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State Police Catching Up On Pistol Permit Backlog

Connecticut officials report making progress in addressing backlogs in background checks that soared into the thousands after the December shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School and the passage of expanded state gun control laws.

07/07/2013

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Yankees Host Newtown Residents

The New York Yankees are hosting about 4,000 residents of Newtown, Conn., during their game against the Baltimore Orioles.

07/07/2013

Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Newtown First Selectman Calls For End To Special Events

Newtown’s first selectman is asking organizations and individuals to refrain from holding any more special events in the town as it attempts to heal from December’s shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary school.

07/02/2013

Rick Perry (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Colt Manufacturing To Welcome Texas Governor

The president of West Hartford-based Colt Manufacturing said Friday he will be pleased to host a visit by Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, a state he called a loyal supporter of the gun maker.

06/14/2013

Nicole and Ian Hockley (John Moore/Getty Images)

Some Sandy Hook Families Head For Capitol Hill To Keep Up Pressure For Tougher Gun Laws

Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims’ families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the president’s allies are asking him to do more without any new prospects of legislation to toughen gun laws.

06/10/2013

Jonathan Reich (Courtesy Avon Police)

New York Man Arrested In Connection To Threatening Calls

Jonathan Reich was arrested in connection to threatening phone calls made to state officials.

05/20/2013

File photo of police outside Sandy Hook School. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Parents Raise Money To Make Schools Safer

A group of parents who lost children in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School are raising money to help other communities better secure their schools.

05/16/2013

Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Funds Sought To Rebuild Sandy Hook School

Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are attempting to secure federal funds to help Newtown build a new elementary school after last year’s massacre.

05/16/2013

Marc Leishman, 2012 Travelers Championship (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Defending Travelers Championship Winner Says He’d Like To Meet Sandy Hook Families

Australian golfer Marc Leishman says he feels connected to Connecticut, because his only PGA Tour win came at the Travelers Championship last year, and says he hopes to meet some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims’ families next month when he returns to the tournament,

05/14/2013

Neil Heslin before Senate Judiciary Committee (Alexc Wong/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Father Offered 30-Day Sentence In Plea Deal

The father of a child killed in December’s shootings at Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary School has been offered a 30-day sentence to resolve criminal charges he has faced since 2011.

05/09/2013

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