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