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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

File photo of IV bags in a hospital. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: 20 Children Hospitalized Every Day For Gun-Related Injuries

Researchers at Yale University have learned that, on average, approximately 20 children are hospitalized every day in America as a result of gun-related injuries.

01/27/2014

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