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A new law proposed by State Representative Sean Scanlon would serve to strengthen wording on existing law regarding gun safety and law enforcement, mandating safe storage of both loaded and unloaded firearms, and mandating liability when there is a failure to do so and the firearms can be accessed by a minor under the age of 18.

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HARTFORD, CT – State Senator Christine Cohen (D-Guilford) is proud to announce that she has signed on as a co-sponsor of House Bill 5345 (“Ethan’s Law”) a new, proposed state law that would require all firearms – and not just loaded firearms – to be stored safely, and to require the state Board of Education develop a mandatory firearms safety curriculum for Connecticut students.

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Cocke County crystal meth dealer Matthew Darnell Lane, a 32-year-old man linked to a 20-defendant conspiracy headed by Thomas “Dax” Lynn Martin, was given an effective sentence of 112 months in federal prison on Monday, according to court documents.

A 35-year-old Beaver Dam man remains in custody at Dodge County Jail after being placed on a $25,000 cash bail Friday during his initial appearance on charges of threatening a law enforcement officer, intentionally pointing a firearm at a law enforcement officer and a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct.