| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Recent news coverage in the United States has raised the possibility that our police are too "militarized." I disagree. While there are valid concerns with how our police have used their assets, at the end of the day, "it is a poor workman who blames...
| Sep 9, 2014
Recent news coverage has raised the possibility that our police are too "militarized." I disagree. While there are valid concerns with how our police have used their assets, at the end of the day, "it is a poor workman who blames his tools." If we look...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:33 PM
The federal judge overseeing the case of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev agreed Wednesday evening to delay the trial start date for two months, but rejected a defense request to move the case out of the Boston area.
U.S. District Judge...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Responding to public outcry over images of heavily armed police officers in Ferguson, Mo., last month, lawmakers called Tuesday for closer examination of federal programs that distribute military equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Madonna Badger will speak on recovering from traumatic loss at a forum on "Resiliency and Recovery" Friday, Sept. 19, 6-7 p.m. at Hartford Hospital's Heublein Hall, , 560 Hudson St., Hartford.
She'll be joined by Mary Fetchet, who lost her son Brad in...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:37 PM
A Massachusetts man badly injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing married his nurse in a weekend wedding, according to the hotel where the ceremony was held.
James Costello met Krista D'Agostino while he was undergoing treatment at Spaulding...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The sister of the men suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings was arrested in New York on Wednesday on suspicion of threatening to bomb her boyfriend's ex, a police spokesman said.
Ailina Tsarnaeva, 24, sister of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:27 PM
A college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Thursday to hiding the accused Boston Marathon bomber's laptop and backpack from FBI agents investigating the April 2013 terrorist attack that killed three people and injured more than 260 others....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The New York Yankees became the latest Major League Baseball team to introduce metal detectors to its stadium, part of a broader security push that will ultimately defeat its stated purpose.
After testing the new screening method in a handful of...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:19 AM
The response to crises such as the 9/11 attacks, the Boston Marathon bombings or the landslide that collapsed a Baltimore street this spring inevitably elevate the public consciousness of the professionalism and courage of police, firefighters and other...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The Institute of Living, the Hartford Courant and FOX CT are hosting a Key Issues Forum Friday, which looks at how people find the resiliency to recover from traumatic loss.
The forum will be held from 6-7 p.m. at Hartford Hospital's Heublein Hall....