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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

Governor Dannel Malloy (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Malloy Says He’ll Unveil His Own Gun LegislationThursday

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is planning to unveil his plans to toughen Connecticut gun control laws, frustrated by the pace of the General Assembly’s efforts to address the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

02/20/2013

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Some Victims Of Gun Violence To Attend President’s Speech; Some Decline

Twenty-two House members are bringing people affected by gun violence to Tuesday’s State of the Union address, according to Rep. Jim Langevin.

02/11/2013

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Mom Arrested In Fight At Chuck E. Cheese

Newington police say a Middletown woman faces charges after she allegedly pulled out a semi-automatic handgun during an argument with another woman at the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant on the Berlin Turnpike about 8:00 Monday evening.

02/05/2013

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Long Line For Gun Hearing At State Capitol

Witnesses and spectators interested in attending the Gun Violence Prevention Working Group’s informational hearing at the State Capitol Monday found themselves in a line stretching down the sidewalk, as Capitol Police checked visitors through metal detectors.

01/28/2013

Police Called After Gunfire Outside Hospital

A spokesman at Backus Hospital in Norwich says police were called to the hospital this morning because of an incident in the hospital parking lot.

08/28/2012

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7-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shoots Prospect Man

State police say one person suffered a non life-threatening wound in a firearms accident in Prospect Friday when a seven-year-old-boy got possession of a handgun.

08/24/2012

Sung Ho Hwang (Courtesy New Haven Police)

Lawyer Defends Decision To Carry Gun To Batman Movie

The New Haven man accused of taking a gun to the new Batman movie says the charges against him are baseless, but the city’s police chief is defending his officers’ decision

08/08/2012

File photo of a classroom. (credit: FRANK PERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

4-Year-Old Brings Gun To Elementary School

Parents in Lebanon say they’re upset because they weren’t told a student brought a gun to the town’s elementary school until two days after the incident.

05/25/2012

(Courtesy Office of State Rep. Diana Urban)

Police, Legislators Hope To Crack Down On Real-Looking Toy Guns

Some Connecticut lawmakers and police chiefs are seeking support for legislation that would make it illegal to alter fake or toy guns to make them look real.

03/02/2012

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