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Premium Content Bond Commission funds will boost several local projects

 July 25, 2014; Updated: 1:22 pm

Hartford — The State Bond Commission approved Friday at least seven bond allocations that will directly affect southeastern Connecticut’s towns and cities. In total, the commission approved $725 million in...


Mother says voyeurism at state park not isolated

 July 25, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Hartford (AP)- The recent discovery of a small camera hidden inside a bathhouse at Hammonasset State Beach in Madison is not an isolated incident of voyeurism, an East Hartford mother who was the victim of a similar incident at the same...


TicketNetwork, state reach legal settlement

 July 25, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Hartford (AP) - Online ticket exchange TicketNetwork Inc. and three other companies have settled a legal dispute that should make it easier for consumers to know they are buying tickets on the secondary market, not directly from events,...


Premium Content Malloy calls for local hearing on proposed changes in federal recognition of Indian tribes

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:15 am

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has written to the U.S. secretary of the interior to complain about the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ failure to schedule a public hearing in Connecticut on proposed changes in the federal-recognition process for Indian...


Mother says voyeurism at state park not isolated

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 3:33 pm

The recent discovery of a small camera hidden inside a bathhouse at Hammonasset State Beach in Madison is not an isolated incident of voyeurism, said an East Hartford mother who was the victim of a similar incident at the same park three years ago.


Premium Content Foley: McKinney should leave governor's race, endorse him

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 11:09 am

Gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said he appreciates the endorsements from former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele and Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and expects state Sen. John McKinney of Fairfield, a fellow Republican also running for governor, to follow...


More than 320 migrant kids placed in state

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Hartford (AP) - More than 320 of the thousands of immigrant children who have streamed across the U.S. border from Central American countries have been placed with relatives living in Connecticut, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said.The...


Former trader's sentence: 2 years in prison for fraud

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

New Haven (AP) - A federal judge sentenced a former Wall Street trader to two years in prison on Wednesday for securities fraud, saying he took advantage of a government bailout program.The judge also fined Jesse Litvak $1.75...


Premium Content DEEP receives grant for removel of marine debris left by Sandy

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 4:56 pm

The funds will be spent to remove debris from eight of the most impacted areas, including Connecticut River tidal marsh areas in Old Lyme and Old Saybrook and Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison.


Premium Content Cottontail conservation workshop set for Sunday

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 4:39 pm

Once common in the Northeast, the New England cottontail is now scarce enough to be considered for protection under the federal Endangered Species Act.


More than 320 migrant kids placed in Connecticut

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:19 pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says more than 320 of the thousands of immigrant children who've streamed across the U.S. border have so far been placed in Connecticut.


DNA analysis may help New England cottontail

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 9:43 am

DNA analysis of the endangered New England cottontail shows that power line rights of way, railroad edges and roadsides may help support their diminishing habitat.


Kennedy cousin Skakel seeks to suppress evidence

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 9:10 am

A lawyer for Michael Skakel is seeking to keep the government from using audio tapes made by the Kennedy cousin for a memoir as evidence in his upcoming murder retrial.


Malloy criticizes GOP foes for embracing Christie

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

Ledyard (AP) - As he runs for re-election, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rekindling a rivalry with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, tweaking the Republican over his position on gun control and his state's economic...


Premium Content Malloy announces Free State Parks Weekend

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 3:51 pm

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee today announced that as part of the ongoing celebration of the state parks centennial, Saturday and Sunday will be Free State Parks...


Premium Content 23 lawmakers sign letter calling on Amistad America to set date for plan to repay businesses

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 12:06 am

Twenty-three members of the state legislature have signed a letter penned by state Rep. Diana Urban, D-North Stonington, that calls on Amistad America to set a date by which it will have a plan in place to repay seven small businesses to which it...


Premium Content Mosquitoes trapped in East Haven test positive for West Nile virus

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 4:12 pm

The state Mosquito Management Program today announced that mosquitoes trapped in East Haven on July 16 have tested positive for West Nile virus.


Air defense drill for 4 Northeastern states

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 10:29 am

The New York state Division of Military and Naval Affairs says a two fighter jets from a Massachusetts Air National Guard unit will be conducting an air defense exercise over parts of four Northeastern states.


Man helping turtle is attacked by dog

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 6:33 am

A Hamden man has been mauled by a dog while trying to help a turtle cross a local road.


Malloy says school massacre stays with him every day

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Hartford (AP) - More than 18 months after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Sunday he thinks of the massacre five or six times a day."It's still with me," he...


General Dynamics, Pratt & Whitney cheered by jump in private jet sales

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 12:22 am

Hartford - Private jet sales are rising again, climbing out of a deep recession when the company plane was an easy target for spending cuts.


Christie headed to Connecticut for campaign events

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 12:19 pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is continuing his summer fundraising blitz with a trip to Connecticut.


Premium Content Clinton attracts both fans, critics in Madison

 July 19, 2014; Updated: 11:49 pm

Appearing relaxed and affable, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the potential front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, signed books here Saturday at R.J. Julia Booksellers, shaking hands and exchanging...


Premium Content UConn to pay $1.3M to settle sex assault handling lawsuit

 July 19, 2014; Updated: 2:20 am

Storrs - The University of Connecticut will pay $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit by five women who alleged the school did not take seriously their claims of sexual assaults on campus.


Premium Content All state swimming areas open

 July 18, 2014; Updated: 2:20 pm

All four shoreline swimming beaches and 19 inland swimming areas at state parks are open this weekend, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced today.


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