| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, are dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant, and the gunman was found dead inside the school.
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
— The guns used in the last two mass murders in Connecticut were purchased at same East Windsor gun shop.
Records show that Omar Thornton, who killed eight people and himself at Hartford Distributors Inc. in 2010, purchased both the Glock and...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:13 AM
When Sam Pasco was young, he recalls his mother telling him, "If you can help somebody, just do it."
Never forgetting those words, Pasco has dedicated his life to two things: music and helping people.
Pasco, 85, plays the saxophone in a trio with...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:34 PM
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others:
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Hartford Flick Fest
Dec 6-9, various film times throughout the weekend
Spotlight Theater and Wadsworth Athenaeum
Connecticut's indie film community and fans come together this weekend at the new Front Street theater....
| May 24, 2013
| 3:48 PM
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...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:25 AM
It wasn't all that long ago that the last thing a craft brewery would do is package its beer in cans.
Now it's a logical step to maintain quality, increase sales, reduce costs and reduce environmental impact, and Bloomfield-based Back East Brewing in...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:18 PM
The staffs of the state's top prosecutor and the governor's office have been working in secret with General Assembly leaders on legislation to withhold records related to the police investigation into the Dec. 14 Newtown elementary school massacre —...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Manchester Rotary Club is to host a Mother's Day pancake breakfast on Sunday.
Doors will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at the Manchester Country Club, 308 South Main St. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, bacon, blueberries and...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Two police officers were promoted recently to sergeant.
Officers Stephen Bresciano and Jamie Taylor were promoted on March 15, the police department announced Thursday.
Bresciano, who was hired in 1997, was a field training officer and traffic unit...
| Mar 27, 2013
Four local leaders from different backgrounds came together last week to talk about gun violence in Manchester.
Representatives with experience in religion, law enforcement, education and the government were panelists at the first in a series of...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:56 AM
"Active shooter" scenarios have been a continuing focus for Police Chief Marc Montminy, especially since Aug. 3, 2010, when he and his officers answered frantic calls from a local beer warehouse.
The carnage at Hartford Distributors — eight men...