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May 17, 2013; Updated: 12:53 am
Two commuter trains serving New York City collided near the Fairfield-Bridgeport line Friday, leaving five people critically injured, Gov. Dannel Malloy said. There were no reports of fatalities.
May 17, 2013; Updated: 3:03 pm
A body has been found in the woods near the Bridgeport-Trumbull line, near where police have been searching for a missing Eastern Connecticut State University student.
May 17, 2013; Updated: 6:42 am
A three-alarm fire has heavily damaged a historic church in Willimantic not far from where people were attending a street festival.
May 17, 2013; Updated: 12:11 am
The Waterford Board of Selectmen will vote Tuesday on whether to support a special taxing district that Farmington-based developer Mark Steiner is advocating for the state-owned, former Seaside property on Shore Road.
May 17, 2013; Updated: 12:11 am
A 38-year-old Connecticut woman was killed in a crash in Rhode Island that sent two vehicles across highway traffic and into the grass.
May 16, 2013; Updated: 3:08 pm
Amistad America, owner of the famed replica of the 19th century schooner that brought captive Africans to Connecticut, will continue to receive about $360,000 a year from the state as long as it gets its tax-exempt status back, legislators said this...
May 16, 2013; Updated: 7:30 pm
Households must meet certain eligibility criteria and must not have received energy assistance from Operation Fuel this fiscal year. The application deadline is June 30 or until funds run out.
May 16, 2013; Updated: 6:42 am
Yale University has been fined $165,000 by the U.S. Department of Education for failing to report four sex crimes that occurred on campus in 2001 and 2002.
May 16, 2013; Updated: 11:42 pm
Britain’s Prince Harry, left, battles opponent Nacho Figueras of Argentina during the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup charity match Wednesday in Greenwich.
May 15, 2013; Updated: 7:38 pm
UPDATED: 6:45 p.m. Britain's Prince Harry is wrapping up a weeklong visit to the United States in the affluent New York City suburb of Greenwich, Conn., where he is playing in a polo match at a club with a history of...
May 15, 2013; Updated: 6:17 pm
The motor vehicle property tax rate would be reduced gradually until it shrinks to zero in 2023, according to a proposal by the Municipal Opportunities Regional Efficiencies Commission.
May 15, 2013; Updated: 6:52 am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is meeting with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to discuss Connecticut's new gun control law.
May 15, 2013; Updated: 6:32 am
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been left off the guest list for Prince Harry's celebrity polo match in Greenwich.
May 14, 2013; Updated: 7:34 am
A coalition of education organizations and municipalities is urging Connecticut legislators to restore state funding for school transportation expenses.
May 13, 2013; Updated: 2:08 pm
Members of the state's congressional delegation announced today that they plan to fight to restore federal funding for air traffic control towers beyond the current fiscal year.
May 13, 2013; Updated: 11:42 pm
Hartford - Each Wednesday, barber Anthony Cymerys sets up his chair in the shade of an oak tree in Hartford's Bushnell Park. For longtime clients, the homeless or those just down on their luck, the fee is always the same: a hug for a...
May 9, 2013; Updated: 9:38 am
Hospitals in Connecticut charge vastly different amounts of money for the same procedure - sometimes triple the price -- according to data released Wednesday by federal Medicare officials.
May 9, 2013; Updated: 11:55 pm
Joshua Vincent, executive director of the Philadelphia-based Center for the Study of Economics, said raising tax rates for land and lowering them for buildings would provide a municipality with the same revenue but would encourage development.
May 9, 2013; Updated: 12:08 am
Hartford - Members of the Connecticut Senate continued a three-year effort to extend a ban on severe weather price gouging to services such as snow removal, with proponents expressing hope they can persuade the House of Representatives to...
May 8, 2013; Updated: 11:54 pm
Connecticut’s electric customers will be reimbursed $75 million over the next three years, according to a plan approved Wednesday for funds from a successful suit against the federal government for its failure to develop a permanent storage...
May 7, 2013; Updated: 9:40 am
An Oxford woman has pleaded not guilty to 41 counts of animal cruelty after having a menagerie removed from her home in February.
May 7, 2013; Updated: 9:24 am
The prosecution and defense in the brutality trial of a Meriden police officer are set to begin picking jurors.
May 7, 2013; Updated: 7:51 am
The foundation overseeing more than $11 million donated to Newtown, Conn., following the December massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School has postponed hearings on the disbursement of that money.
May 7, 2013; Updated: 11:43 pm
Hartford - Tattoo artists in Connecticut could soon face tighter regulations under a proposal requiring them to be licensed by the state that's advanced in the General Assembly.
The proposal pits public health advocates who want more...
May 5, 2013; Updated: 1:07 pm
In the five years before the Sandy Hook tragedy, few pistol permit applications - about 1 in 1,000 - were denied. The question is whether expanded requirements will change that substantially.