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Gun Surrendered In New Haven Buyback Event (credit: CBS 2)

Second Amendment Advocates And Gun Owners Rally In Hartford In Response To Increased Gun Control Efforts

Hundreds rallied Saturday at the state Capitol, many carrying signs of protest, as part of demonstrations across the nation to express concern about increased gun control efforts since last month’s deadly school shooting in Newtown.

01/19/2013

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos  (credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images, FILE)

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos Says No Gay Marriage Vote Friday

The legislative session is still set for Albany to end on Monday. However, it could be extended for days or a week or even longer as issues such as rent control and property taxes remain unresolved.

06/17/2011

An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

CT Murder Victims’ Families Seek Death Penalty Repeal

Seventy-six people who have all lost loved ones to murder have signed a letter saying capital punishment in Connecticut offers a “false promise that goes unfilled.”

02/09/2011

Capitol Hill

US Capitol Briefly Evacuated By Airspace Violation

The FAA says a Piedmont Airlines flight from Hilton Head, S.C., lost radio contact Saturday as it approached the area, prompted police to issue an evacuation order.

01/01/2011

Richard Blumenthal celebrates his victory over Linda McMahon in the U.S. Senate race - Hartford, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images

CT’s Richard Blumenthal Looks Ahead to U.S. Senate

Now with a firm grip on the job he has long aspired to, Richard Blumenthal heads to the U.S. Senate when the new Congress begins its session in January.

12/23/2010