by Hugh McQuaid | October 6, 2014 3:34pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy touted his support for municipal aid Monday as a new report found crime in Connecticut at a 40-year low in 2013. Protecting towns from funding cuts has kept cops on the street, he said.
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by Hugh McQuaid | October 1, 2014 10:30am
Several new laws take effect today including new regulations on pet stores and the sale of electronic cigarettes, as well as a law cracking down on domestic violence.
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by Hugh McQuaid | September 30, 2014 12:03pm
Connecticut’s U.S. senators renewed their call Tuesday for national retailers to discourage customers from bringing guns into stores. They cited a FBI report that found nearly half of active shooter incidents occur at commercial establishments.
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by Ellen R. Delisio | September 18, 2014 5:54pm
Determined not only to maintain Connecticut’s status as home to some of the toughest gun laws in the nation but also to continue to promote gun safety, a new political action committee made its endorsements Thursday on the steps of the state Capitol.
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by Eugene Driscoll | September 17, 2014 5:30am
The Republican candidate for governor said Tuesday he would support proposed legislation prohibiting people who have temporary restraining orders against them from possessing a firearm.
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by Kristi Allen | September 16, 2014 7:11am
Since the video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiance Janay Palmer Rice surfaced, the number of calls for domestic violence services in Connecticut has increased.
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by Hugh McQuaid | September 11, 2014 5:30am
The August murder of an infant in Bristol highlights deficiencies in a state program aimed at rehabilitating prisoners, a group of Republican senators said at a Wednesday press conference.
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by Hugh McQuaid | September 10, 2014 3:09pm
If he wins a second term, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy plans to advance a bill to remove firearms from recipients of temporary restraining orders. Malloy announced the bill during a West Hartford roundtable talk Wednesday.
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by Christine Stuart | September 10, 2014 2:27pm
The executive director of Connecticut Against Gun Violence told supporters Tuesday that their pro-gun opposition wants to send a message to lawmakers who voted in favor of stricter gun laws.
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by Staff Report | August 26, 2014 3:07pm
Connecticut Department of Correction Commissioner James E. Dzurenda will resign at the end of the month to take a job with the New York City Department of Correction.
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