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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.
  • Malloy And Foley Spar In First 2014 Debate

    Malloy And Foley Spar In First 2014 Debate
    NORWICH — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and former ambassador Tom Foley engaged in a contentious and intensely personal discussion about the state's economy Wednesday night in their first formal face-to-face exchange of the 2014 gubernatorial campaign....

    California mulls bill to remove guns from potential offenders

    (Reuters) - A bill allowing family members to ask a judge to order firearms removed from people likely to commit gun violence advanced in California on Wednesday, one of several gun control measures up for votes in the last week of the state's legislative...

    What do you think happens when you hand a child an Uzi?

    Only two things surprise me about the recent accidental shooting death of a gun range instructor at the hands of his Uzi-wielding student. First, it didn't happen in Florida. Yet. Second, the student shooter was nine. No, not a typo. She is a nine-...

    New York Times withholds endorsement for New York governor in primary

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Times declined to endorse either Governor Andrew Cuomo or challenger Zephyr Teachout in the Sept. 9 Democratic primary election, citing his failure to clean up corruption and her lack of political experience. In its...