Friday, March 7 2014 4:11 AM EST2014-03-07 09:11:28 GMT
The topic of arming school employees is back in the spotlight in Boone County. On Thursday, the school board met as part of a planned safety workshop to review their current safety and emergency plans.Full Story >
The topic of arming school employees is back in the spotlight in Boone County. For one local man, having an armed school employee has a different meaning.Full Story >
An NCAA panel has approved a change to the targeting foul that would wipe out the 15-penalty when video review overturns the ejection of a player.Full Story >
An NCAA panel has approved a change to the targeting foul that would wipe out the 15-yard penalty when video review overturns the ejection of a player.Full Story >
HARTFORD, CT(WFSB) -
State lawmakers have gathered for a special session Wednesday night.
Before trying to put together a bipartisan plan to cover a projected $365 million deficit in the current $20 billion budget, they took time to honor those lives lost in the Newtown school shooting.
Adam Lanza had two pistols and a military-style rifle when he entered Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday morning, and in just a matter of minutes, he fired multiple rounds, killing 20 children and six adults. Before the school shooting, he shot his mother four times.
A long moment of silence was observed by legislators before starting the special session.
Several legislators gave emotional speeches including State Rep. DebraLee Hovey, R-112, who represents Newtown, and State Minority Leader John McKinney, who is from Newtown.
Hovey spoke about the courageousness of the people in Newtown and the compassion of Monroe for all the services and aide that they have provided the town.
Many legislators on both sides of the aisle talked about working together and are looking into gun control.
"We have seen things like this happen else in the world," said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
He went on to say that there was no one in attendance at the state capital who thought an incident such as the shooting would occur in Connecticut, let alone their own community.
Legislators will also discuss reducing tax benefits for businesses and Medicaid.
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Wednesday, March 5 2014 9:44 PM EST2014-03-06 02:44:15 GMT
A growing trend in the United States that has reached parts of Kentucky. A version of the illegal slot machines is being operated under the guise of entertainment. Various types of illegal gambling machines,Full Story >
A growing trend in the United States that has reached parts of Kentucky. A version of the illegal slot machines is being operated under the guise of entertainment.Full Story >
Wednesday, March 5 2014 10:31 PM EST2014-03-06 03:31:12 GMT
Work on the multi-million dollar 4th and Race Street development is making progress, but one key hurdle is re-locating the Paragon Salon. On Wednesday, the salon filed a lawsuit against the city sayingFull Story >
Work on the multi-million dollar 4th and Race Street development is making progress, but one key hurdle is re-locating the Paragon Salon.Full Story >
Wednesday, March 5 2014 6:56 PM EST2014-03-05 23:56:41 GMT
A woman has been arrested after a gun was found inside of her purse as she entered the Job and Family Services building. Police say Shaequya Smith entered the building, located at 222 E. Central Parkway,Full Story >
A woman has been arrested after a gun was found inside of her purse as she entered the Job and Family Services building.Full Story >
Thursday, February 3 2011 5:19 PM EST2011-02-03 22:19:13 GMT
New details have been released on a large drug sweep in Pierce Township, Clermont County. On Wednesday, a total of 17 people were indicted by a grand jury on 46 charges related to trafficking in drugs.Full Story >
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.Full Story >