| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza’s interest in chimps is documented in an investigative report recently released by Conneticut police. The document says a friend of Lanza’s told police that Lanza discussed chimpanzees and their...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Natalie Hammond thought it might have been the sound of pipes banging when the furnace kicks in.
Other teachers figured a janitor had knocked over a toolbox, or perhaps a stack of metal folding chairs had slipped off a cart, or maybe it was just the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Three words scream out from a storybook 10-year-old Adam Lanza wrote as a fifth-grader.
"Let's hurt children."
The young Lanza put those words in the mouth of Dora the Beserker (sic), one of the homicidal characters included in "The Big Book of...
| Jan 5, 2014
August 1955 is hot, and wet.
On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut.
And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Republicans could squander a golden opportunity to reclaim the governor's office unless they present a compelling, moderate vision to the hundreds of thousands of unaffiliated voters who will decide this year's election.
Anything is possible when the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:43 PM
OK, let me get this straight. The OTHER Republican candidates for governor are Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and State Senate Republican leader John McKinney with the very strong possibility of Sen. Toni Boucher, Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti and tea party...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
It was, as the world has known for almost a year, a horrible, horrible tragedy. Even as the ambulances were arriving on that awful day, it looked like the work of one deeply troubled young man.
Why in the name of heaven did it take more than 11 months...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
State police investigating the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have focused some of their efforts on the police response, interviewing local officers to iron out inconsistencies in their versions of events and examining decisions made in the minutes...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe said his department will conduct a review of its response to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting but that a report released this week shows his officers acted properly.
Newtown police arrived at the...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
As the first Newtown officers arrived at the Sandy Hook Elementary School at 9:39 a.m. last December, gunshots boomed from inside the school.
One officer parked behind the school, and three others were near the school's baseball field. The first...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...