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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

(L-R) Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Miss Kay Robertson and Si Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" attend the A&E Networks 2012 Upfront at Lincoln Center on May 9, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

‘Duck Dynasty’ Releases Own Line Of Guns

“Duck Dynasty” is getting into the gun business.

01/02/2014

robbery

Bristol Police Investigatng An Armed Robbery

Bristol Police are investigating an armed robbery at Page Park around 10pm Friday night.

11/30/2013

Police say 22-year-old Shawn French thought the gun he and a friend were playing with was filled with blanks. (Getty Images)

Police: Friend Killed In ‘Senseless’ Gun Play

A Connecticut man has been charged with manslaughter; police say he and the victim were taking turns pointing a gun at each other and pulling the trigger, thinking the gun was filled with blanks.

11/05/2013

File photo of gun ammunition. (credit: Getty Images)

State Gun Dealers Lament Ammunition Shortage

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) – Gun dealers in Connecticut are reporting a shortage in ammunition they say is due to laws restricting guns. At Northwest Sporting Goods and Supply in Winsted, for example, customers may not […]

10/08/2013

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