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Omar S. Thornton

Omar S. Thornton
Omar Thornton was the suspected shooter in a workplace shooting at Hartford Distributors, in Manchester, Conn. on August 3, 2010. Thornton is believed to have shot and kiiled eight co-workers before killing himself.
Omar Thornton was the suspected shooter in a workplace shooting at Hartford Distributors, in Manchester, Conn. on August 3, 2010. Thornton is believed to have shot and kiiled eight co-workers before killing himself. « Show less

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  • Trying To Comfort Victims' Relatives, Friends In South Windsor Church

    Father Daniel Sullivan thought a long time about what he'd say.
  • Time To Study Gun Violence As Public Health Issue

    We need a Bobo Doll with teeth. In the early 1960s, Stanford University psychologist Albert Bandura conducted experiments that involved, in part, an adult mistreating an inflatable doll named Bobo in the presence of children. Bandura then recorded the...

    Shooting Makes Fermi Coach, Manchester Officer Beeler Appreciate Father's Day More

    Edmanuel Reyes, a deranged man with two pistols and a 12-gauge shotgun, would spray 100 or so bullets at arriving police officers, at their vehicles, at surrounding houses. One of those bullets that ugly late May afternoon in Manchester would pierce...

    Malloy, The Supposed 'Transparency' Governor, Blasted As 'Foe Of FOI'

    Dannel P. Malloy came into office as governor two years ago saying he's committed to "open and transparent" government, but recent events have put that assertion in question. "Transparent" and "transparency" are the words that leaders use these days...

    Why Newtown 911 Calls Should Be Public

    Why Newtown 911 Calls Should Be Public
    A judge is weighing whether to make public the 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Painful as they undoubtedly are, he should. The state official in charge of the (long delayed) investigation is fighting to keep them private, but...