by Hugh McQuaid | December 3, 2013 5:30am
Connecticut residents who own guns categorized as assault weapons under firearm regulations have until the end of the month to register the weapons with the state before risking felony charges in some cases.
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by CTNewsjunkie Staff | December 2, 2013 11:46pm
On Monday, a federal judge dismissed the National Shooting Sport Foundation’s challenge to new gun laws passed in April in response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
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by Hugh McQuaid | November 25, 2013 12:00pm
A lawmaker who chairs a panel weighing victim privacy against public disclosure law made his own recommendations Friday, including a proposal restricting public access to audio of the of 911 calls.
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by Hugh McQuaid | November 25, 2013 5:30am
Attorney General George Jepsen said Friday he is not satisfied with the actions federal regulators have taken in response to UnitedHealthcare’s move to drop doctors from its network.
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by Hugh McQuaid | November 21, 2013 4:03pm
A Norwich man whose wife and son were murdered 20 years ago by a 15-year-old told the Sentencing Commission on Thursday that the prison sentences of some juvenile criminals should not be reconsidered.
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by Christine Stuart | November 20, 2013 5:30am
The Department of Social Services’ new modern phone and computer system was supposed to make sure that some of its 750,000 clients didn’t mistakenly lose their benefits, but legal aid attorneys say it’s happening again.
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by Emily Boushee | November 18, 2013 5:12pm
Flanked by four victims of sexual assault, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal advocated Monday for passage of an amendment that would change how sexual assaults in the military are prosecuted.
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by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2013 12:49pm
State’s Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi said the number of insurance policies canceled as a result of Obamacare in Connecticut is around 9,000.
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by Hugh McQuaid | November 18, 2013 11:43am
(Updated 1:44 p.m.) The architect of the campaign fundraising conspiracy that derailed Chris Donovan’s 2012 congressional bid won’t see the inside of a prison cell thanks to his efforts to help federal authorities build a case against his co-conspirators.
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by Christine Stuart | November 15, 2013 5:02pm
If Sen. John McKinney is right, then President Barack Obama’s pronouncement Thursday that people can keep their canceled health insurance plans doesn’t apply in Connecticut.
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