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Pilot in deadly US wreck survived earlier crash

In this Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 photo, first responders work the scene of a small plane crash, in East Haven, Conneticut. AP

The plane accident that killed four people in a Connecticut neighborhood was not the first crash for the pilot, a former Microsoft executive who was taking his teenage son on a tour of East Coast colleges.

Posted: August 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US commuter trains collide; 60 go to hospitals

Emergency workers arrive the scene of a train collision, Friday, May 17, 2013 in Fairfield, Conn. A New York-area commuter railroad says two trains have collided in Connecticut. The railroad says the accident involved a New York-bound train leaving New Haven. It derailed and hit a westbound train near Fairfield, Conn. Some cars on the second train also derailed. (AP Photo/The Connecticut Post, Denis O’Malley) MANDATORY CREDIT

Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday’s evening rush hour, sending 60 people to the hospital, including five critically injured and one very critically injured, Gov. Dannel Malloy said. There were no reports of fatalities.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US state’s lawmakers approve gun control measures

President Barack Obama walks past police officers after speaking at the Denver Police Academy in Denver, Colo., with local law enforcement officials and community leaders attending following a meeting to discuss the state's new measures to reduce gun violence, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. AP/Susan Walsh

Lawmakers in Connecticut state, where a gunman killed 20 children and six educators in one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history, approved a package of gun control measures described by supporters as the most comprehensive in the country.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Soccer stars visit US town where kids were shot


The deadly shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School was personal for pro soccer star Marcus Tracy. He grew up in Newtown, and his mother once taught at the school.

Posted: January 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Some gun shows canceling after US mass shooting

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Supporters of gun control gather on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, during a vigil for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct., and to call on President Obama to pass strong gun control laws. AP/Charles Dharapak

Several gun shows, all about an hour’s drive from Newtown, Connecticut, have been canceled.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »