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Hundreds of people attend a candlelight vigil at Jonathan Law High School after the death of Maren Sanchez, 16, who was stabbed to death Friday morning inside the school on April 28, 2014 in Milford, Connecticut. Sanchez, a popular student, was stabbed by a male student just hours before she was to attend her junior prom with her boyfriend. Connecticut is the state where 20 students and 6 adults who were killed Dec. 14, 2012, in the massacre at Sandy Hook School. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study: Exposure To Violence Declining Among Kids

According to a recent study, the amount of violence U.S. children are exposed to has fallen considerably during the past decade.

04/29/2014

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Rallying Against Violence in Hartford

Members of the community, the Hartford Police Department, and some big-name elected officials are getting together in Hartford Saturday morning.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–04/18/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

Alexander Bradley (Courtesy Hartford Police Department)

Hernandez Associate Shot At Hartford Club Faces Weapons Charge

A man who alleges he was shot in the face by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in Florida was shot again, this time outside a Connecticut nightclub, where he then opened fire, police said Monday. He was arrested on charges including criminal gun possession.

02/03/2014

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Violent Night in Hartford

Hartford Police  are investigating a series of violent incidents  which  happened in  a brief period of time early Sunday. There were at least  three  shootings,the first  on Main Street in the city’s north end  about  […]

06/16/2013

Families of Newtown shooting victims at the state Capitol, asking legislators to change the law to ensure photos from the school could be kept private, along with recordings of 911 calls and other documents. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Calls For Action Mark 6 Months Since Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Six months after the Newtown school shooting, the tragedy will be marked with a moment of silence, the reading of thousands of names of gun violence victims and calls around the […]

06/14/2013

Task Force Recommends Domestic Violence Law Reforms

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A legislative task force is recommending a new round of reforms to Connecticut’s domestic violence laws, including changes to the bail bond process. The Speaker’s Task Force on Domestic Violence unveiled […]

02/28/2011

Police Question Two After Skirmish at Rally; McMahon Escorted Away

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Campus police were questioning at least two University of Connecticut students involved in a skirmish during a rally for Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMahon. The Republican candidate was visiting […]

11/01/2010

Fear of Violence Prompts Rescheduling of Football Game

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ School officials have rescheduled a high school football game in Stamford because of concerns about possible retaliation for the killings of two men last weekend. Stamford Superintendent of Schools Joshua Starr […]

09/29/2010

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