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Gun Permit Appeals
10:29 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Gun incident at Chuck E. Cheese prompts scrutiny of gun permit appeals board

The Connecticut Board of Firearms Permit Examiners hearing a recent case on June 27th, 2013 in Wethersfield.
Credit Dan Katz

If someone wants to carry a hand gun legally in Connecticut, they need to apply for a pistol permit from local police departments. If police deny or revoke that permit, people can go before an appeals board, which has the power to override the police decision.

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Culture
10:26 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Great Barrington, Mass., commemorates 50th anniversary of the death W.E.B Du Bois

Tuesday, August 27, is the 50th anniversary of the death of W.E.B. Du Bois. The African American political intellectual and civil rights pioneer was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in 1868. A commemoration of his death in Great Barrington this Saturday and will include a guided tour of the Du Bois Homesite.


Crime
10:21 am
Fri August 23, 2013

SWAT teams compete against others from around region

SWAT teams from around the region competed in Simsbury, Conn. on Thursday
Credit Brian Scott-Smith

Law enforcement SWAT teams from around the region have been gathering in Connecticut over the last three days to compete in the annual Connecticut SWAT Challenge, to find the best in the region.

Politics
10:08 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Republicans question Obama's motives for NY bus tour

Top New York and national Republican leaders are criticizing President Obama and questioning his motives for his planned bus tour of upstate New York. The President plans to discuss access to higher education during a tour that begins on Thursday.


Little League World Series
9:54 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Westport Little League team loses, championship hopes still alive

Fans cheering on their Little League team at Black Duck restuarant in Westport
Credit Alison Freeland

The team from Westport, Connecticut lost a close game on Wednesday night in the Little League World Series, falling to Chula Vista, California 6-3 in extra innings. Despite the loss, Westport still has a chance to make it to the championship game.


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