| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, are dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.
The shootings at the school took place in two rooms, one of...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:37 PM
As state and federal responses to the Newtown massacre begin to accelerate, the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission will begin work Thursday with an update from the state's attorney's office on its investigation into the shooting.
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 new Superior Court judges Thursday, including prominent Republican Andrew Roraback among the familiar names in the political and legal worlds.
Many people had considered Roraback the Republican Party's best chance to...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Responding to the Newtown massacre, President Obama Wednesday proposed a $500 million plan to address gun violence, including a federal assault weapons ban, background checks for all firearms sales and increased security and mental health counselors at...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Angered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:53 PM
The recent release of subpoenas served last fall was a reminder that the federal grand jury investigation into what is loosely called the Donovan scandal is still percolating under the surface. Indeed, it's taken a new and troubling turn in its search for...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:40 PM
WASHINGTON — Twenty-six cyclists arrived Tuesday at the Capitol after a four-day ride from Newtown, bringing a plea for tighter gun limits to a reluctant Congress.
"Here's our message: Please put politics aside and get it done," said Monte Frank...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Deficit-hawk Republicans say the $85 billion across-the-board budget cuts that begin Friday under the sequester banner, unless Congress regains its senses, won't make much of an impact on a $3.5 trillion budget.
They're wrong. It could cost thousands,...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
While vowing to help them hang on to their seats, Democrats tacitly acknowledged on Tuesday that South Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia are among the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress.
They were listed along with 24 others in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Chris Donovan wanted to be a congressman. Now he's the reluctant star of a federal court multimedia show on corrupt practices, featuring a colorful lineup of bums and goodfella wannabes.
Donovan lost the congressional seat he wanted to Elizabeth Esty,...