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From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut Marijuana

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut

No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered life-threatening symptoms.

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths Mass Shooting

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths

Families were back in court today – last year a lawsuit was thrown out of court.

From TheJournal.ie US college student charged with smearing bodily fluids on roommate's bag amid racism allegations University Of Hartford

US college student charged with smearing bodily fluids on roommate's bag amid racism allegations

Brianna Brochu also allegedly wrote online that she put her roommate’s toothbrush “where the sun doesn’t shine”.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland History This post contains images

Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland

The artworks, which are currently on display at a museum in Connecticut, will be displayed in Ireland for eight months next year.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree Connecticut

Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree

An aviation investigation has been launched.

From TheJournal.ie Husband charged with wife's murder after Fitbit contradicts his version of events Connecticut

Husband charged with wife's murder after Fitbit contradicts his version of events

Connie Dabate’s Fitbit was logging steps after the time her husband told police she was killed.

From TheJournal.ie Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries Closer And Closer

Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries

Donald Trump won all five states up for grabs yesterday, with Hillary Clinton emerging victorious in four.

From TheJournal.ie The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school The Preppie Connection

The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school

The students involved – now almost 50 – recently watched a film based on the events

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer Tyler Tomer

Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer

He appeared in court this week.

From TheJournal.ie Son charged with murder as parents' remains found months after their disappearance Connecticut

Son charged with murder as parents' remains found months after their disappearance

His girlfriend has also been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Woman sues 12-year-old nephew for "forceful" hug that broke her wrist See You In Court Buddy

Woman sues 12-year-old nephew for "forceful" hug that broke her wrist

She was demanding $127,000 for injuries that made it “difficult to hold [her] hors d’oeuvre plate.”

From TheJournal.ie Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre Murder

Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre

The suspect’s name has not been released by police, but they say there is no threat to the public.

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat Bomb Scare

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat

That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.

Someone stole an autistic man's birthday money... so police raised €1,000 as a surprise present

They’ve also arrested a suspect after thousands of people viewed the crime on YouTube.

From TheJournal.ie Nama and Ulster Bank block Sean Dunne's bid to dismiss bankruptcy This Ain't Over
From TheJournal.ie "I was cold-clocked without warning": Irish author assaulted in Connecticut Colum McCann

"I was cold-clocked without warning": Irish author assaulted in Connecticut

“I had a severe concussion, a broken cheekbone, some broken teeth and a spirit that has been temporarily bruised,” Colum McCann said.

From TheJournal.ie Sean Dunne's wife could be questioned during bankruptcy case Bankruptcy

Sean Dunne's wife could be questioned during bankruptcy case

The court has also ordered the former developer to produce more financial documents within the next two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie For sale: One home owned by an Oscar-winning director. The price? $27.5 million Property Porn This post contains images

For sale: One home owned by an Oscar-winning director. The price? $27.5 million

Ron Howard is selling his mansion in Connecticut. Let’s have a look around.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Simon and wife Edie Brickell arrested for disorderly conduct Disgraceland

Paul Simon and wife Edie Brickell arrested for disorderly conduct

The couple are due to appear before a judge today.

Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana

He must have really needed that banana.

From TheJournal.ie Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public Sandy Hook

Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public

Victims’ families had fought to suppress the tapes, fearing that they would cause distress.

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown

New details about the devastating massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut nearly a year ago have emerged in a report published today.

Would you return €70k you found in a desk bought online? Good Samaritan This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Armed man arrested in Connecticut university lockdown Connecticut

Armed man arrested in Connecticut university lockdown

The campus issued an alert earlier today to all staff and students to stay indoors and close all windows until told to do otherwise.

These people rang 911 because they couldn't watch TV

“Previously on AMC’s Breaking B…”

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead Connecticut

Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead

The propeller-driven plane struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut, USA. The victims have not yet been identified.

From TheJournal.ie Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security Sandy Hook

Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security

Panel looking at how schools can increase their security following Newtown massacre says simple steps are the most effective.

From TheJournal.ie Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage Newtown

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Most expensive house in America is up for sale priced €145 million Property Porn This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Irish author's book to help Newtown survivors overcome grief Colum McCann

Irish author's book to help Newtown survivors overcome grief

70 copies of Colum McCann’s ‘Let The Great World Spin’ have been given to staff and students at Newtown, Connecticut.

From TheJournal.ie Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million Bankrupt

Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million

The bankruptcy filing also reveals that he has an average monthly income of €17,000 per month.

From TheJournal.ie Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts' Gun Control

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

From TheJournal.ie Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre Gun Control

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre

Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US Sean Dunne

Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US

The former property devleoper filed for bankruptcy at a Connecticut court on Friday, citing assets of between $1 – 10 million and debts in the region of $500 million – $1 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents Gun Control

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents

Biden advocated a series of proposals, including universal background checks for gun owners, a ban on many military-style weapons and a limit on the size of magazines.

From TheJournal.ie Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws Gun Crime

Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws

He also rejects link between Hollywood shootouts and real-life gun crime.

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook children to pay tribute to classmates by singing at the Super Bowl Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook children to pay tribute to classmates by singing at the Super Bowl

The choir will perform ‘America the Beautiful’.

From TheJournal.ie Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators Gun Violence This post contains videos

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting Shooting

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting

The US president later described this as the worst day in his presidency.

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