carolyn Crockett regarding the kindness she has been shown in local venues around our town ("Thanks to you all for being there," Jan. 17). It inspired me to share my own similar...
Tags: Local Elections, Fines, Punishment
Re. "Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel," (Jan. 9): Chuck Cassity has the gun issue about as upside-down as a person can. To begin, he cites "the hysterical pleadings from the gun-haters." The only hysteria I've heard is from his side of the...
Crime & Punishment: Video of New Milford Police Officer Screaming at Pepsi Truck Driver and Calling Him "Asshole"Gabrielle Giffords, the one-time Democratic congresswoman from Arizona who was critically injured in a shooting, privately met with families who lost loved ones in the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre. Not everyone was touched by the gesture. "Gabby Gifford...
Tags: Danbury, South Windsor, Newtown, Shootings, Stamford
Recently, an acquaintance of mine used a gun to commit suicide. This person had been depressed for years and had several recent traumatic events occur that I believe added to the depression. Though suicided by guns figures prominently in this column, I...
WASHINGTON - America has been here time and time again. After Columbine. After Virginia Tech. After Tucson. In the last three decades, the nation has grieved over more than 60 mass shootings. But something changed after the massacre last month at...
WASHINGTON — America has been here time and time again. After Columbine. After Virginia Tech. After Tucson. In the last three decades, the nation has grieved over more than 60 mass shootings. But something changed after the massacre last...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge has ordered the Colorado theater shooting suspect to stand trial, but his attorneys say they're not ready to enter a plea. District Judge William Sylvester ruled Thursday night that prosecutors had presented...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed the arraignment of the man charged with the Colorado theater shooting until March despite objections from prosecutors and most of the victims and their families. District Judge William Sylvester...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Vivid testimony about the movie theater massacre that shocked a nation extended into a second day as a preliminary hearing for James E. Holmes resumed Tuesday. Prosecutors continued to lay out their case against Holmes, 25,...
Tags: James Holmes, Gun Control, Politics, Shootings, Mark Kelly
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