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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by Hugh McQuaid | August 14, 2014 4:00pm
With the eyes of the nation on a racially-charged conflict between protesters and police in Missouri, a small group of Connecticut policymakers met Thursday to discuss their ongoing efforts to identify racial profiling during traffic stops.
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by Madeline Stocker | August 1, 2014 3:23pm
A recently-released report from the Child Advocate Office determined that the majority of the 82 infant and toddler deaths that occurred in 2013 were largely preventable.
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by Jhansi Katechia | July 16, 2014 2:40pm
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and a group of local organizations are teaming up with the Hartford Police Department to offer a gun buyback program in an effort to get guns off of Hartford’s streets.
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