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.
The New York Yankees are hosting about 4,000 residents of Newtown, Conn., during their game against the Baltimore Orioles.
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.
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.
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.
Jonathan Reich was arrested in connection to threatening phone calls made to state officials.
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.
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.
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,
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.