| Jul 16, 2014
It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:45 PM
HARTFORD — The father of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings was sharply critical Friday of the town of Newtown's response in the days and months following the tragedy.
"I suspect that more often than not, officials at...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:33 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:00 PM
When asked how he came to write the Season 2 premiere of "Under the Dome," the television adaptation of his 2009 sci-fi novel that returns to CBS on June 30, Stephen King is refreshingly candid.
"I knew that George R.R. Martin had written a few episodes...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Nine out of 10 Americans support background check requirements on all firearms purchases, but the country remains deeply divided on the broader issue of gun control, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.
The national poll found...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The nine agencies getting the $7.3 million in federal funds in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will use the money to pay for school security guards, social workers and to send one student who witnessed his principal's slaying to a...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:41 AM
More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday.
The report found most of that...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:30 PM
In the song "Una Vez Más," (One More Time), Ceci Bastida sings from the point of a view of a school shooter. "If you dare to insult me one more time, you'll see how I get my revenge," she sings (in Spanish) to a hum of snare drums and synthesizers. "One,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report.
The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Security upgrades, costing $4 million and including new entrances and protections for windows, are in the works for Libertyville School District 128 in the next three years.
Planning for the enhancements at Vernon Hills High School and Libertyville High...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:18 PM
| May 26, 2014
| 9:06 AM
With a California town grieving the deaths of six college students killed by a mentally ill man, one victim's father Monday blamed the killings on politicians who failed to tighten gun laws after a mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn.