With State Help, Colt Purchasing West Hartford HeadquartersColt’s Manufacturing Company is purchasing its West Hartford headquarters and manufacturing facility, state officials announced Friday.
Police: Man Stole Bronze Plaque Off Samuel Colt MonumentPolice say a 62-year-old man stole a bronze plaque off a monument honoring one of Hartford's most well-known natives and sold it to a local scrap yard for just under $50.
Gun Maker Seeks Adjustments From Bankruptcy Judge
Gun Manufacturer Secures Financing
West Hartford-Based Colt Files For Bankruptcy Gun maker Colt Defense LLC filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy late Sunday, allowing for a quicker sale of operations in the U.S. and Canada.
Colt Shuts Down Plant, Sends Workers To State Capitol The president of one of the nation's oldest gun manufacturers says he's concerned Connecticut lawmakers are just trying to pacify Connecticut's gun companies by listening to their concerns about proposed gun control legislation.
UAW Approves Contract With ColtMembers of the United Auto Workers Union, local 376, have ratified a new two-year-agreement with Colt Manufacturing.
Army Looks For New Combat RifleAfter buying more than 700,000 Colt M4 carbines, the Defense Department has started a search for the rifle's successor, giving competitors of West Hartford-based Colt the long-awaited chance to break the company's grip on the market.
Arizona Legislature Names Connecticut-Made Colt "Official Firearm"Arizona lawmakers have approved a bill to recognize a Colt revolver as the state's official firearm.

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