House Speaker Brendan Sharkey wants to take a closer look at the state’s existing self-defense laws to make sure that a situation like the deadly shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin can’t happen in Connecticut.
A Vernon man charged with an assault on a Brown University basketball player that left him hospitalized with severe head injuries acted in self-defense, his attorney said Friday.
After the Senate voted against advancing gun-control legislation, elected leaders and Newtown families reacted with disappointment.
“I am horribly disappointed that the U.S. Senate was unable to act – even on the watered-down legislation before them today. I am proud that here in Connecticut we passed the strongest gun safety law […]
An FBI investigation into the finances of his congressional campaign will not keep Christopher Donovan from running or force him to step down as the Connecticut House speaker, his campaign manager said Friday.