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Premium Content State warns of dangers of approaching railroad tracks

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 4:08 pm

State law prohibits anyone from entering and remaining on railroad right-of-way without consent of the railroad company.


Police: Dad parked vehicle at work with son inside

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 12:01 pm

Connecticut police say the father of a 15-month-old boy who died after being left in a car on a hot day had parked his vehicle at his job with his son inside.


Premium Content More than 20 primaries across the state slated for Aug. 12

 July 8, 2014; Updated: 12:56 pm

There will be at least 23 primaries in Connecticut on August 12 for state elections ranging from the Democratic primary for 20th state Senate District between party-endorsed candidate state Rep. Betsy Ritter, D-Waterford, and New London Democratic...


Ridgefield police: Toddler left in hot car dies

 July 8, 2014; Updated: 12:30 pm

Ridgefield police say a toddler has died after being left in a hot car.


Police to get awards for Newtown response

 July 8, 2014; Updated: 9:08 am

Connecticut State Police will be honoring officers who responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown.


Former UConn dean responds to allegations

 July 8, 2014; Updated: 6:16 am

A former dean of fine arts at the University of Connecticut says he was instructed not to seek the termination of a music professor accused of sexual misconduct.


Connecticut gun seizure law getting attention in wake of mass shootings

 July 7, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Hartford - As state officials across the country grapple with how to prevent mass killings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and near the University of California, Santa Barbara, some are turning to a gun seizure law...


Premium Content Blumenthal wants explanation for spike in medical delays for state veterans

 July 7, 2014; Updated: 4:15 pm

As of May 15 this year, 998 veterans' appointments in Connecticut were delayed more than 30 days; as of June 15, the number of delayed appointments in Connecticut rose to 2,727.


Premium Content State Supreme Court ruling restricts release of arrest information

 July 7, 2014; Updated: 11:57 pm

The state Supreme Court issued a ruling Monday that restricts the amount of information police are required to release about arrests, prompting fears among advocates of open government that the public will not have access to important information...


Camera found hidden in bathhouse at Hammonasset

 July 7, 2014; Updated: 7:18 am

A small camera hidden in a towel hook has been found inside a bathhouse at Hammonasset State Beach in Madison.


Greenwich female police captain files bias suit

 July 7, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Greenwich (AP) - The Greenwich Police Department's first female captain has filed a state discrimination complaint against the town's top police officials.

Capt. Pamela Gustovich, a 27-year veteran of the department, was the first...


'Rhode to Work' plan sees mixed success

 July 7, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Providence - The Rhode Island Senate's high-priority workforce development initiative saw mixed success in the 2014 legislative session, with several measures stalling in the House without ever having a hearing and others ending up at the...



 July 6, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New Haven - The operators of the replica slave-ship Amistad plan a tour of Northeast ports this summer to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the famous rebellion aboard the original ship.

The replica, Freedom Schooner Amistad, will...


A 34-acre sanctuary for animals takes shape

 July 6, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Hartford - Before she was killed in the Newtown school massacre, 6-year-old Catherine Violet Hubbard raised money from returnable bottles and cans to buy bones for dogs at the pound and designed business cards for an imaginary animal...


Feds give state another year on education changes

 July 4, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Hartford (AP) - Connecticut has been given another year to work on changes as it launches a contentious set of school standards, federal and state education officials announced Thursday.

The U.S. Department of Education approved a...


Premium Content Charles W. Morgan in 'very good position' to ride out storm

 July 3, 2014; Updated: 11:34 am

The crew of the world's last wooden whaling ship probably didn't anticipate a hurricane interrupting its historic 38th voyage, but Mystic Seaport officials said Thursday that they don't expect much trouble from Arthur.


Premium Content Senate minority leader calls for suspension of payments to Amistad America

 July 3, 2014; Updated: 12:22 am

Sen. Len Fasano, R-North Haven, has issued a press release calling for the state to suspend any future direct payments to Amistad America until the independent financial audit that was due several months ago is completed.


Premium Content All Long Island Sound pump-out services for recreational boaters are now free

 July 3, 2014; Updated: 2:23 pm

“Every facility with a publicly available pumpout system designed to capture sewage from recreational boats has agreed to provide this service for free, demonstrating that our marine industry partners have a tremendous commitment to improving...


Rowland seeks to limit details of conviction

 July 3, 2014; Updated: 10:25 am

Former Gov. John G. Rowland is seeking to prevent jurors from hearing details of his conviction on a corruption-related charge during his upcoming trial on charges that he tried to create secret consultant roles with two congressional campaigns.


Malloy re-election bid drawing union support

 July 3, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Hartford - Organized labor continued Wednesday to throw its political support behind Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, despite his 2011 battle with state employee unions over labor concessions.

The Democrat received the endorsement of the...


Lawsuit: Inmate tried to buy influence in prison

 July 2, 2014; Updated: 8:34 am

A former driver for an imprisoned hedge-fund founder says he was asked to help funnel money from his former boss to other inmates at a federal prison in Massachusetts.


Connecticut lawmakers fight Plum Island sale

 July 2, 2014; Updated: 6:33 am

Members of Connecticut's and New York's congressional delegation are hoping to stop the federal government from selling Plum Island in Long Island Sound.


Premium Content Blumenthal to seek better rail safety, reliability

 July 1, 2014; Updated: 12:59 am

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday he is introducing legislation that will address a rash of train derailments and crashes around the country, including two Metro-North commuter accidents last year.


Rowland argues charges are unconstitutional, false

 July 1, 2014; Updated: 6:57 am

Lawyers for former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland are arguing that some of the federal charges he faces are unconstitutional.


Statistics: Minority drivers in state stopped at higher rate

 June 30, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Hartford - New data show that Connecticut police pull over black and Hispanic drivers at disproportionate rates when compared with population numbers, but state officials caution the reasons aren't clear.

Police officers statewide...


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