- Gambling official scotches Wynn 'wire-tap room' allegations Updated: Sep-03-15 8:28 pm
BOSTON - The top investigator for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission says allegations that retired members of the State Police working for Wynn Resorts had access to a "wire-tap room" in the state attorney general's office are false.
- Senator with son named McKinley decries mountain name change Updated: Sep-01-15 4:34 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A state senator who named his son McKinley after North America's tallest mountain peak isn't too pleased with the president's decision to change its name back to Denali.
- Connecticut's 2016 Senate race a quieter contest than past Updated: Aug-31-15 4:20 pm
STAMFORD, Connecticut - A one-time Olympian and political newcomer is the only Republican candidate so far to officially jump into Connecticut's 2016 Senate race, foreshadowing what could be a much different election from a recent string of highly contentious contests that attracted big money and national attention.
- Feds: Connecticut ended chronic homelessness among veterans Updated: Aug-27-15 5:32 pm
NEWINGTON, Connecticut - The federal government has declared Connecticut the first state in the country to end chronic homelessness among veterans, officials announced Thursday.
- Ex-Republican House staffer imprisoned 1 year for mail fraud Updated: Aug-27-15 3:00 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - George Gallo, the former chief of staff to the Connecticut House Republicans, was sentenced Thursday to a year and a day in prison for taking more than $100,000 in payments from a political campaign direct mail company to which he steered business.
- Malloy: Transit worker wrong to use fake ID on news website Updated: Aug-26-15 5:23 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday a Department of Transportation official was wrong to post comments on a website using a false identity to advocate for the $567 million Hartford-to-New Britain bus-only corridor.
- Connecticut's Malloy campaigns in New Hampshire for Clinton Updated: Aug-24-15 4:56 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is campaigning in New Hampshire for two days on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
- Death penalty, murder case rulings expose rift in high court Updated: Aug-22-15 11:19 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Two major rulings this year on the death penalty and a murder case yielded highly unusual criticism from Connecticut Supreme Court justices against their colleagues, reaching levels of acrimony that some legal experts say hasn't been seen since the 1990s.
- Bridge safety measures sought after baby thrown to his death Updated: Aug-18-15 2:49 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - After a 7-month-old boy was thrown to his death last month, local officials have been considering safety improvements for a 90-foot-high span over the Connecticut River that has been known for decades as a destination for suicidal people.
- Robbery suspect shot by police after chase into Bolton Updated: Aug-14-15 6:58 pm
BOLTON, Connecticut - Authorities say a Connecticut State Police trooper and a Manchester officer shot a bank robbery suspect when he threatened them with what appeared to be a box cutter after a high-speed car chase.
- Death penalty ruling may pave way for national abolitionists Updated: Aug-14-15 3:38 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A sweeping decision this week by the Connecticut Supreme Court that found the death penalty no longer meets society's evolving standards of decency could be influential across a nation that is increasingly questioning the practice, legal experts said.
- Attorney general proposes sale of historic Amistad schooner Updated: Aug-14-15 7:22 am
NEW LONDON, Connecticut - Connecticut's attorney general has proposed selling the replica of a historic slave ship to a nonprofit in order to pay its $2.2 million debt.
- Senator told no fetal tissue donations in Connecticut Updated: Aug-13-15 3:28 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The state Department of Public Health says it has confirmed that Planned Parenthood in Connecticut does not participate in any fetal tissue donation programs.
- State police probe death of Conn. man struck with Taser Updated: Aug-08-15 3:37 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut state police are investigating the death of a 26-year-old man who died after a Hartford police officer used a Taser to subdue him when he allegedly became combative during a medical assistance call.
- Court: Multiple murder convictions for 1 killing not legal Updated: Aug-06-15 7:13 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a longtime practice that allowed multiple murder convictions for one killing.
- Feds approve Connecticut's plan to swap 11th grade tests Updated: Aug-06-15 6:56 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's plan to relieve thousands of high school juniors from having to take an unpopular standardized test received federal approval on Thursday.