Guns

Gabby Giffords (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Giffords In State To Support Domestic Violence Bill

Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords is urging Connecticut lawmakers to address the link between gun violence and domestic violence, saying dangerous people with guns are a threat to women.

03/17/2015

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Hamden Teens Charged With Bringing Gun To School

(Hamden, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Two 13-year-olds are charged with bringing a gun to Hamden Middle School. Police got the word last Friday from the owner of the 9-millimer Ruger that it was lifted from the […]

09/08/2014

Old Saybrook Police

Arrest Made In Shoreline Gun Theft

Old Saybrook Police have arrested a 25 year old local man in the theft of 16 firearms,13 handguns and 3 high powered rifles, from the Grouse Perch gun shop on North Main Street Tuesday.The owner made the discovery about 10:30 Tuesday morning.

08/27/2014

Thomas Russo and the weapons he's charged with stealing. (Old Saybrook Police Photo)

Arrest Made In Theft Of A Dozen Guns

An arrest has been made in a gun shop robbery Tuesday morning.

08/27/2014

Gun buyback, Los Angeles (Photo credit: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Buy Back In Hartford Saturday

Today at the Pope Park Arroyo Center in Hartford authorities will be giving out gift cards in exchange for guns.

08/22/2014

Photo courtesy of Glastonbury Police

Glastonbury Man Faces Multiple Weapons Charges

(Glastonbury, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Glastonbury police have a man in custody after they say he threatened officers Wednesday during a welfare check. Police were dispatched to the home on matson hill road to check on […]

07/24/2014

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Second Gun Buyback Takes In Over 3 Dozen Firearms

 NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ The second gun buyback in New Haven in as many weeks brought in 40 guns, including a Chinese AK-47. The New Haven Register reports that before Saturday’s gun buyback, New […]

07/13/2014

Marijuana grow operation, file (Courtesy Connecticut State Police)

Quiet Corner Family Busted

(THOMPSON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A husband , wife and step son  have been arrested  after State Police  executed a search and seizure warrant  at their home on Wilsonville Road  in Thompson  Tuesday. Two separate  grow operations […]

03/11/2014

File photo of semi-automatic assault weapons. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Tens Of Thousands Disregarding State Gun Registration Law

State officials have found that tens of thousands of state residents are flouting a gun law that required those in possession of military-style rifles to register them with the state police.

02/13/2014

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Bill Would Ban Fake Guns In Schools

State law enforcement officials said Monday that a bill that would ban BB guns and non-firing replica firearms in schools is necessary to protect students from potential tragedies, but opponents contend it is too broad and would do little to improve school safety.

02/04/2014

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