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  • Sandy Hook report offers chilling details about school shooter

    Sandy Hook report offers chilling details about school shooter
    NEW YORK — The gunman who massacred 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was obsessed with mass murders and so mentally twisted that his mother planned to move him out of state so he could attend a special school, yet she had...
  • Sandy Hook report: Lanza responsible for rampage, motive remains mystery

    NEW YORK -- Adam Lanza, whose shooting rampage at the Sandy Hook Elementary School left 20 first-graders and six adults dead, acted with deliberation despite his mental health problems and is criminally responsible for the attack that horrified the...
  • Despite local concern, judge orders Newtown 911 tapes released

    A Connecticut judge Tuesday ordered the release of recordings of 911 calls made the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., rejecting a state prosecutor's arguments that they should remain sealed to protect witnesses and the...
  • Lauryn Hill released from prison, completes three-month sentence

    Lauryn Hill released from prison, completes three-month sentence
    Singer Lauryn Hill has been released from federal prison after serving a three-month sentence stemming from her tax evasion case. The ex-Fugees songstress, who earned critical acclaim with her 1998 solo album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill," was...
  • Cheaper, Self-Propelled Rail Cars Are New Again

    On Sept. 6, The Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts was creating a train service between two of Boston's most vital — but heretofore poorly connected — neighborhoods, Back Bay and the Seaport District. Two things caught my eye. The...
  • Moving Female Inmates To Rural Alabama Still A Very Bad Idea

    The Federal Bureau of Prisons intends to resume its misguided transfer of 1,120 female inmates from its women's prison in Danbury to a new facility in the Alabama hinterlands and other locations. The bureau had suspended the transfers recently to answer...
  • Life Magazine photographer Bill Eppridge | 1938-2013

     
    Life magazine photographer Bill Eppridge was on assignment taking pictures of wild horses in the Montana mountains in 1968 when he got word that Robert F. Kennedy had announced he was running for president. “I jumped into my jeep, drove about 20...
  • Crime & Punishment: Yale is on the Lookout For the 'Poopetrator'

    Crime & Punishment: Yale is on the Lookout For the 'Poopetrator'
    Apparently, you can be the type of person who squats over a washing machine to drop turds on a stranger's clothing and still get into Yale. A menace students have deemed “the Poopetrator” has “repeatedly defecated” into campus...
  • Newtown 911 Calls Are Public

    Newtown 911 Calls Are Public
    Secrecy in government took a deserved pounding this week. New Britain Superior Court Judge Eliot Prescott struck a welcome blow for openness by ordering the release of 911 calls made to Newtown police about the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • An Embarrassing Sandy Hook Report

    Some high-ranking state officials continue to plunder their credibility in their quest to shut the public out of the people's business. The assault on the public's sensibilities reached a Captain Queeg-like level of madness with the release of Danbury...
  • Flavor Profile: Baro in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Baro in Fairfield
    Baró knows what it wants to be: a New World cantina serving craft cocktails and small plates of inspired Latin cuisine. This three-month-old restaurant in the Brick Walk section of downtown Fairfield features a spare, industrial-rustic décor in which to...
  • 5 key points debated in the decision to release Newtown 911 calls

    5 key points debated in the decision to release Newtown 911 calls
    Prior to the Wednesday release of audio recordings of 911 calls made Dec. 14 from Sandy Hook Elementary School, the state's attorney for the Danbury region, Stephen Sedensky III, fought media requests for the recordings. Freedom-of-information advocates...