Connecticut

Teacher leads kids away from shooting

Police took nearly 6 minutes to enter Conn. school

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre indicates that nearly six minutes passed between the arrival of the first Newtown police officer and the time local officers entered the […]

11/25/2013

In this Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, file photo provided by the Newtown Bee, a police officer leads two women and a child from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. A prosecutor is planning to release a report on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, but the public will have to wait longer for the Connecticut state police’s full accounting of the crime. (AP Photo/Newtown Bee, Shannon Hicks) :

Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A prosecutor is planning to release a report on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but the public will have to wait longer for the Connecticut State Police’s […]

11/24/2013

Newtown school shooting

Judge seeks to hear Conn. 911 calls before ruling

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge said Friday that he wants to hear the 911 recordings from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting before ruling whether they can be released to the media. […]

11/08/2013

The new Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is loaded on to a trailer from the property of the Vargoshe family in Shelton, Conn., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Connecticut Post, Brian A. Pounds)

Conn. sending Christmas tree to Rockefeller Center

  SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — A 76-foot Norway spruce is joining thousands of other Connecticut commuters as it heads to work in midtown Manhattan. For the second time in six years, the city of Shelton […]

11/07/2013

Central Connecticut State University senior David Kyem, 21, son of CCSU geography professor Peter Kyem is seen outside a campus building in New Britain, Conn. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Central Connecticut State University)

Student who set off Conn. lockdown arrested again

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The student who set off a lockdown at Central Connecticut State University when he arrived on campus wearing an apparent Halloween costume that included a sword and a BB handgun has […]

11/05/2013

The Empire State Building in New York is lit up in orange and green colors for Halloween. (AP Photo)

Empire State Building lights up for Halloween

  NEW YORK (AP) — Children weren’t the only ones in New York City who dressed up for Halloween: The Empire State Building put on a light show, complete with “spooky” colors and music. Marc […]

11/01/2013

Newtown families ask panel to shield 911 tapes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre are telling members of a Connecticut panel they don’t want the 911 tapes from that day released to the public. […]

10/30/2013

In this undated file photo, Orville and Wilbur Wright test their airplane on a beach. The Wright brothers have long been credited as the first to achieve powered flight. But in June, 2013, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law giving German-born aviator and Connecticut resident Gustave Whitehead the honor of being first. On Thursday, Oct. 23, 1013 Ohio state Rep. Rick Perales and North Carolina state Sen. Bill Cook held news conferences to dispute Connecticut's action and reassert the Wright Brothers were first in flight. (AP Photo/File)

3 states tussle over bragging rights to 1st flight

Ohio and North Carolina drew a line on the tarmac Thursday in the fight over who was first to make a powered airplane flight. Ohio license plates proclaim the state is the “Birthplace of Aviation” […]

10/24/2013

Kennedy cousin Skakel wins new trial in 1975 death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was granted a new trial on Wednesday by a Connecticut judge who ruled his attorney failed to adequately represent him when he was convicted in 2002 of […]

10/23/2013

An April 22, 2013 photo shows singer Lauryn Hill walking from federal court in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, file)

Lauryn Hill allowed to tour before sentence ends

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge in New Jersey is allowing Lauryn to participate in a concert tour before completing her sentence in a tax case. Attorney Nathan Hochman says Hill has been permitted […]

10/08/2013

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