World | Reuters | Thursday December 5, 2013
A teacher calmly explains she has been shot in the foot. Another woman, sounding anguished, pleads for help.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 26, 2013
New Haven authorities say they have not found a gunman on Yale's campus and are leaning toward a call warning of an armed man heading to shoot up the school being a hoax.
World | Associated Press | Monday November 25, 2013
Police have blocked off several downtown streets near Yale University as they investigate a report of a gunman in the area.
World | Reuters | Monday November 25, 2013
Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, urged students and staff to shelter in place after local police received an unconfirmed report of a person on campus with a gun.
World | Reuters | Monday November 25, 2013
President Barack Obama, on a fundraising swing in Seattle on Sunday, described himself as "not a particularly ideological person" despite ongoing political clashes with Republicans over healthcare, the economy, and immigration reform.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 21, 2013
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was freed on bail on Thursday by a Stamford Superior Court judge, after spending the last 11 years in prison for the 1975 murder of a teenage neighbor in Greenwich, Connecticut.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Central Connecticut State University on Monday declared a campus emergency and told students and faculty to take shelter while police respond to an unspecified incident.
World | Associated Press | Friday October 4, 2013
The mother of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to breach a barrier at the White House says her daughter had post-partum depression.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 30, 2013
A few nights after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, David Posey heard a strange noise in his house and went upstairs to check on his son. The little boy, who had just seen his teacher and a first-grade classmate gunned down, was pounding...
World | Reuters | Sunday September 22, 2013
President Barack Obama urged supporters on Saturday to "go back at it" and pursue gun-control measures after mass shootings in Washington and Chicago in the past week put the spotlight back onto the problem of gun violence in the United States.
World | Reuters | Saturday September 21, 2013
Chicago police are searching for suspected gang members who opened fire with an assault weapon at a park late on Thursday, wounding 13 people including a 3-year-old boy, in an attack that highlighted Mayor Rahm Emanuel's struggle to stem street crime...
World | Reuters | Thursday August 22, 2013
A woman credited with convincing a gunman holed up in an Atlanta-area school to lay down his assault rifle and surrender to police says the man was suicidal and preparing to die in a bloodbath before she talked him out of it.
World | Reuters | Sunday August 11, 2013
A plane flown by a retired Microsoft Corp. executive that crashed into a Connecticut neighborhood was upside down when it hit two houses, killing the pilot, his son and two young girls on the ground, officials said on Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Saturday August 10, 2013
A small plane crashed in a working-class neighborhood near an airport on Friday and engulfed two houses in flames, likely killing four to six people, authorities said.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 9, 2013
A small plane crashed into a house near an airport in Connecticut today, said officials. At least three people are missing, including two children inside a home that caught fire.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 25, 2013
California schools bested East Coast universities in Forbes' annual ranking of top US colleges, with Stanford University and Pomona College capturing the top two spots.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 18, 2013
Like many Americans, Travis Lerol has owned guns for much of his life, but the single-shot Liberator he made himself in his basement with a tabletop 3D printer is unique.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Actor-comedian Jim Carrey says he cannot support the level of violence shown in his forthcoming film Jeff Wadlow's Kick-Ass 2.
Thursday June 20, 2013
The US Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that it would keep buying $85 billion in bonds per month and gave no explicit indication that it was close to scaling back the program, despite intense market speculation it could soon start drawing it to a cl...
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 15, 2013
A Connecticut town held a moment of silence Friday for the victims of an elementary school massacre at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on gun control, with the reading of names of thousands of victims of gun violence.