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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy looks up after signing a gun-control bill April 4, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut (Photo by Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Some Conn. Gun Control Provisions To Go Into Effect Monday

Beginning Monday, people can begin applying for new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition. Such credentials will eventually be required to buy ammo, rifles and shot guns.

06/30/2013

FILE - A box of 9mm bullets and .223 rifle ammuntion sit on the counter at a store. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gun Control Laws, Rumors Have Ammo Flying Off Store Shelves

Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked.

04/05/2013

Guns for sale at Stamford gun show (credit: CBS 2)

Bill Would Tax Guns, Ammo In New Jersey To Fund Safety Upgrades

A proposed bill in the New Jersey State Assembly would place an extra tax on guns and ammunition to fund public safety improvements.

01/19/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (file / credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Blumenthal Seeks To Close ‘Black Hole’ Of Gun Violence With Background Checks For Ammo

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said that while convicted felons and others are prohibited from purchasing guns, there is nothing to stop them from buying ammunition.

01/08/2013

AR-15 Assault Rifle (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Assault Rifles, Ammo Flying Off Shelves After Newtown Massacre

Gun enthusiasts have been stocking up in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre – flocking to gun shows to get their hands on parts and weapons out of fear that lawmakers will take a harder stance on gun control in the coming year.

12/29/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Ex-NJ Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Weapons Case

Brian Hinkel faces five years in state prison after pleading guilty this week to four counts of possessing an assault rifle and 21 counts of possession of a prohibited device.

02/04/2012

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Wars Creating Ammo Shortage For Tri-State Police Departments

The two wars being fought in the Middle East are causing a shortage of ammunition for local police departments back home.

06/04/2011