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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...


Report: Home sales in Connecticut flat so far this year

 September 10, 2014; Updated: 11:58 am

A real estate research group says single-family home sales in July increased slightly in Connecticut, posting the fifth increase from one year over the other in 2014.


Police: Boy desecrated Jesus statue, posted photos

 September 10, 2014; Updated: 10:04 am

A 14-year-old western Pennsylvania boy has been charged with desecrating a statue of Jesus by standing in front of it and mimicking a sex act, and then posting pictures of it on the Internet.


Poll: Jobs woes give Foley 6-point lead on Malloy

 September 10, 2014; Updated: 6:17 am

A statewide poll shows Republican Tom Foley leading Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by six percentage points as voters give the challenger high marks on the key issues of jobs and the economy and government spending.


Witness hid Rowland deal

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

New Haven - The key prosecution witness at John Rowland's federal conspiracy trial testified Monday that he hired the former Connecticut governor as a consultant for his wife's 2012 congressional campaign and hid the arrangement as a...


Emergency workers respond to small plane crash in Watertown

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 10:31 am

Emergency workers are responding to a small plane crash in Watertown.


Newtown considers regional emergency dispatch

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 8:56 am

Two volunteers researching whether to establish regional emergency dispatch for Newtown have found it can increase public safety and save money.


Issue of religion flares in 5th District race

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Hartford - Mark Greenberg, the Republican candidate for the U.S. House in the 5th District, has again challenged Rep. Elizabeth Esty over Democratic campaign research mentioning he's Jewish.Less than two weeks after his campaign...


Premium Content State announces dates for archery hunting season for deer and turkey

 September 8, 2014; Updated: 6:52 pm

Recently passed regulations now allow the use of crossbows during archery hunting seasons. Crossbow hunters are required to have an archery permit, which is available only to those who have completed a bow hunter education course.


Premium Content Meeting to allow public to comment on future of Long Island Sound

 September 8, 2014; Updated: 6:13 pm

Participants will have a chance to discuss the update to Long Island Sound Study's Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan to protect and restore Long Island Sound.


Premium Content State marks Suicide Prevention Awareness Week with new campaign

 September 8, 2014; Updated: 5:57 pm

To observe this national awareness week, the CT Suicide Advisory Board, a partnership of state and community agencies, will release a new public service announcement to help people "start the conversation.”


Gambling regulators to select Boston-area casino

 September 8, 2014; Updated: 9:34 am

State gambling regulators are set to begin deliberations on awarding the lucrative Boston-area casino license on Monday, even as voters will decide in November whether to repeal the state's casino law, halting the process altogether.


Maine, N.H. fish survey gets low count

 September 7, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Portland, Maine - An annual survey of Maine and New Hampshire fish stocks yielded fewer fish than any year since 2006.The fall 2013 Maine-New Hampshire Inshore Trawl Survey resulted in the second-lowest average catch weight since...


Premium Content Block Island wind farm receives key approval

 September 5, 2014; Updated: 1:49 pm

Providence -- Deepwater Wind announced today that it has received the final federal approval needed to build the Block Island Wind Farm, keeping the project on track to be the nation’s first offshore wind farm.


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