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State Agency Offers Advice To Gun, Magazine Owners

Connecticut officials are urging owners of now-illegal assault weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines to relinquish them to the police or make them permanently inoperable.

03/15/2014

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Woman with Gun Arrested Near High School

Police were called to Bristol Eastern High School Wednesday on the report of a person with a handgun on King Street, where the school is located.

01/15/2014

Aaron Hernandez (Otto Greule, Jr./ Getty Images)

Conn. Man Arraigned In Ex-Patriot’s Murder Case

Two men authorities say were in a car with former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez before one of his friends was shot to death were in custody on Friday, one charged with illegally carrying a gun and the other accused of being an accessory after murder.

06/29/2013

Families of Newtown shooting victims at the state Capitol, asking legislators to change the law to ensure photos from the school could be kept private, along with recordings of 911 calls and other documents. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Calls For Action Mark 6 Months Since Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Six months after the Newtown school shooting, the tragedy will be marked with a moment of silence, the reading of thousands of names of gun violence victims and calls around the […]

06/14/2013

Mayor Pedro Segarra ((John Silva/WTIC Photo)

Hartford Announces Gun Buy-Back

Once again, officials in Hartford are sponsoring a gun buyback program.

05/17/2013

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Rhode Island Lawmaker Suggests Gun Companies Relocate To His State

A Rhode Island state lawmaker is inviting firearms manufacturers to relocate to Rhode Island from other states he says are “hostile” to gun owners’ rights.

04/09/2013

Shortly after debate on a gun control bill began in the state Senate, there was shouting in the halls outside the chamber.  State Capitol Police responded. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Gun Bill Passes State Senate

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.

04/03/2013

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President Will Visit Hartford To Talk About Gun Regulation

President Obama will be in Connecticut next week to “continue the conversation with the American people about guns,” according to a spokesman in the White House Press Office.

04/02/2013

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New London Concludes Gun Buyback

The New London Police Department concluded its Gun Buyback program Sunday. During this four-day event the department exchanged firearms for gift cards. The funds for this program were provided by donations from private citizens and […]

03/10/2013

File photo of a semi-automatic weapon. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Shootings Prompt Debate Over Guns In R.I.

Proposals to ban semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines and impose a $100-per-gun fee to register a firearm with police are all under consideration as state lawmakers in Rhode Island prepare for a major gun policy debate following the elementary school massacre in Connecticut.

03/03/2013

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