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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: 11:01 pm
Connecticut's three natural gas distribution companies announced today that they have filed a joint expansion plan with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
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.
June 14, 2013; Updated: 10:48 am
Harry Connick Jr. has written a song in honor of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting.
June 14, 2013; Updated: 12:04 am
The state would no longer stop out-of-state moving companies from opening shop in Connecticut based on the opposition of competitors, under a bill passed by the legislature and awaiting the governor's signature.
June 13, 2013; Updated: 11:52 pm
Thirty-two members of the Newtown Action Alliance filed dutifully onto a bus in a parking lot of Newtown's municipal complex early Wednesday morning, bound for Capitol Hill.
June 13, 2013; Updated: 1:41 pm
The Newtown Action Alliance is one of many advocacy groups, along with the families of the Sandy Hook victims, that have descended on Washington to mark the halfway point to the first anniversary of the Dec. 14 school massacre.
June 13, 2013; Updated: 11:48 pm
A spokeswoman for Attorney General George Jepsen said Wednesday that he has given a short extension to Amistad America to produce copies of its application for reinstatement of its nonprofit status and its audited financial reports.
June 13, 2013; Updated: 12:36 pm
An 82-year-old good Samaritan who has been giving free haircuts to the homeless for 25 years has been kicked out of a Hartford park by city health officials.
June 13, 2013; Updated: 7:03 am
A well-known commercial photographer is missing after telling his wife he was heading to the swollen Housatonic River to retrieve a lost bicycle.
June 12, 2013; Updated: 11:46 pm
The North Stonington Democrat is demanding that the state Department of Economic and Community Development justify the continued use of taxpayer money to fund the struggling Amistad America.
June 12, 2013; Updated: 9:14 pm
NEW A few dozen people from the homegrown advocacy group Newtown Action Alliance made the six-hour bus trip from Newtown, Conn. to Washington, D.C. Wednesday morning to demand Congress resurrect the gun control...
June 12, 2013; Updated: 9:56 am
Leaders of the Connecticut AARP branch are meeting with the congressional delegation to express their opposition to President Barack Obama's proposal to change the way inflation is
June 12, 2013; Updated: 8:37 am
A tutor at a Stratford elementary school is accused of offering children money and prizes in exchange for kisses.
June 11, 2013; Updated: 11:59 pm
The highest-paid executive at each of the “Big Five’’ health insurers – UnitedHealth Group, Aetna Inc., WellPoint Inc., Humana Inc. and Cigna Corp. – made more than $8 million in 2012, according to filings this spring...