In this December 14th, 2012 file photo, officials stand outside of Sandy Hook Elementary School, where gunman Adam Lanza open fire inside the school killing 20 first-graders and six educators at the school, and killed himself as police arrived. The Associated Press says it sought the 911 recordings from that day in part to examine the police response to the shooting.
Danbury state's Attorney Stephen Sedensky III led the investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting. He says he will not appeal a judge's order to release 911 recordings from the December 14th shooting.
Sedensky had argued that releasing the tapes in this case could harm survivors who deserve special protection and that it would make people reluctant to call 911 for fear of having their cries for help later broadcast by news outlets.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s anti corruption commission issued a scathing report on Monday evening that criticizes what the commission says is Albany’s culture of corruption and recommends numerous reforms.
Connecticut comptroller Kevin Lembo is projecting the state’s surplus has increased for the current fiscal year, and he’s calling on the legislature to make a change in state law to allow more of that money to be saved for harder times.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s anti corruption commission - the Moreland Commission - is due to issue a report this week, and reformers hope it will include public campaign financing for statewide elections.
An Amtrak train, top, traveling on an unaffected track, passes a derailed Metro North commuter train, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York. Officials are standing on a curve in the tracks where the Metro North train derailed.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is calling on federal officials to conduct an expedited investigation into Sunday's train derailment on Metro North's Hudson line, which killed 4 people and injured more than 60.
Blumenthal cited recent incidents that impacted Connecticut commuters on the New Haven Line in his call to action.