| Jun 26, 2013
The sounds of gunshots and screams echoed through the halls of the Somerset County Technology Center Wednesday afternoon.
But the blue-handled guns were fake and the screams came from police officers, trainers and other officials who were...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:49 AM
A move by several municipal governments to consider banning assault weapons has come to Lake County, and gun owners are preparing for a struggle.
The first arena will be Village Board and City Council chambers across the region, as firearms owners...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Walt Disney Elementary school in Mishawaka was once a true “open concept” school. It originally had almost no interior walls, a design thought to encourage collaboration between educators and students.
But like many of these 1970s-era...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:20 AM
You can satisfy your musical theater jones, your jazz itch and your pop-idol crush all with one concert this week: Harry Connick Jr. is performing 8 p.m. June 22 at Simsbury Meadows (22 Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury). Connick's a skilled pianist who...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
The TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival is underway in multiple venues and, as they say on TV, we've got team coverage of everything from the marquee attractions at the Chicago Theatre to the late-night, semi-secret performances that insiders...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 1:35 PM
In posts on gun message boards and gaming chat rooms, a user who authorities believe was Newtown gunman Adam Lanza showed a technical prowess about weapons and computers, a "fetish" for a certain bullet and a near-fixation with correcting Wikipedia...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:33 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims' families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the president's allies are asking him to...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Every gun massacre is horrible, but this seems worst of all. If the preliminary reports are true, a gunman (or perhaps gunmen?) might have massacred an entire kindergarten class at an elementary school in Connecticut. Twenty children, six adults and......
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:35 PM
In the wake of the Friday shooting of school children in Connecticut, Central Florida school districts posted tips, condolences and safety assurances on their websites this weekend. “There are no words sufficient to express our sorrow for the people...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:36 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON – In response to the Newtown massacre and other recent acts of gun violence, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and several colleagues proposed a bill on Thursday to expand mental health services. The bipartisan...