"school threats" tag

College student charged in Fairfield Ludlowe threats

Police are at Fairfield schools Wednesday and a Southern Connecticut State University student is in…

Sen. Hwang with Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe, St. Rose of Lima School parent Maureen Reidy, and Rep. Mitch Bolinsky at a 2015 press conference calling for increased penalties for threats of violence against schools. The new law takes effect Oct. 1.

Hwang: New Oct. 1 law cracks down on school threats

Sen. Tony Hwang is raising awareness about a new state law effective Oct. 1 which makes threatening a school a much more serious crime.

Sen. Tony Hwang (right) was joined by the Reidy family of Newtown on Feb. 26 at the State Capitol to raise awareness about the need for safe schools legislation in Connecticut. Safe Schools legislation has been approved by the state legislature now awaits the governor’s signature.

Hwang: Legislation cracks down on ongoing threats to schools

With school threats taking place this week in Ansonia, Norwich, and South Windsor, Sen. Tony Hwang noted that legislation passed earlier this month by the Connecticut General Assembly aims to make schools safer in Connecticut.

Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara fields questions from the media about a lockdown of all 17 of the town's public schools Friday, Oct. 23, flanked by Schools Supt. Dr. David Title, First Selectman Michael Tetreau and Fire Chief Dennis McCarthy. — John Kovach Photo

Police release timeline of threats that led to lockdown

The call that started a series of threats resulting in all 17 schools in Fairfield…

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