Native American tribes who have been denied federal recognition might have another chance under proposed new rules from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. But those new rules come with a clause that leaves tribes in Connecticut unsure if they’ll ever be recognized. It has reopened an old debate between the state of Connecticut, homeowners and tribes.
A new national campaign is urging eight U.S. Senators who voted against universal background checks for gun purchases to reconsider. Gun control advocates in Greenwich, Connecticut are asking people to send postcards to the Senators.
Mental health experts, advocates and parents spoke at the last of six Connecticut community forums on children’s mental health in Stamford on Tuesday. The speakers hope their testimony will help direct a new plan being developed by the state’s Department of Children and Families.
A former Quinnipiac University student is facing charges after police say she phoned in bomb threats before the university’s graduation ceremony Sunday. Police say she didn't want her family to find out she wasn't graduating.