Hartford CT news

Connecticut loses ‘small but powerful’ lawyer

Shawn Lang, who was a steadfast voice for LGBTQ rights in Connecticut and a longtime AIDS activist, died suddenly Sunday after decades of advocating for vulnerable people. Described by her friends as both a tireless and relentless advocate, Lang has also fought for the homeless, domestic violence and those struggling …

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Statewide guy buyback program takes guns off the streets

At “Keep Kids Safe” events, people dropped unwanted usable firearms in exchange for gift cards. Safes and locks have also been distributed. HARTFORD, Connecticut – Several Connecticut police departments and violence prevention organizations teamed up on Saturday for the first annual statewide gun buyback initiative, dubbed “Keep Kids Safe.” Inside …

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Two men injured in separate shootings in Hartford

HARTFORD, Connecticut – Hartford Police are investigating two shootings that took place overnight. Police were first called to the Frog Hollow neighborhood around 11 p.m. Friday night for a ShotSpotter activation in the 227 Lawrence Street area. Officers found a man in his 30s with non-fatal gunshot wounds. The victim …

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