Connecticut’s system for treating children and young adults with psychiatric issues is inadequate for addressing what has become “a substantial public mental health burden in the state,” according to a task force that released wide-ranging recommendations Tuesday on how the state can improve services.
Charlotte Bacon’s parents say she would have loved the new playground by the beach in West Haven that is full of her favorite things _ the color pink and dogs.
Two police officers from Herndon, Virginia drove to Connecticut Wednesday to return signs stolen from playgrounds built to honor two victims of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school.
About 30 hand-made signs have gone up at a playground for a Sandy Hook shooting victim, where a 50-pound peace sign was stolen a week ago.
A 50-pound vinyl peace sign has been stolen from a Mystic playground built in memory of one of the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre.
While one playground was opening in Stamford at West Beach over the weekend in memory of Sandy Hook victim Jesse Lewis, a playground in Hartford’s Elizabeth Park for victim Ana Grace Marquez-Greene was vandalized.
An estimated crowd of more than 3,000 gun rights supporters rallied outside the State Capitol Saturday in opposition to gun control measures passed a year ago in response to the Sandy Hook School Tragedy.
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.
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.
The emotional debate over victim privacy rights that began after the Newtown school shooting is expected to resume in coming weeks in Connecticut, as state lawmakers consider restrictions on public access to certain crime scene photos, 911 recordings and other information about homicides. The emotional debate over victim privacy rights that began after the Newtown school shooting is expected to resume in coming weeks in Connecticut, as state lawmakers consider restrictions on public access to certain crime scene photos, 911 recordings and other information about homicides.