A white hooded sweatshirt and a baseball cap similar to items former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, a Bristol native, was allegedly wearing the night an acquaintance was fatally shot have been recovered at a Franklin condominium he rented.
The state Senate voted 26-10 to approve wide-ranging legislation in response to last year’s deadly school shooting in Newtown, including gun control measures that ban the sale of large-capacity ammunition magazines and 100 weapons that previously had been legal.
Hundreds of gun rights advocates are gathering at the statehouse in Hartford ahead of a vote in the General Assembly on proposed gun-control legislation.
A new Quinnipiac University Poll of Connecticut voters says support in the state for universal background checks for gun owners shows higher support than for any issue in the twenty years the poll has been conducting surveys in the state.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for immediately banning high-capacity ammunition magazines, requiring background checks for the transfer of any firearm and expanding the state’s assault weapons ban.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Tuesday that he plans to introduce federal legislation that would require instant background checks for purchasers of ammunition in the wake of last month’s school shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead.
A man whose child unknowingly had gun parts and ammunition hidden inside stuffed animals in his carry-on bag was involved in a custody dispute, officials at Rhode Island’s main airport said Wednesday.