Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney says he opposes efforts to limit public access to emergency 911 tapes, despite recommendations from a task force created after the Newtown school massacre.
Newtown officials have turned down a request from the SyFy television show “Ghost Hunters” to film an episode on the campus of the former Fairfield Hills psychiatric hospital.
Some Newtown residents say in a new survey that they want the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter’s home torn down and the property turned into a park or nature preserve.
While many residents surveyed by volunteers of the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation continue to express high degrees of anxiety, fear, and stress, it has also become evident that efforts to raise funds to assist these individuals with ongoing counseling are challenged to maintain the level of fundraising required to cover the related costs.
The Newtown Police officer who hasn’t returned to work since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre because of post-traumatic stress disorder is asking lawmakers to expand Connecticut’s worker’s compensation law to cover the condition.
The father of Connecticut school shooter Adam Lanza says in his first public comments about the massacre that what his son did couldn’t “get any more evil” and he wishes his son hadn’t been born.
Becky Kowalski wiped tears from her eyes as the crowd at Winthrop stood and cheered to honor and remember her 7-year-old son, Chase, who died in the Newtown, Conn., massacre in December 2012.
Funding for more than $31 million in improvements to the XL Center arena in Hartford has been approved by the State Bond Commission.
Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection commissioner says despite the chaotic and splintered nature of the charitable giving following the Newtown school shooting, there was minimal outright fraud.
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is urging Connecticut lawmakers to require standardized training for security personnel protecting public schools.