Former Wesleyan dean arrested for soliciting sex from a minor

Police have arrested Scott Backer, who was fired from Wesleyan in 2016 after past allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced.

Connecticut Radio DJ Gary Craig's Racist Video About a Latino Festival Has People Pissed

Gary Craig is in hot water after calling Latino Fest a "parallel universe" and confusing Cuba with Puerto Rico.
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Sit-In Snacks Include Dunkin’ Donuts From Elizabeth Warren, Pizza From Sandy Hook Mom

Senators and supporters sent other munchies, like Pop-Tarts and Macadamia nuts.

Muslims Forgive Connecticut Mosque Shooter After He Offered a Heartfelt Apology

"He came in in tears, he was quivering."
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6 Ridiculous Facts That Put the Powerball Jackpot in Perspective

$1.4 billion is a ridiculous amount of money.

7 Incidents That Prove Islamophobia Is Alive and Well in the US and Canada

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.

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The Sandy Hook Parents Are Suing the Gunmaker Behind the AR-15

"I am looking at anything that can be done to prevent this from happening to another family."
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Here's What Happens to the 98% of College Athletes Who Don't Go Pro

For some of them the sport opens up a lot of options, but others are put in a tricky situation.
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Sandy Hook Shooting: Connecticut Passes Law Barring Release Of Photos, Videos

A new law that shields these pictures from the public sends the message that we should hide and forget all about this tragedy.
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Rep. Stephen Dargan Wants to Publicize Gun Owner’s Names in Connecticut: This Won’t Stop Gun Violence

Knowing the location and name of a potential shooter will do nothing to prevent another tragedy.

Adam Lanza Massacre Prompts Town to Start a Violent Video Game Buyback

Southington, a town less than an hour away from Newtown, is attempting to curtail violence by ending the possession of violent video games, CDs and DVDs.
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Adam Lanza Wore Earplugs While Shooting His Victims at Sandy Hook Elementary

The Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooter might have used the earplugs to muffle the children's screams, or as a habit developed from shooting at gun ranges.