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  • Sandy Hook report: Lanza responsible for rampage, motive remains mystery

    NEW YORK -- Adam Lanza, whose shooting rampage at the Sandy Hook Elementary School left 20 first-graders and six adults dead, acted with deliberation despite his mental health problems and is criminally responsible for the attack that horrified the...
  • Despite local concern, judge orders Newtown 911 tapes released

    A Connecticut judge Tuesday ordered the release of recordings of 911 calls made the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., rejecting a state prosecutor's arguments that they should remain sealed to protect witnesses and the...
  • Newtown's lone gunman [Editorial]

    Newtown's lone gunman  [Editorial]
    The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...
  • Newtown 911 Calls Are Public

    Newtown 911 Calls Are Public
    Secrecy in government took a deserved pounding this week. New Britain Superior Court Judge Eliot Prescott struck a welcome blow for openness by ordering the release of 911 calls made to Newtown police about the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • An Embarrassing Sandy Hook Report

    Some high-ranking state officials continue to plunder their credibility in their quest to shut the public out of the people's business. The assault on the public's sensibilities reached a Captain Queeg-like level of madness with the release of Danbury...
  • Flavor Profile: Baro in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Baro in Fairfield
    Baró knows what it wants to be: a New World cantina serving craft cocktails and small plates of inspired Latin cuisine. This three-month-old restaurant in the Brick Walk section of downtown Fairfield features a spare, industrial-rustic décor in which to...
  • 5 key points debated in the decision to release Newtown 911 calls

    5 key points debated in the decision to release Newtown 911 calls
    Prior to the Wednesday release of audio recordings of 911 calls made Dec. 14 from Sandy Hook Elementary School, the state's attorney for the Danbury region, Stephen Sedensky III, fought media requests for the recordings. Freedom-of-information advocates...
  • Newtown police 911 tapes to be released Wednesday

    Recordings of the 911 emergency calls made to Newtown, Conn., police on the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre will be made public on Wednesday, town officials announced Monday. The announcement means that state officials have decided...
  • If They'd Followed The Law On The 911 Tapes ...

    What if authorities had followed state law and released the Newtown 911 calls when they were requested by the Associated Press, shortly after Adam Lanza's horrific shooting spree on Dec. 14? That's been the practice after other mass homicides. Police in...
  • NU Fundraising Email Reveals Ugly Politics

    Northeast Utilities Chairman, President and CEO Thomas May, a Massachusetts resident, is a successful executive with appalling instincts who made an ugly assault on decency in September. The wealthy executive used the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre...
  • Newtown Tragedy The Focus Of Two Hartford Exhibits

    Newtown Tragedy The Focus Of Two Hartford Exhibits
    While the 26 people who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings were the most heartbreaking victims of that day of violence, they weren't its only victims. Survivors and town residents struggled for normalcy, and a safe place after the...