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  • Crime & Punishment: Video of New Milford Police Officer Screaming at Pepsi Truck Driver and Calling Him "Asshole"

    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...
  • Legislative Task Force Leaders: No Pressure To Keep Up With N.Y. In Passing Post-Newtown Gun Restrictions

    Legislative Task Force Leaders: No Pressure To Keep Up With N.Y. In Passing Post-Newtown Gun Restrictions
    General Assembly leaders, in announcing Tuesday the formation of a task force on the Newtown massacre, said they want to pass a major legislative response by the end of February but denied feeling pressured by New York state lawmakers' having already...
  • Reaction To President Obama's Initiatives To Reduce Gun Violence

    Reaction was extensive and varied to President Barack Obama’s noontime speech Wednesday in which he proposed legislation and announced executive actions intended to reduce gun violence after the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre. Gov. Dannel P....
  • Obama's Words Resonate In State Whose Tragedy Prompted Them

    President Barack Obama's landmark proposals to reduce gun violence echoed loudly through the state whose tragedy prompted them: Connecticut citizens and political leaders reacted mostly with praise, although gun owners said that the measures would...
  • Gabrielle Giffords Meets With Newtown Residents

    Gabrielle Giffords Meets With Newtown Residents
    jenwilson@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...
  • Son Survived Sandy Hook Shooting; Father Speaking Out For Gun Control

    Son Survived Sandy Hook Shooting; Father Speaking Out For Gun Control
    — Bear Nikitchyuk, 8, and another student were headed to the principal's office at Sandy Hook Elementary School with attendance sheets last Friday when they heard loud noises "like banging on a door" and ran, only to be pulled into a classroom by...
  • Time For Murphy To Get Off The Canvas

    Remember the scene in "Witness" where the local bullies start taunting the Amish in their carts? One of them paints the face of Alexander Godunov with his ice cream cone. They're knocking off straw hats. And Harrison Ford clambers down out of the jitney...
  • Blumenthal Signs on to a Tax Cut For Small Breweries

    Blumenthal Signs on to a Tax Cut For Small Breweries
    It sounds like a hell of a simple, good idea: cutting federal taxes on small breweries, thus helping out boutique producers of fine, foamy delights and maybe even getting them to hire more workers. And our own U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is all over...
  • Connecticut Campaign Weirdness: Garfield and New SuperPAC To Help An Anti-SuperPAC Candidate Named Murphy

    Connecticut Campaign Weirdness: Garfield and New SuperPAC To Help An Anti-SuperPAC Candidate Named Murphy
    You know we’ve reached a new stage of uber-weirdness when Connecticut’s former election law watchdog becomes a front-man for a new SuperPAC formed to raise millions of dollars for a candidate who allegedly hates SuperPACs. The former state...
  • 7/19/2012-Peter Schiff Warns Us Again..and Again

    7/19/2012-Peter Schiff Warns Us Again..and Again
    Peter Schiff occupied page one on Yahoo all day yesterday with his latest dire warning of economic doom. Schiff is a dynamic, personable guy who ran for the Senate in the Republican Primary here in Connecticut in 2010. The final results were Linda McMahon...
  • NRA Response Comes Under Attack

    NRA Response Comes Under Attack
    The National Rifle Association's response Friday to the Newtown school massacre — a proposal to post armed police officers in every school in the country — failed to impress many in Connecticut on a day when funerals were still being held...