The passage of the assault weapons ban in Senate Judiciary Committee is a big step forward in the fight for common sense gun reforms, according to Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut.
In the village of Hempstead, Mayor Wayne Hall told WCBS reporter Sophia Hall that if people hear gunshots, because of fear, they will likely not come forward.
That brings the total number of guns collected to 7,000 since December.
The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Gov. Dan Malloy with an approval rating of 48 percent, his highest since taking office.
26 cyclists from Connecticut will wrap up a four-day ride to Washington today as they push for tougher gun laws.
The federal Department of Veterans Affairs says its mental health professionals won’t comply with a new gun law in New York that requires them to report the names of patients they believe likely to hurt themselves or others.
There is a push to enact new gun laws to make life safer in Connecticut before a another milestone following the Newtown massacre.
Suffolk County legislators have approved a gun control bill intended to remove weapons from the hands of psychiatric patients deemed a threat to themselves or others.
Following the Newtown massacre, a state legislative task force is working on a way to secure weapons in homes where people with mental illness reside.
Vice President Joe Biden was among the officials in Danbury on Thursday looking into ways to reduce gun violence in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
In Bethpage, Long Island Tuesday, a group of librarians attended a seminar on active shooters, held by the Nassau County police.
St. Sen. Scott Frantz says teenagers who pack guns and carry out massacres at schools seem to share a couple of things in common.
After a number of successful guns for cash exchanges in New Jersey, another gun buyback is taking place today and Saturday in Essex County.
A New Jersey State Assembly panel on Wednesday approved measures on mental illness and guns, despite protests from some opponents that the state’s gun laws are already too restrictive.
President Barack Obama said the national union is strong State of the Union Address Tuesday night, but he still has a raft of sticky-wicket problems to deal with at home and abroad.