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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website profiled a Newtown native's "26 Days of Kindness," a simple initiative encouraging people to do one nice thing a day in the 26 days leading up to the first anniversary of the tragedy. Beck, a black-hearted man who is unable to respond to the issue of Sandy Hook with that kind of empathic, non-political sentiment, wrote, "I shall buy my friends who are gun enthusiasts a box of ammunition on days 1-26" on a link to the story posted on Patch site's Facebook page. Both town Republicans (who endorsed him) and Democrats have asked Beck to give up his seat. Beck apologized and called his comments "completely indefensible" but told the Danbury News-Times he won't resign.
  • New report on Newtown shooter: Parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

    In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life. But Adam was angry and anxious, and he didn'...

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law
    Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in an amicus brief...

    Florida approves silencers for game hunting

    Florida wildlife officials lifted a 57-year-old ban on game hunters using silencers on their rifles and pistols after brief discussion at a public meeting on Friday. The change, sought by the National Rifle Association, went into effect immediately...

    Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?

    Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?
    The tragic Florida State University shooting yesterday hit close to home, at least for legislators. FSU, for those who don’t know, is little more than a football’s throw from the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee. So you’d think...