Things you need to know on December 14.

Thanks to MetroNews Source for the following.

  • It was three years ago today that 20 children and six adults lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It remains one of the nation's worst mass killings. CT Governor Malloy has ordered all state flags to fly at half staff today in honor of the victims. #NeverForget

 

  • Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is renewing her call for laws to reduce gun violence. In a "USA Today" op-ed, Giffords writes that she doesn't feel the urgency for more effective laws because she was shot in the head, but because of murdered children like the 20 first-graders who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Read her letter by clicking on USA Today - op-ed.com

 

  • Connecticut State Police are warning of an IRS scam. Police say scammers posing as Internal Revenue Services have been calling state residents and requesting personal information. For info click on CT.gov

 

  • Millions of Americans will try to beat Tuesday's deadline for getting cards and packages delivered before Christmas. That makes today the busiest mailing day of the year, so expect long lines.