The city’s latest gun buy-back program, held Saturday at the Community Renewal Team headquarters on Windsor Street, brought in more than 82 firearms, police said.
Among the guns collected were two derringers, 16 pistols, 32 rifles, 16 shotguns and one assault rifle. In exchange for the guns, Stop & Shop gift cards were distributed. [...]
City leaders are hosting a meeting Saturday as part of their ongoing faith-based initiative.
The meetings are designed to bring law enforcement officials, the city council and the faith-based community, among others, together to address city violence.
The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hartford Public Safety Complex, 253 High [...]
Today is an historic day for the State of Connecticut. Our legislature has shown extraordinary leadership by passing a bill that includes a ban on high capacity magazines, increased access to mental health services, strengthens [...]
As we reported Monday, Jimmy Q. Roberson was identified as the 22-year-old man fatally shot Sunday night, concluding a violent week in the city’s North End in which four other young men were shot. (Two of them died.) Police found Roberson with a single gunshot wound to the head behind an apartment building [...]
The Rev. Henry Brown and Mothers United Against Violence will host a vigil Thursday for the two men fatally shot in Hartford earlier this week.
The vigil will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Clark and Nelson streets.
Gunfire broke out around 5:04 p.m. Monday in the area of Clark and Nelson streets, [...]
Have a question about how the city’s budget process works? How about suggestions for the mayor or city council on what should be cut, or what should be preserved?
Mayor Pedro Segarra and council members are hosting a two-part budget workshop (called “The People’s Budget”) aimed at educating the public on the process and seeking [...]
It probably isn’t much consolation to the families who are dealing with the unsolved murder of a loved one, but city police told me before last night’s forum that Hartford’s homicide clearance rate is getting better. Markedly better.
In 2007, the clearance rate was 36 percent. In 2008, 39 percent. In 2009, 30 percent. [...]
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