Posts Tagged ‘Connecticut’

Mementos for 20 students and six educators, killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, hang from a tree in Newtown, Connecticut December 14, 2014. Parents of almost half the young children killed by a gunman at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, two years ago on Sunday have taken initial steps toward filing lawsuits tied to one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

Newtown victims’ families sue maker of gun used in 2012 attack

By Scott Malone, Reuters on Dec. 15, 2014, at 2:25 p.m.
BOSTON — The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose. While the AR-15 assault weapon …

Bartus keeps Bears at bay as UConn earns tie

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 09, 2010, at 11:07 p.m.
ORONO — On paper, Saturday night’s 3-3 overtime tie between the University of Maine men’s hockey team and the University of Connecticut should have been a complete mismatch.The nationally ranked Black Bears, with the full allotment of 18 scholarships, entertained a UConn team that doesn’t have any scholarships and won …