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Some experts say that gun buyback programs are ineffective tools for curbing violent weapon crimes. (Photo credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Hartford Gun Buyback Today

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford police and the city’s hospitals are teaming up to offer a daylong gun buyback program, giving out gift cards in exchange for working weapons. Connecticut residents can drop off unwanted […]

05/18/2013

Screen grab of a bracelet from the “Caliber Collection,” made by Jewelry for a Cause. (Credit: calibercollection.com)

Conn. Woman Sued Over Gun-Into-Jewelry Idea

A Connecticut woman is facing a federal lawsuit accusing her of stealing an idea and business model to reduce gun violence by repurposing illegal guns into jewelry.

04/11/2013

Norwalk police shield

Norwalk Police Hold Gun Buy-Back

Norwalk police say they collected 18 firearms in their gun buy-back Saturday.

02/02/2013

Some experts say that gun buyback programs are ineffective tools for curbing violent weapon crimes. (Photo credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Buyback Nets More Than 500 Weapons

A gun buyback program that began last month in Connecticut’s biggest city has netted more than 500 weapons, including several dozen assault-style weapons.

01/25/2013

Screen grab of a bracelet from the "Caliber Collection," made by Jewelry for a Cause. (Credit: calibercollection.com)

Company Melts Bought Back Guns, Bullets Into ‘Caliber Collection’ Bracelets

A philanthropic Greenwich-based company is taking guns and bullets obtained through buyback programs and repurposing them – into fashionable accessories.

01/22/2013

Some experts say that gun buyback programs are ineffective tools for curbing violent weapon crimes. (Photo credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Say Gun Buyback Programs Are Popular But Ineffective

Despite the growing popularity of gun buyback programs, experts say that the events are largely ineffective.

01/14/2013

Hartford Hospital Doctor Lenworth Jacobs (L), Hartford Police Chief Daryl Roberts, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, St. Francis Hospital Doctor David Shapiro, and CCMC Doctor Brendan Campbell

Gift Cards For Guns In Hartford

For the third straight year, Hartford’s three trauma centers are the driving force behind a gun buyback program in Hartford.

12/01/2011