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  1. Green Party presidential candidate pushes for Sanders supporters in New LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein addresses a group of supporters gathered at The Garde Gallery on State Street in New London on Thursday, July 21, 2016. New London - Calling herself a “plan B” for disappointed Bernie Sanders supporters, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein refuted the “lesser of two evils” narrative of the 2016 race to a crowd of local supporters Thursday morning.

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  2. Connecticut Sen. Murphy gets speaking slot at Democratic National ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Day

    Chris Murphy, Connecticut's junior U.S. senator, has been selected to speak at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week.  Murphy's name was on a list of more than 60 politicians released by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Convention Committee on Thursday. The time of Murphy's speaking slot was not released.

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  3. Newtown rejects settlement deal of families' lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Hartford - The town of Newtown has rejected an offer from two Sandy Hook parents to settle a lawsuit over the 2012 school shooting that claimed the lives of 26 students and faculty. The Hartford Courant reports a deadline passed this week for the town to accept the motion to settle the case brought by estates of 6-year-olds Noah Pozner and Jesse Lewis for $11 million.

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  4. Newtown teacher resigns after gun possession chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Newtown - A Newtown middle school teacher who was accused of carrying a loaded .45-caliber pistol in a holster inside the school has resigned. The teacher at Newtown Middle School was arrested on April 6 after police say he was seen with the pistol and detained by school security.

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  5. When mass shooters die, some feel better off with no trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: In this April 8, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama embraces Scarlett Lewis, mother of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Jesse Lewis, after speaking at in Hartford, Conn. Through his death in a gun battle with police on Sunday, June 12, 2016, the Orlando nightclub gunman deprived his victims' families of the chance for a trial that could have helped to channel grief, offer a sense of justice or provide answers for the bloodshed.

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  6. Gun maker asks judge to dismiss lawsuit by Newtown familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Hartford - A gun manufacturer should be held accountable for selling the public semi-automatic rifles that were designed as military killing machines, a lawyer for families of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre told a judge Monday. The argument came during a court hearing on Remington Arms' request to dismiss a lawsuit by relatives of nine children and adults killed at the Newtown school on Dec. 14, 2012, and a teacher who survived the shooting.

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  7. Judge upholds suspension of student who chewed pastry into the shape of a gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: A Maryland judge has upheld the suspension of an elementary school boy who chewed his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun and pretended to shoot classmates, supporting a finding that the boy disrupted his class and that his family was not denied due process as it appealed what has become known as the "Pop Tart case."

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  8. Murphy, frustrated by inaction on guns, begins filibusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: WASHINGTON - A Democratic senator from Connecticut is launching a filibuster and demanding a vote on gun control measures. The move comes three days after 49 people were killed in a mass shooting in Orlando.  Sen. Chris Murphy is holding up action in the Senate floor, demanding that Republicans allow votes on those measures.

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  9. Newtown parents offer to settle lawsuit for $5.5M apieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: DANBURY, Conn. - The parents of two children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre are offering to settle their wrongful death lawsuit against Newtown, Connecticut, and its school system for $5.5 million apiece.

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  10. Follow Connecticut's lead, ban assault riflesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Another mass shooting . This time, 49 murdered, more than 50 wounded, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

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  11. Elementary school yearbook honors Sandy Hook victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Monroe - A special page in an elementary school yearbook is dedicated to the 26 students and staff killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut. The Hartford Courant reports the first-graders who survived the attack are finishing elementary school Monday, ending the students' three years in a Monroe school that served as Sandy Hook Elementary School since the shooting.

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  12. Newtown documentary gets 1st public Connecticut screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: In this 2011 photo provided by Mark Barden, his son Daniel Barden runs alongside a school bus in Newtown, Conn. Daniel was among those killed during the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings on Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown.

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  13. UCLA shooting renews concerns about classrooms with no locksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: This photo provided by Pranasha Shrestha shows a photo of the UCLA engineering building classroom door that was barricaded during the school lockdown after a shooting on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Los Angeles. Doors open outward with no locks so they had to improvise their own locking mechanism.

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  14. Fitch, NFA win state softball quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Newly crowned Connecticut Gatorade Softball Player of the Year Caroline Taber pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts as top-ranked Fitch beat No. 24 Mercy, 8-3, in a CIAC Class L quarterfinal.

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  15. Newtown memorial site rejected by open space advocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: In this Dec. 14, 2013 file photo, a makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn., on the one-year anniversary of the shootings. With sweeping views of Newtown's rolling hills, a field at the town's highest point emerged early on as the first choice for planners of a permanent memorial to honor the 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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  16. Man pleads guilty in Sandy Hook massacre charity scamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: HARTFORD, Conn. - A Tennessee man pleaded guilty Thursday to defrauding the charity he created to benefit the people of Newtown following the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

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  17. Final push results in passage of 16 veterans billsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Hartford - A number of veterans bills were passed in the final hours of the 2016 legislative session, which ended at midnight Wednesday. Sixteen veterans bills have passed both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly. The bills now await the governor's signature.

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  18. Little movement on veteran-related bills as General Assembly ends sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Hartford - Members of the state's Veterans' Affairs Committee on Wednesday were making an eleventh hour push to get a number of their initiatives passed after little movement was made on veteran-related bills this legislative session. No bills relating to veterans have yet been signed by the governor, but legislation will continued to be signed in the ensuing weeks.

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  19. Grassroots East to hold candidate forum in East LymeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Day

    Grassroots East has announced that it will hold a forum on Monday in East Lyme for the delegates to the May 9 state convention to meet federal candidates for office. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Flanders Fish Market at 22 Chesterfield Road.

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  20. Clinton, relatives of Newtown victims talk gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Day

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton sits has a cup of coffee with diners, Gwendolyn Thames, left, John J. Thomas, second from left, and Helen Nixon front right, during a stop to Cozy's Spot restaurant, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Hartford, Conn. Clinton stopped in Hartford for a discussion on gun violence prevention with family members of gun violence victims.

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