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June 19, 2013; Updated: 12:09 am
Some local members are considering abandoning Tea Party groups and instead joining Americans for Prosperity, a grassroots organization aimed at educating and mobilizing citizens around economic policy issues.
June 19, 2013; Updated: 12:08 am
New Haven - A woman disfigured by a friend's pet chimpanzee in 2009 plans to appeal a decision denying her permission to sue the state for $150 million on her claim that officials knew the chimp was dangerous but didn't do anything about...
June 19, 2013; Updated: 12:10 am
In the wake of four major storms in the last two years, the state will hold a drill this week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday, and the state’s major electrical utilities are joining in an industrywide plan for response to weather...
June 18, 2013; Updated: 6:02 pm
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Monday that he will be working hard over the next 13 days to keep interest rates of Stafford federal student loans from doubling.
June 18, 2013; Updated: 7:09 pm
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reminded residents today to leave deer fawns alone, even if they believe it to be abandoned.
June 18, 2013; Updated: 6:56 pm
Five new members have been appointed to serve on The Last Green Valley's board of directors, the organization announced this week.
June 18, 2013; Updated: 6:52 pm
Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 to help pay for medical services and equipment such as physical, occupational and speech therapy, counseling services, surgeries, prescriptions, wheelchairs, orthotics, eyeglasses and hearing aids.
June 18, 2013; Updated: 5:02 pm
Authorities have recovered a body from a lake near where a commercial photographer was reported missing last week.
June 18, 2013; Updated: 11:45 am
Connecticut has become a national leader in a "critical but quiet revolution" in policies to reduce youth incarceration, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Juvenile Justice Network and the Texas Public...
June 18, 2013; Updated: 11:29 am
A Metro-North Railroad spokeswoman says a student traffic controller and his supervisor were suspended without pay after a track foreman was struck and killed by a train last month.
June 18, 2013; Updated: 10:40 am
Police say a man charged with murdering a Connecticut college student threatened to kill her after she tried to break off their relationship shortly before she disappeared in April.
June 18, 2013; Updated: 7:30 am
A Greenwich middle school teacher accused of threatening to "shoot up" the school has been ordered by a judge to undergo mental health counseling and to stay away from the building.
June 18, 2013; Updated: 11:55 pm
Hartford (AP) - Prison officials can use reasonable force to take DNA samples from convicted felons who refuse to provide them, Connecticut's second-highest court ruled Monday.
State law requires all convicted felons to provide DNA...
June 17, 2013; Updated: 10:09 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is highlighting legislation he has proposed in Congress to prevent interest rates on need-based student loans from doubling next month.
June 17, 2013; Updated: 10:05 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Texas Gov. Rick Perry is bringing his job-poaching tour of the Northeast to Connecticut.
Perry is scheduled to speak Monday evening at the Ferguson Library in Stamford as part of...
June 17, 2013; Updated: 12:10 am
A review of disciplinary decisions over the past 18 months shows that it can take two years or longer for complaints against physicians to result in license suspensions, revocations and other disciplinary actions by the state Medical Examining Board.
June 17, 2013; Updated: 12:16 pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced today that he will meet with the state’s utility companies on Tuesday to discuss preparedness efforts and readiness in advance of the height of hurricane season in Connecticut, which is from mid-August to...
June 17, 2013; Updated: 11:43 pm
Stamford (AP) - After decades in the clock repair business, one Stamford man recently decided it's time to retire.
This isn't good news for the customers of Jerry Fishman, who is apparently one of the last repairman of his kind in...
June 17, 2013; Updated: 11:42 pm
Providence - When Jennifer Marks was pregnant with her son Shawn, her doctor ordered her on bed rest. She lost her job and her family struggled to pay the bills on her husband's pay as a mechanic.
People like Marks who care for a new...
June 17, 2013; Updated: 11:42 pm
Greenwich (AP) - The Greenwich Police Department will soon patrol Long Island Sound checking for drunken boaters.
The Greenwich Time reports that Operation Dry Water, a national three-day campaign against boating under the influence,...
June 17, 2013; Updated: 12:01 am
A 25-year-old contestant from Connecticut, Erin Brady of South Glastonbury, won the title of Miss USA in Las Vegas on Sunday night.
June 14, 2013; Updated: 11:51 pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a bond allocation of $750,000 for the design of a new building for Newtown's Sandy Hook Elementary school. The State Bond Commission is expected to approve the funds next week.
June 14, 2013; Updated: 5:27 pm
A Connecticut woman disfigured by a friend's pet chimpanzee in 2009 was denied permission Friday to sue the state for $150 million on her claim that officials knew the animal was dangerous but didn't do anything about it.
June 14, 2013; Updated: 1:53 pm
Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers announced today that Judge Patrick L. Carroll III would succeed Judge Barbara M. Quinn as the next chief court administrator. Carroll, a Fairfield native who was appointed as a judge in 1996, has been serving as the...
June 14, 2013; Updated: 12:54 pm
Newtown has marked the passage of six months since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with a moment of silence.