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The Hartford CourantWhen his son turned 14 a year ago, Jonathan Hardy bought the teen a gift that was both a coming-of-age badge and a hot item: an AR-15 rifle. To Hardy, the matte-black weapon is not a dangerous assault rifle. His son's model shoots the same small, low-...
The Hartford CourantIt doesn't take long to see the effects of massive investment at the Connecticut factories that make the AR-15 military-style rifle. Deep in the heart of the sprawling Colt firearms plant in West Hartford, Bobby Craddock sets up rifle barrels in an...
The Hartford CourantIf the reactions of the past three days hold up, we're likely to see some kind of ban on assault weapons or on the ammo magazines of the sort used by the Newtown shooter. That's good news for people who have been pushing for this since forever, many...
The Connecticut High School Coaches Association senior games on Tuesday will have Distict II-IV at 5 p.m. and District I-III at 7:30 at Plainville High. The title game will be Wednesday at 5. In the junior division, the gray-blue game is Wednesday at 7:...
The Hartford CourantParents of Newtown massacre victims came to the state Capitol on Friday to urge passage of a secretly negotiated bill that would block the public disclosure of crime scene photos and audiotapes of police calls from the Dec. 14 shootings at Sandy Hook...
The Hartford CourantA secretly drafted bill to block release of photos, tapes of 911 calls and death certificates related to the Dec. 14 Newtown elementary school massacre could be acted on in the General Assembly as early as the end of the week, officials said Wednesday....
1) Connecticut Cigar Company 43 Bank St. Stamford (203) 425-9668 ctcigarco.com 2) Beans and Leaves 1565 Black Rock Tnpke. Fairfield (203) 870-9843 3) Big Buddha Cigar Lounge 27 Hawleyville Road Newtown (203) 304-1857
The Hartford CourantNo one should be surprised that Sturm, Ruger & Co. reported record sales for the first three months of 2013. Even before the Newtown tragedy, in early 2012, the Fairfield-based gunmaker had to halt new sales for a few weeks just to keep up with the...
There are some interesting results from a new Roanoke College poll. It asked respondents about important social issues nationally, and polled people across Virginia. On immigration reform, when offered a choice of how to deal with immigrants in the U....
Caroline Kendall Kortner led a brief and often hellish life. Born in 1970, Kendall, as she was called, lived out her childhood in the Cos Cob neighborhood of Greenwich. When she was eight, a neighborhood boy began sexually molesting her. Soon after, she...
HARTFORD, Conn. – President Obama drew the families of the Newtown school shooting victims into an emotional call to pass gun control measures on Monday, urging that the displays of solidarity and grief in the aftermath not be the end of the...
Connecticut lawmakers gave final approval early Thursday to a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown that one lawmaker...
Mar 9, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Mar 11, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Dec 18, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Jun 10, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 31, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 22, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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Apr 30, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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Apr 8, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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