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