Lobby to Sandy Hook Elementary School. Photo from states attorney's report.

U.S. Schools Beef Up Security In The Wake Of Newtown Massacre

A government survey finds that public schools have beefed up school security measures with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years surrounding the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.


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Online Shopping Advice From A Security Expert

A security expert at Quinnipiac University has some tips for safe online shopping this holiday season.


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Security Upgrade At Yankee Stadium

Wearing a navy blue New York Yankees shirt, Jonathan Freedman lined up with other fans outside Gate 2 on Jerome Avenue and East 164th Street. Once he reached the front of the single-file line, he emptied his pockets into a plastic bin and was ushered through a metal detector.


Connecticut's Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

State Capitol Police Release On Building Access

1. LOB West (Main Entrance) a. All visitors including school groups will be screened through a metal detector and all belongings will get screened with a package scanner. b. Staff, legislators and anyone with a […]


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Tighter Security, Including Metal Detectors, Being Installed At Capitol, LOB

Metal detectors and package scanners will be installed at the State Capitol and Legislative Office Building.


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

Brief Lockdown Ends At Newtown Schools

The middle school and high school in Newtown are re-opened after being briefly locked down.


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Connecticut Woman Killed As Capitol Police Stop Car Trying to Breach Security Barriers

A woman driving a car with Connecticut plates led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. A 1-year-old girl with her survived.


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Shots Fired Outside U.S. Capitol

A car with Connecticut plates sped onto the driveway leading to the White House, over a set of lowered barricades.


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Bomb Comment Arrest At Bradley Airport

Police say a man was arrested at a Connecticut airport after telling security agents that he had a bomb.


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Security Experts Say Schools, Businesses Need Policies To Respond To Threats

With the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn., still fresh in their minds, FBI, state police and security experts offered advice Thursday to school administrators and private employers saying they will have to do more than a “lockdown” policy to prepare for and respond to an armed intruder.