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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

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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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Laws, Rumors Have Gun Ammo Flying Off Store Shelves

Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and hearing false rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel.

04/05/2013

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Gun Rights Advocates On Hand For Capitol Vote

Hundreds of gun rights advocates are gathering at the statehouse in Hartford ahead of a vote in the General Assembly on proposed gun-control legislation.

04/03/2013

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Highlights Of Proposed Gun Legislation

A ban on large-capacity ammunition magazines, a new registry for existing high-capacity magazines and background checks for private gun sales are among the highlights of proposed legislation being unveiled to rank-and-file Connecticut legislators.

04/01/2013

Several .223 caliber rounds are shown near a Bushmaster rifle. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Newtown Gunman Had Access To Huge Weapons Cache

When Adam Lanza walked out of his house for the last time, he left behind firearms and knives and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition — taking only four guns. They would suffice.

03/28/2013

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Lawmakers Seek to Fund Gun Trafficking Task Force

By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Some Connecticut legislators hope the intense focus on gun violence following the Newtown school massacre will finally prompt the General Assembly to adequately fund a task […]

03/22/2013

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