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# connecticut - Thursday 31 January, 2013

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

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

Jan 31st 2013, 1:06 PM 4,313 Views 14 Comments

The choir will perform ‘America the Beautiful’.

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators
# Gun Violence
# Gun Violence

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

Jan 31st 2013, 10:26 AM 3,251 Views 4 Comments

The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.

# connecticut - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting

Jan 5th 2013, 12:25 PM 25,227 Views 61 Comments

The US president later described this as the worst day in his presidency.

# connecticut - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Sandy Hook massacre survivors back to class today
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook massacre survivors back to class today

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:34 AM 4,569 Views 10 Comments

The children will not return to Sandy Hook, but will instead attend a disused school in a nearby town.

# connecticut - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school
# United States
# United States

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:10 PM 13,820 Views 72 Comments

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

# connecticut - Friday 28 December, 2012

Woman allegedly 'set up fake fundraising scheme' for Newtown victims
# Newtown
# Newtown

Woman allegedly 'set up fake fundraising scheme' for Newtown victims

Dec 28th 2012, 10:00 AM 7,131 Views 7 Comments

The 37-year-old from the Bronx allegedly claimed to be the aunt of one of the victims.

# connecticut - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east
# United States
# United States

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

Dec 27th 2012, 8:43 AM 6,603 Views 2 Comments

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

# connecticut - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Dec 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 5,237 Views 7 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# connecticut - Friday 21 December, 2012

Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference
# Protest
# Protest

Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference

Dec 21st 2012, 4:10 PM 3,929 Views 21 Comments

The NRA is giving its first press conference since the mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut a week ago where 20 children and six adults died.

Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings
# Newtown
# Newtown

Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings

Dec 21st 2012, 2:57 PM 2,540 Views 8 Comments

26 bells were sounded – one for each of the victims of last week’s shooting – after a moment of silence.

# connecticut - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month
# United States
# United States

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month

Dec 19th 2012, 8:12 PM 4,463 Views 26 Comments

Obama has asked his vice president Joe Biden to lead efforts to formulate proposals that he insists will not impinge on the Second Amendment, which enshrines the right to bear arms in the US.

Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown
# Newtown
# Newtown

Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown

Dec 19th 2012, 7:49 AM 7,184 Views 6 Comments

Sandy Hook elementary remains closed, though, and children have been invited to attend alternative schools next month.

# connecticut - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons

Dec 18th 2012, 8:09 PM 9,292 Views 86 Comments

The US president has thrown his support behind a Democratic senator’s attempts to reintroduce a ban on certain types of guns, a ban which expired eight years ago.

# connecticut - Monday 17 December, 2012

Obama tells Newtown: "We will have to change"
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Obama tells Newtown: "We will have to change"

Dec 17th 2012, 7:52 AM 6,498 Views 58 Comments

The US president attended a vigil last night for the victims of the Newtown massacre and gave his strongest hint yet that he may seek to reform America’s gun laws.

# connecticut - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Connecticut police: People are posing online as school shooter
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Connecticut police: People are posing online as school shooter

Dec 16th 2012, 6:01 PM 16,532 Views 13 Comments

Police said at a press conference today that people are posing as the shooter online, and an investigation is underway to uncover who these people are.

Obama due to attend interfaith vigil for Newtown victims
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Obama due to attend interfaith vigil for Newtown victims

Dec 16th 2012, 10:38 AM 4,726 Views 20 Comments

The President will visit the scene of Friday’s school massacre to sympathise with the families of the 27 victims.

Named: The 27 victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings
# Newtown
# Newtown

Named: The 27 victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings

Dec 16th 2012, 7:52 AM 11,907 Views 89 Comments

The names and ages of the victims have been released, as officials say each victim was struck more than once.

# connecticut - Saturday 15 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges

Dec 15th 2012, 7:55 PM 12,481 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Connecticut school shooter ‘forced his way in’
# Shooting
# Shooting

Connecticut school shooter ‘forced his way in’

Dec 15th 2012, 3:55 PM 23,625 Views 73 Comments

Candlelit vigils and prayer services for the victims have been held in Newtown Connecticut and in Washington.

Poll: Will tighter gun laws prevent more shootings in the US?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will tighter gun laws prevent more shootings in the US?

Dec 15th 2012, 9:52 AM 9,481 Views 122 Comments

As the world reacts to the latest mass shooting in America, we ask you whether you believe a tightening of America’s gun laws will make any lasting difference?

Sympathy over US school shooting stretches globe
# Shooting
# Shooting

Sympathy over US school shooting stretches globe

Dec 15th 2012, 8:03 AM 7,735 Views 44 Comments

World leaders have expressed their condolences over the killing and raised questions about America’s lax gun laws.

Timeline: mass killings in recent times
# Shooting
# Shooting

Timeline: mass killings in recent times

Dec 15th 2012, 12:00 AM 18,267 Views 96 Comments

The shooting in Newtown, Connecticut in which 20 children were killed has been described as one of the world’s worst mass shootings.

# connecticut - Friday 14 December, 2012

Police confirm 20 children killed in Connecticut shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

Police confirm 20 children killed in Connecticut shooting

Dec 14th 2012, 10:00 PM 28,798 Views 141 Comments

The shooter was pronounced dead at the scene and it is reported that he took his own life.

Obama in tears over Connecticut school shooting
# Children
# Children

Obama in tears over Connecticut school shooting

Dec 14th 2012, 8:31 PM 35,733 Views 128 Comments

The president delivered an emotional address to reporters in the White House this evening.

The Evening Fix... now with an offer you might refuse
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with an offer you might refuse

Dec 14th 2012, 8:00 PM 9,090 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Connecticut school shooting: Reports say ’18 children among 27 dead’
# Children
# Children

Connecticut school shooting: Reports say ’18 children among 27 dead’

Dec 14th 2012, 7:41 PM 37,304 Views 149 Comments

Latest reports saying up to 18 children have been killed and one entire class is still unaccounted for.

# connecticut - Monday 3 December, 2012

Three dead in US 'bow and arrow' college attack
# College Killing
# College Killing

Three dead in US 'bow and arrow' college attack

Dec 3rd 2012, 11:36 AM 10,159 Views 17 Comments

Son killed his father, his father’s partner and himself in ‘bow and arrow’ college attack in Wyoming, USA.

# connecticut - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Former WWE chief Linda McMahon fails in second Senate bid
# Steel Chairs Ahoy
# Steel Chairs Ahoy

Former WWE chief Linda McMahon fails in second Senate bid

Nov 7th 2012, 1:40 AM 5,128 Views 17 Comments

Will Linda McMahon break out the steel chair, having failed to win a Senate seat at the second time of asking?

# connecticut - Friday 28 September, 2012

Man shoots masked teen - then finds out it's his son
# United States
# United States

Man shoots masked teen - then finds out it's his son

Sep 28th 2012, 9:36 AM 17,295 Views 50 Comments

Jeffrey Giuliano went to the aid of a neighbour who was being burgled – and shot the young man after himself being threatened.

# connecticut - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Connecticut: 7-year-old accidentally shoots neighbour, 52
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Connecticut: 7-year-old accidentally shoots neighbour, 52

Aug 26th 2012, 2:00 PM 8,663 Views 11 Comments

Police have not said how the boy came into possession of his neighbour’s gun.

# connecticut - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

$10k refunded to woman charged for 25 years of streetlighting
# Refund
# Refund

$10k refunded to woman charged for 25 years of streetlighting

Aug 14th 2012, 7:04 PM 15,001 Views 24 Comments

Woman discovered the error when someone interested in buying her home queried her utility charges.

# connecticut - Saturday 23 June, 2012

In pictures: Katharine Hepburn family estate on sale for $30 million
# Property Porn
From The Daily Edge
# Property Porn

In pictures: Katharine Hepburn family estate on sale for $30 million

Jun 23rd 2012, 6:30 PM 14,083 Views 24 Comments

Waterfront property has its own private dock and sandy beaches.

# connecticut - Sunday 13 May, 2012

School evacuated after student uses too much deodorant
# So Fresh And So Clean
From The Daily Edge
# So Fresh And So Clean

School evacuated after student uses too much deodorant

May 13th 2012, 9:06 AM 8,374 Views 16 Comments

Well, that’s a danger nobody saw coming…

# connecticut - Monday 30 April, 2012

VIDEO: 6-year-old kid plays Piano Man by Billy Joel (and he's good)
# Piano Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Piano Boy

VIDEO: 6-year-old kid plays Piano Man by Billy Joel (and he's good)

Apr 30th 2012, 3:38 PM 6,148 Views 12 Comments

This makes us feel slightly less impressed with our own efforts at playing the piano when we were kids…

# connecticut - Friday 17 February, 2012

US man tries to evict 98-year-old mother on her birthday
# Ungrateful Kid
From The Daily Edge
# Ungrateful Kid

US man tries to evict 98-year-old mother on her birthday

Feb 17th 2012, 4:20 PM 6,682 Views 26 Comments

The 71-year-old son says that his mother should be with people of her own age. Harsh.

# connecticut - Monday 29 August, 2011

It's official: Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are an item
# Romance
From The42
# Romance

It's official: Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are an item

Aug 29th 2011, 12:24 PM 2,520 Views 1 Comment

The golfer confirmed the pair were dating in a recent interview.

# connecticut - Sunday 28 August, 2011

In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene
# Irene
# Irene

In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene

Aug 28th 2011, 7:18 PM 1,621 Views 7 Comments

Residents return to their homes along the east coast as New York dealt with the effects of the tropical storm.