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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.


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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 […]


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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