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  • Repeal Law That Closed Off Crime Records

    With two weeks to go in the General Assembly's 2014 session, count it as pretty much of a stalemate in Connecticut's privacy vs. disclosure war, a conflict touched off by the Newtown shootings. Inaction regarding new legislation is fine. More than...
  • If They'd Followed The Law On The 911 Tapes ...

    What if authorities had followed state law and released the Newtown 911 calls when they were requested by the Associated Press, shortly after Adam Lanza's horrific shooting spree on Dec. 14? That's been the practice after other mass homicides. Police in...
  • The People Deserve Open Government

    Open government — a democratic idea hopefully still prized in Connecticut — has taken a devastating hit here in the past three years. Government accountability has been threatened by the powerful, shaking the public's trust. A top item in...
  • 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...
  • A Second Suitor: Brewery Interested In Hartford Times Building

    A Second Suitor: Brewery Interested In Hartford Times Building
    In the dozen years that the landmark Hartford Times building has stood vacant, there has been only one serious proposal to redevelop the property. And that one didn't work out. Now, in the space of a few months, there are two more. The Thomas Hooker...
  • Gun Shop Where Newtown Weapon Purchased Loses Firearms License

    A gun shop in East Windsor, which sold the weapon used in the Newtown school massacre, has lost its federal license to sell guns. ATF agents raided the Riverview Gun Sales shop a few days after the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Nancy...
  • Workplace Deaths Decline In 2011, Weak Economy A Factor

    The number of work-related deaths in Connecticut fell to 36 in 2011, down from 49 in 2010 and slightly lower than the 20-year average of 40 per year. The 2011 deaths included a construction worker who fell from a roof in Stamford and a Windsor...
  • Former East Windsor Gun Shop Worker Guilty Of Federal Charge

    BRIDGEPORT — A former employee at Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to violating a federal firearms law. Krystopher DiBella, 25, of West Suffield pleaded guilty to aiding in the improper filling out...
  • Manchester Board Adopts Gun Violence Resolution

    Manchester Board Adopts Gun Violence Resolution
    The board of directors united behind a resolution on gun violence Tuesday, but Republican members, concerned about some language in the document, had initially planned to abstain from voting. The resolution says the board will sustain the memory of gun...
  • Police Say Banning Assault Weapons Won't Be Easy

    State and local police told the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Friday that it will be tough to create an effective law banning assault weapons because they are so hard to define. Following the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, where Adam...
  • Manchester Group Hosts Community Forum On Gun Violence

    A community forum is scheduled for Wednesday to address gun violence from perspectives of religion, law enforcement, education and politics. The forum — Our Community Reflects On Gun Violence — is co-sponsored by Manchester Community College...
  • Newtown, Other Gun Violence Victims To Have Strong Presence At State Of The Union Speech

    jlender@courant.com Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...