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# connecticut - Friday 21 June, 2019

From The42 Seamus Power off to promising start after hitting five birdies at Travelers Championship PGA Tour

Seamus Power off to promising start after hitting five birdies at Travelers Championship

The Waterford native is currently two shots off the lead in Connecticut.

# connecticut - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee

The unanimous decision from the 10-person jury was the result of a five-week civil trial.

# connecticut - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut

No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered life-threatening symptoms.

# connecticut - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths

Families were back in court today – last year a lawsuit was thrown out of court.

# connecticut - Thursday 2 November, 2017

US college student charged with smearing bodily fluids on roommate's bag amid racism allegations

Brianna Brochu also allegedly wrote online that she put her roommate’s toothbrush “where the sun doesn’t shine”.

# connecticut - Monday 2 October, 2017

Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland History This post contains images

Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland

The artworks, which are currently on display at a museum in Connecticut, will be displayed in Ireland for eight months next year.

# connecticut - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree

An aviation investigation has been launched.

# connecticut - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Husband charged with wife's murder after Fitbit contradicts his version of events

Connie Dabate’s Fitbit was logging steps after the time her husband told police she was killed.

# connecticut - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries

Donald Trump won all five states up for grabs yesterday, with Hillary Clinton emerging victorious in four.

# connecticut - Saturday 26 March, 2016

The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school

The students involved – now almost 50 – recently watched a film based on the events

# connecticut - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer

He appeared in court this week.

# connecticut - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Son charged with murder as parents' remains found months after their disappearance

His girlfriend has also been arrested.

# connecticut - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Woman sues 12-year-old nephew for "forceful" hug that broke her wrist

She was demanding $127,000 for injuries that made it “difficult to hold [her] hors d’oeuvre plate.”

# connecticut - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre

The suspect’s name has not been released by police, but they say there is no threat to the public.

# connecticut - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch this 102-year-old woman with her birthday cake, and wait for it... Crumbs

# connecticut - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat

That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.

# connecticut - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone stole an autistic man's birthday money... so police raised €1,000 as a surprise present Good Guy Cops

Someone stole an autistic man's birthday money... so police raised €1,000 as a surprise present

They’ve also arrested a suspect after thousands of people viewed the crime on YouTube.

# connecticut - Thursday 28 August, 2014

# connecticut - Thursday 3 July, 2014

"I was cold-clocked without warning": Irish author assaulted in Connecticut

“I had a severe concussion, a broken cheekbone, some broken teeth and a spirit that has been temporarily bruised,” Colum McCann said.

# connecticut - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Sean Dunne's wife could be questioned during bankruptcy case

The court has also ordered the former developer to produce more financial documents within the next two weeks.

# connecticut - Sunday 18 May, 2014

For sale: One home owned by an Oscar-winning director. The price? $27.5 million Property Porn This post contains images

For sale: One home owned by an Oscar-winning director. The price? $27.5 million

Ron Howard is selling his mansion in Connecticut. Let’s have a look around.

# connecticut - Monday 28 April, 2014

Paul Simon and wife Edie Brickell arrested for disorderly conduct

The couple are due to appear before a judge today.

# connecticut - Friday 10 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana Bananas

Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana

He must have really needed that banana.

# connecticut - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public

Victims’ families had fought to suppress the tapes, fearing that they would cause distress.

# connecticut - Monday 25 November, 2013

Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown

New details about the devastating massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut nearly a year ago have emerged in a report published today.

# connecticut - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Would you return €70k you found in a desk bought online? Good Samaritan This post contains a poll

# connecticut - Monday 4 November, 2013

Armed man arrested in Connecticut university lockdown

The campus issued an alert earlier today to all staff and students to stay indoors and close all windows until told to do otherwise.

# connecticut - Monday 19 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge These people rang 911 because they couldn't watch TV Cable Outage

These people rang 911 because they couldn't watch TV

“Previously on AMC’s Breaking B…”

# connecticut - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead

The propeller-driven plane struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut, USA. The victims have not yet been identified.

Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security

Panel looking at how schools can increase their security following Newtown massacre says simple steps are the most effective.

# connecticut - Friday 14 June, 2013

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

# connecticut - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Photos: Most expensive house in America is up for sale priced €145 million Property Porn This post contains images

# connecticut - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Irish author's book to help Newtown survivors overcome grief

70 copies of Colum McCann’s ‘Let The Great World Spin’ have been given to staff and students at Newtown, Connecticut.

# connecticut - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million

The bankruptcy filing also reveals that he has an average monthly income of €17,000 per month.

# connecticut - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

# connecticut - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre

Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.

# connecticut - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US

The former property devleoper filed for bankruptcy at a Connecticut court on Friday, citing assets of between $1 – 10 million and debts in the region of $500 million – $1 billion.

# connecticut - Friday 22 February, 2013

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents

Biden advocated a series of proposals, including universal background checks for gun owners, a ban on many military-style weapons and a limit on the size of magazines.

# connecticut - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws

He also rejects link between Hollywood shootouts and real-life gun crime.

# connecticut - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Sandy Hook children to pay tribute to classmates by singing at the Super Bowl

The choir will perform ‘America the Beautiful’.

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