November 21, 2014
Child Advocate Report: Yale’s Psych Recommendations for Lanza Weren’t Sent or Included in Ed Records
by Christine Stuart | November 21, 2014 4:46pm
Even though the parents of the gunman who took the lives of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School allowed doctors from Yale to share information with the school system, not all of the information was transmitted, according to a new report Friday from the Office of the Child Advocate.
November 18, 2014
by Kristi Allen | November 18, 2014 5:30am
November 14, 2014
by Camden Archambeau | November 14, 2014 2:16pm
EDITOR’S NOTE: Introducing Camden Archambeau, a 13-year-old student writer and thinker in Sarah Darer Littman’s essay class at the Writopia Lab.
In the wake of the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 people were killed by Adam Lanza, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy formed a commission to review and reform policy regarding public safety, especially on school safety, gun violence, and mental health.
November 13, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | November 13, 2014 3:17pm
Gun seizures under a first-of-its-kind Connecticut law passed in 1999 have increased dramatically since 2008, according to preliminary research from Duke University, Yale University, and the University of Connecticut.
October 6, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | October 6, 2014 2:34pm
October 1, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | October 1, 2014 9:30am
Several new laws take effect today including new regulations on pet stores and the sale of electronic cigarettes, as well as a law cracking down on domestic violence.
September 30, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | September 30, 2014 11:03am
Connecticut’s U.S. senators renewed their call Tuesday for national retailers to discourage customers from bringing guns into stores. They cited a FBI report that found nearly half of active shooter incidents occur at commercial establishments.
Tags: Murphy, blumenthal, gun control, open carry, kroger
September 18, 2014
by Ellen R. Delisio | September 18, 2014 4:54pm
Determined not only to maintain Connecticut’s status as home to some of the toughest gun laws in the nation but also to continue to promote gun safety, a new political action committee made its endorsements Thursday on the steps of the state Capitol.
September 17, 2014
by Eugene Driscoll | September 17, 2014 4:30am
September 16, 2014
by Kristi Allen | September 16, 2014 6:11am
Since the video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiance Janay Palmer Rice surfaced, the number of calls for domestic violence services in Connecticut has increased.