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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...
Tags: Assault, Weaponry, Firearms, West Hartford, Pedro E. Segarra
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....
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The Hartford CourantFar from the Hallmark holiday it's turned into, Mother's Day was conceived in the U.S. by female activists interested in expanding women's impact in society. In Connecticut and across the county, women are carrying on that tradition, incorporating their...
Rob Labritz shot a 2-under par 68 to lead six players who advanced from a U.S. Open local qualifier at the Country Club of Fairfield. Brian Williams (69), Grant Sturgeon (70), Cameron Chottiner of Westport (70), Andrew Gai of Westport (70) and Peter...
During the last week of March, three young men were shot and killed in Hartford. Two others were seriously wounded. The violence of our culture is close at hand. On Saturday, March 30, Mothers United Against Violence led a march of over 600 people...
Tags: Dannel P. Malloy , Prosecution, Pedro E. Segarra, Witnesses
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...
West HartfordJake Rosenkranz, a West Hartford resident will have his Bar Mitzvah on June 1. A custom at his synagogue, Beth El is to do a Mitzvah (a good deed). To celebrate his special event, Jake wanted to do something special to remember the children of Newtown....
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...
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