| Aug 3, 2010
| 3:52 PM
Friends describe William C. Ackerman as kind, but gruff.
The 51-year-old was a good man, they say, adding that "only the good die young."
Friends say that Ackerman was one of nine people to die in a shooting at Hartford Distributors on Tuesday. They...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 6:09 PM
Edwin Kennison Jr. was such a huge New York Yankees fan that he had two Yankee tattoos: the iconic "NY" on one arm and the team's World Series wins on his leg.
"He loved sports in general," his wife of 17 years, Katherine Kennison, said.
| Aug 4, 2010
| 9:48 PM
They were picking their loads when the shooting started.
The older drivers at Hartford Distributors, the guys with the most seniority, always picked their delivery routes first, before the younger drivers got to choose.
The drivers would gather in a...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 3:19 PM
Two new faces will join the Fox CT news team in the next two weeks, the Hartford TV station announced Monday.
Jeevan Vittal will begin Jan.17, and Ayana Noni Harry starts Jan. 24.
"Jeevan and Ayana are two very talented reporters," said Fox CT news...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 4:06 PM
I don't think there is much question:
That Jared Loughner is more disturbed than ideological.
That the voices, more than talk radio, influenced his actions.
That guns don't kill people, crazy people with easy access to guns do.
That talk radio will...
| Jan 30, 2011
We need a Bobo Doll with teeth.
In the early 1960s, Stanford University psychologist Albert Bandura conducted experiments that involved, in part, an adult mistreating an inflatable doll named Bobo in the presence of children. Bandura then recorded the...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 7:30 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- Minutes after a woman was suspended from her job at a Kraft Foods Inc. plant and was escorted out, she returned with a handgun and opened fire, killing two people and critically injuring a third before being taken into custody, police...
| May 18, 2011
| 1:53 PM
Rich Burgess was drinking coffee and working on his laptop at the Old Saybrook Starbucks when several cops approached him about the gun he was carrying. Burgess always carries a gun in a holster on his right hip and two ammo clips on his left.
| Jun 19, 2011
Edmanuel Reyes, a deranged man with two pistols and a 12-gauge shotgun, would spray 100 or so bullets at arriving police officers, at their vehicles, at surrounding houses. One of those bullets that ugly late May afternoon in Manchester would pierce...