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Connecticut former governor Rowland convicted of crimes in campaign finance scheme

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 6:13 pm

A federal jury has convicted former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland on charges that he conspired to be paid for work on two political campaigns while disguising those payments in business deals.


Rowland deliberations begin

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

A federal jury on Thursday began deliberating the fate of former Gov. John G. Rowland, who is accused of conspiring to hide work on two political campaigns as business deals.\n


Submarine to be named USS Vermont

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus used Lake Champlain, with its history of a key naval battle in both the American Revolution and the War of 1812, as a backdrop Thursday to announce the naming of the USS Vermont, a nuclear attack submarine due to be...


GOP gubernatorial candidate defends record at Pa. factory

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 12:09 am

Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley defended his business record on Thursday, saying he ultimately saved unionized workers’ jobs following a lengthy strike at a Pennsylvania plant he previously owned.


State: Connecticut employers shed 3,600 jobs in August

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 11:47 am

The state Labor Department says employers in Connecticut cut 3,600 jobs in August, with schools taking a hit due to a quirk in statistical sampling.


Closing arguments set in Rowland trial

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 10:27 am

A federal judge has begun instructing jurors on how to deliberate the fate of former Gov. John G. Rowland in advance of closing arguments in his federal conspiracy trial.


Premium Content Health department confirms first case of enterovirus in Connecticut

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 4:03 pm

The state Department of Public Health today received notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection involving a Connecticut child.


Defense tries to show Rowland did real work

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

A nursing home company executive testified Tuesday that former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland did legitimate consulting work for him and that he did not believe that Rowland’s contract with his company was a sham.


Malloy rebuffs Foley's criticism of UConn report

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rebuffing Republican Tom Foley's criticism of a new report that highlights UConn's economic impact, calling his gubernatorial opponent "a cheap-shot specialist."


Rowland declines to take stand in conspiracy trial

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 10:24 am

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has elected not to testify at his federal conspiracy trial.


Premium Content Senate confirms Connecticut VA commissioner to federal position

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 8:36 pm

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs Commissioner Linda S. Schwartz of Pawcatuck for the position of assistant secretary for policy and planning at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


UPDATED: Transgender teen back in custody after escape

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 6:06 pm

A troubled transgender girl whose confinement case has attracted national attention escaped from a Connecticut treatment program Tuesday and was found by police several hours later, state officials said.


Ex-chief in Uzi death case in more legal trouble

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 7:55 am

A former Massachusetts police chief who was acquitted of charges connected to the death in 2008 of an 8-year-old boy at a gun show he sponsored is facing more legal trouble.


Settlements reached in Metro-North rail crash

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Four of 28 people who sued the Metro-North Railroad in federal court after being injured in a train crash in Connecticut last year have settled with the commuter railroad, lawyers involved in the case said Monday. Terms of the deals were not...


State Supreme Court backs wind energy regulation

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

The court ruled 6-0 that a trial court was correct to dismiss appeals by opponents of the project by BNE Energy Inc. to build three wind turbines in Colebrook in northwestern Connecticut.


Foley, Malloy differ on whether roads, transit in good shape

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

While Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defended his record on transportation, saying Monday that more money has been spent to improve Connecticut’s roads and mass transit than under previous administrations, Republican challenger Tom Foley claimed...


Foley: traffic "shameful," Malloy claims progress

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 11:18 am

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he has spent more money to improve Connecticut's transportation needs than prior administrations, but his Republican challenger calls the state's traffic woes "shameful" and says more needs to be done to increase the...


Report: Income inequality cuts Connecticut tax revenue

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 6:46 am

Tax revenue in Connecticut is more volatile than in most other states as capital gains and stock trades for the rich gyrate while wages earned by everyone else have barely increased since before the recession, according to a new report.


Report says income inequality reduces Connecticut's tax revenue

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Tax revenue in Connecticut is more volatile than in most other states as capital gains and stock trades for the rich gyrate while wages earned by everyone else have barely increased since before the recession, according to a new report.


Premium Content Enterovirus may be cause of ill children in Connecticut

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 12:18 am

Three hospitals in Connecticut are treating several cases of severe respiratory illness in young children that could be caused by enterovirus, Bill Gerrish, spokesman for the state Department of Public Health, said Monday.


State treasurer: Home Depot data breach affects Connecticut

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 2:17 pm

Connecticut State Treasurer Denise Nappier is encouraging residents who may have used some of the state-issued prepaid debit cards at Home Depot to take steps to prevent unauthorized use of their accounts.


UPDATED: Bridgeport fire leads to environmental damage

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 10:01 am

Fishing was temporarily halted along a stretch of Long Island Sound on Friday following a massive fire at a Bridgeport warehouse that cut power and forced evacuations, Connecticut environmental officials said.


Cheshire home invasion inmate demands kosher diet

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 7:56 am

One of two men convicted in the killings of a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion is suing Connecticut, claiming his rights are violated because he's being denied kosher food in prison.


Quinnipiac poll: Foley leads Malloy

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 12:16 am

Quinnipiac University's first survey of the Connecticut governor's race in four months found Republican Tom Foley leading first-term Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by 6 percentage points among likely voters with eight weeks remaining...


Couple: Conspiracy to pay ex-governor was 'unspoken'

 September 10, 2014; Updated: 10:50 pm

New Haven - A key prosecution witness at former Gov. John Rowland's federal trial said Tuesday under cross-examination that their conspiracy to hide payments for Rowland's campaign work was unspoken.Brian Foley told Rowland's...


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