November 24, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 24, 2015 5:30am
One of a dozen governors to welcome Syrian refugees, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy suggested to top Congressional leaders that if they wanted to make U.S. citizens safer they could ban the sale of weapons to anyone on the terrorist watchlist.
Tags: Terror Watchlist, Congress, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, guns, NRA, dh
November 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 12, 2015 4:59pm
Details of Thursday’s budget negotiations between Republicans, Democrats, and the Malloy administration were supposed to remain private, but within a short period of time details of the plans proposed by the Republicans and the Malloy administration were leaked to the CT Mirror.
November 3, 2015
by Maria Tcherni-Buzzeo | November 3, 2015 8:00am
We hear about violence nearly every day. We learn of spikes in shootings and homicides in some U.S. cities, including Hartford. We see footage of mass shootings at, most recently, Umpqua Community College in Oregon, continuing a long string of similar tragedies from Columbine to Virginia Tech to Aurora to Newtown.
October 19, 2015
by Staff Report | October 19, 2015 3:19pm
More than a year after a federal court upheld sweeping changes to Connecticut’s gun laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook School shooting, a three-judge panel has affirmed that decision.
October 12, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | October 12, 2015 4:29am
Members of Connecticut’s delegation in Washington have been vocal, repeatedly and often, in their support for gun control since the 2012 mass shooting in Sandy Hook. The Oct. 1 mass shooting at a community college near Roseburg, Oregon only served to make those calls for gun control louder, with members in both the Senate and the House proposing laws and speaking vociferously on the Congressional floor.
October 6, 2015
by Cara Rosner | October 6, 2015 11:37am
September 28, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 28, 2015 3:17pm
by Cara Rosner | September 28, 2015 4:30am
State Attorney General George Jepsen wants a California-based drugmaker to explain why the cost of a medication used to treat heroin overdoses has suddenly jumped, claiming the increase could jeopardize lives if Connecticut first responders can no longer afford to administer it.
Tags: Amphastar, Narcan, opioid, George Jepsen, Naxolone, Cara Rosner, dh
September 25, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 25, 2015 1:27pm
September 23, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 23, 2015 3:00pm
Police in Connecticut continued to target black and Hispanic drivers at a disproportionate rate over the past winter in both the number of stops and the likelihood of getting a ticket, according to the latest installment of racial profiling data mandated by the state legislature.