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Court upholds Alex Jones sanctions in Sandy Hook case

The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld a sanction against Infowars host Alex Jones over an angry outburst on his web show against an attorney for relatives of some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims.

Families in Derby, Willington react to Manfredonia’s arrest

It was a six-day multi-state manhunt that came to an end Wednesday night in Maryland. Police captured 23-year-old Peter Manfredonia, but it was on Sunday where 24-year-old Nicolas Eisele was found dead in his apartment here on Roosevelt Drive in Derby.

Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunting virus milestone

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the rubble of buildings and lives, modern U.S. presidents have met national trauma with words such as these: “I can hear you.” “You have lost too much, but you have not lost everything.” “We have wept with you; we’ve pulled our children tight.” As diverse as they were in eloquence and […]

What’s essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what’s “essential” and what things we really can’t do without, even though we might not need them for survival. Attempting to slow the spread of the virus, authorities in many places are determining what shops and services can remain open. They’re also restricting citizens from leaving their […]

Suit filed over Sandy Hook-inspired law limiting gun rounds

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gun rights supporters are suing Connecticut officials over part of a 2013 state gun control law passed after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, saying it unconstitutionally bans people from loading more than 10 rounds of ammunition into their firearms. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court cites the Second […]

The Latest: Sanders picks up endorsement of Rep. Mark Takano

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Bernie Sanders is picking up the endorsement of a U.S. House member who backed Hillary Clinton in 2016 and praises the Vermont senator for leadership on issues impacting veterans and working families. Rep. Mark Takano of California says in […]

Teacher unions: Children terrified by active shooter drills

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The nation’stwo largest teachers unions want schools to revise or eliminate active shooter drills, asserting Tuesday that they can harm students’ mental health and that there are better ways to prepare for the possibility of a school shooting. The American Federation of Teachers and National Education Association joined with the advocacy […]

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