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Drug Arrest in East Hampton

EAST HAMPTON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  -  A  32 year old  East Hampton man has been arrested on narcotics and firearms charges following an investigation by local police and the Statewide Narcotics Task Force. During  a search  of […]

03/11/2014

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Policeman Arrested On Gun Charge

A Bridgeport police officer who accidentally shot himself in the leg in a crowded bagel shop has been arrested on a gun charge.

02/11/2014

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Newtown Adopts New Firearms Ordinance

More than a year after debate began Newtown’s Legislative Council has unanimously approved a firearms ordinance limiting recreational shooting.

09/10/2013

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Shop That Sold Gun To Lanza’s Mom Loses License

A Connecticut shop that sold a gun to the Newtown school shooter’s mother has lost its federal firearms license.

04/05/2013

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Dozens Of Firearms, Including Three Assault Weapons, Seized In East Hartford

An East Hartford man faces numerous weapons charges and is held in lieu of $2.5 million dollars bond after he was arrested following seizure of more than three dozen firearms, including three assault weapons, at his home.

03/15/2013

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Malloy Says He’s Being Patient On Gun Legislation Talks

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday he’s being patient as the legislature tries to hammer out a bipartisan gun control package, but added that the public wants lawmakers to act now.

03/13/2013

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Drug and Gun Arrest

A 39 year old Norwich man has been arrested on narcotics and firearms charges.During a search of Matthew Blacha’s Woods Drive home ,members of the Norwich Police Detective  and Patrol Divisions seized 278 bags of […]

01/30/2013

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Expert: Conn. Gun Laws Need Background Checks, Limit On Guns Purchased At Once Following School Shooting

As the reasoning behind the horrific mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 dead, at least 18 of which are children, continues to be investigated, the tragedy will inevitably open up new discussion concerning stricter gun laws in Connecticut and nationwide.

12/14/2012

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New Haven Gun Raids Target 24 Suspects

Federal and local agents are rounding up people suspected of involvement in trafficking illegal firearms in New Haven.

10/19/2011

Hartford Gun Buyback Saturday

Doctors and police today announced a gun buyback program in Hartford.

12/01/2010