Articles Tagged with connecticut

Connecticut Gun Control Law Sparks Lawsuit By Firearms Group


A new Connecticut gun control law spurred long lines as residents rushed to register their semi-automatic weapons and high capacity magazines. The Gun Violence and Children’s Safety Act went into effect on January 1. The law requires all residents to register any firearm that the state now considers a “assault weapons” before the beginning of… Read more »

Yale: Gunman Reported On Connecticut Campus

gunman reported on Yale campus

A gunman has been reported on the Yale campus in New Haven, Connecticut. An emergency alert by campus security officials went out to staff and students just after 11 am. All those on the Connecticut campus have been ordered to shelter in place. SWAT teams are reportedly searching the “old campus” area near the center… Read more »

Connecticut Plane Crash: Pilot Identified As Former Microsoft VP [Video]

Connecticut plane crash pilot second accident.

Friday’s Connecticut plane crash is now believed to have killed at least four people, according to an update from the NTSB. A small plane trying to land yesterday hit a pair of Connecticut homes instead, and authorities believe that between four and six people could have perished in the crash. Rober Gretz, an investigator for… Read more »

Connecticut Legalizes MMA, Ban Goes Away Later This Year

Connecticut Legalizes MMA, Lifts Ban Starting In October

“Connecticut legalizes MMA” is probably not a headline that mixed martial arts fans expected to read today, given the state’s long history of opposing the sport. But Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy, with the aid of lawmakers, changed that on Thursday by lifting the state’s long-running ban. first reported that Malloy had signed the… Read more »

Carlee Soto Haunted By Iconic Sandy Hook Photo

Carlee Soto haunted

The woman pictured in anguish above is Carlee Soto, the sister of Sandy Hook Elementary massacre hero Vicki Soto. Though the image above has become iconic nationwide since the Newtown, Connecticut shooting, Carlee Soto says that it is a painful reminder of the moment she learned that her sister had been killed. Vicki Soto, 27,… Read more »