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Expert advises getting help for healthcare workers facing stress and trauma

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The doctors and nurses in our hospitals have been under incredible pressure for weeks now, seeing patient after patient dying in front of them. It’s like witnessing a terrible tragedy, but then coming right back and witnessing it again the next day. After an awful tragedy like the shooting at […]

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 […]

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones arrested for DWI in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was arrested in Texas on a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said Tuesday. Jones was booked into an Austin jail shortly after midnight and released on bond a few hours later, Travis County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kristen Dark said. She said she had no further […]

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 […]

Newtown families in lawsuit get access to shooter’s computer

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Families of those killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting will have access to the shooter’s computer as part of their lawsuit against gun maker Remington. A state Superior Court judge in Waterbury, Connecticut, signed off on a stipulated agreement Thursday between the families and Remington that will allow a […]

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