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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

Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Unit Decontamination Line at Bronson Road. (Photo by Erik Kalapir, courtesy of the Fairfield Fire Department)

Confused Burglary Report Uncovers Explosives, Guns, Ammo

Local, state, and federal officials today removed explosive materials, devices, dozens of guns, and large amounts of ammunition from a house on Bronson Road in Fairfield.

10/02/2013

Photo Courtesy of Norwich Police

Two Facing Drug, Gun Charges In Norwich

Two men are facing multiple drug and weapons charges in Norwich. Police were called just after 3:30 this morning to a disturbance involving someone armed with a handgun at an apartment on Convent Avenue. Upon […]

09/14/2013

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After Sandy Hook, Some Schools Are Arming Educators

After the attack at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, some schools have begun arming educators.

07/30/2013

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Gun Law Revisions Headed to the Governor

By STEPHEN KALIN¬†¬† Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers who passed strict new gun control measures in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre approved a package of revisions Monday to […]

06/03/2013

Federal agents search the home of Robert Gentile. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Two-And-A-Half Year Sentence For Reputed Mobster

A reputed Connecticut mobster was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison in a weapons and prescription drugs case that revealed federal authorities’ belief that he knew something about the largest property heist in U.S. history.

05/09/2013

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Student Told to Remove Gun T-Shirt

GUILFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Guilford High School student says he disagrees with school officials who made him change out of a shirt that has a picture of a gun on it. Eighteen-year-old Matt Zingarella […]

04/23/2013

Screen capture of the Rhode Island State House. (Credit: visitingnewengland.com)

Gay Marriage, Guns And Taxes Await R.I. Assembly

Rhode Island lawmakers are taking a week off before returning to the Statehouse to confront tough questions on gun control, gay marriage, business taxes and the state’s economy.

04/14/2013

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