The bill comes after recent incidents in Middletown, where special education students at Farm Hill Elementary School were reportedly isolated in “scream rooms” during outbursts.
“We had eye contact. Maybe it was the way I was dressed, maybe he thought I was a police officer, and that’s when he started running,” said Jacob Tawil.
The incident took place at around 9:09 a.m. Wednesday shortly after the courthouse opened. Police say a man drove up on a Honda dirt bike carrying a shotgun inside a hunting sling.
Federal education officials have launched a civil rights investigation into a Connecticut elementary school’s practice of isolating students with disabilities in small rooms when they have emotional outbursts.
Two “time-out” rooms were implemented two years ago for special needs students. But with growing community concern about their use, the school district drafted a new support plan to deal with students who act up.
A Massachusetts man was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student after a trial that portrayed him as anti-Semitic and mentally ill as he stalked and harassed the young woman.
New Jerseyans across the state are marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with events offering a poignant mixture of sadness and hope while honoring the 746 state residents killed on that day.
No one has a good explanation for why four Connecticut police officers killed themselves from April to June. For law enforcement officials gathering at a conference Wednesday, the most important question now is how to prevent others from taking their own lives.
Survivor Vincent Whiteaker tells CBS 2 that a black BMW sped by, cut them off and forced their SUV to swerve.
A family of six and a family friend were in the SUV when it wrecked. The survivors are in critical condition.
Orange County admits that it has problems with the Bloods and the Latin Kings gangs.
It was news New Yorkers had been waiting almost 10 long years for: Osama bin Laden is dead.
Nearly one-fourth of those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks were New Jersey residents. Middletown lost 37 residents that day, the second highest 9/11 toll among New Jersey towns.
A six-alarm fire destroyed a split-level home on Statesir Place in Middletown. One person survived.
Authorities said they’ve nabbed a burglar who stole $100,000 in jewelry from Jon Bon Jovi’s New Jersey home and also robbed three of the rocker’s neighbors.