Maker of Gun Used at Sandy Hook Points To Bankruptcy CourtRemington, the gun maker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments About Gunmaker's Alleged Newtown ResponsibilityNewtown school shooter Adam Lanza heard the message loud and clear when gun-maker Remington Arms marketed an AR-15-style rifle as an overpowering weapon favored by elite military forces, a lawyer for relatives of some victims of the massacre told the Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday
Ruling Could Allow Sandy Hook Families To See Gunmakers' RecordsThe ruling could allow lawyers for the Sandy Hook victims' families to start combing through records of gunmaker Remington, as well as related entities Bushmaster and Freedom Group.
Gun Maker Gets Newtown Lawsuit Moved To Federal CourtGun maker Remington has moved a lawsuit by families of those shot in the Sandy Hook school massacre from state to federal court, where at least one expert says it has less chance of succeeding.
Officials Believe Bridgeport Fire ArsonBridgeport officials say they believe a large fire at the vacant former Remington Arms gun factory was the work of an arsonist.
Army Looks For New Combat RifleAfter buying more than 700,000 Colt M4 carbines, the Defense Department has started a search for the rifle's successor, giving competitors of West Hartford-based Colt the long-awaited chance to break the company's grip on the market.