- Senate Democrats proposing boosting minimum wage to $12 Updated: Apr-29-16 12:16 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Democrats in the Connecticut Senate are proposing to further increase the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020.
- Bill requiring schools to adopt consent policies progresses Updated: Apr-28-16 8:49 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut is moving closer toward requiring public and private colleges and universities in the state to adopt clear policies regarding student consent to sexual activity.
- Tracking the flow of guns used in crime is inexact science Updated: Apr-28-16 5:35 pm
SMYRNA, Georgia - Adventure Outdoors is an 80,000-square-foot store with walls lined with long guns, cases packed with handguns and aisles jammed with all the accessories an avid outdoorsman would need: coolers, clothing, ammo. At the customer service counter is a government-issued poster that warns: "Don't lie for the other guy."
- Signs appear at Capitol that budget talks will resume Updated: Apr-28-16 5:23 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - There were signs at the state Capitol Thursday that budget negotiations between Democratic lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will resume, but it remained unclear whether a deal can be reached before the looming May 4 adjournment deadline.
- New drug law leads to fewer people awaiting trial in jail Updated: Apr-28-16 2:55 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Changes in Connecticut's drug laws have cut in half the number of people in jail awaiting trial for simple drug possession, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration.
- Aetna tops Street 1Q forecasts, hikes 2016 forecast Updated: Apr-28-16 2:14 pm
Aetna's first-quarter earnings slid nearly 7 percent as enrollment dipped, but the nation's third-largest health insurer topped Wall Street expectations and hiked its 2016 profit forecast.
- Instagram videos lead to arrest in reckless driving case Updated: Apr-28-16 1:57 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Connecticut State Police say a man's own Instagram videos led to his arrest in a reckless driving investigation.
- Mumps outbreak reported at Sacred Heart University Updated: Apr-28-16 12:13 pm
FAIRFIELD, Connecticut - Sacred Heart University says eight people have been diagnosed with the mumps on campus since an outbreak was reported earlier this year.
- Motor problem likely cause of fire that killed 80K chickens Updated: Apr-28-16 9:09 am
LEBANON, Connecticut - A fire at a Connecticut egg farm that killed an estimated 80,000 chickens was likely caused by an overheated electric motor.
- Connecticut history teacher named US Teacher of the Year Updated: Apr-28-16 8:54 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut high school history teacher chosen as the National Teacher of the Year on Thursday says she was surrounded by poverty, drugs and violence as a child but imagined other possibilities for her life with help from educators.
- Police: 4 teachers hurt by 'out of control' 10-year-old boy Updated: Apr-28-16 8:00 am
FAIRFIELD, Connecticut - Police say four teachers at a Connecticut elementary school were hurt trying to control a rampaging 10-year-old student throwing tables and chairs inside a classroom.
- Hartford teen charged in cemetery mayhem is committed Updated: Apr-28-16 6:40 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Hartford teen has been committed to the custody of the state Psychiatric Security Review Board for his role in a 2014 rampage at Mount St. Benedict Cemetery in Bloomfield.
- Stamford attorney denies stealing from clients' estates Updated: Apr-28-16 6:39 am
STAMFORD, Connecticut - A Stamford attorney has voluntarily surrendered his law license after 42 years of practice following accusations that he stole just short of $60,000 from the estates of a mother and her son.
- Lawmakers optimistic restraining order change will pass Updated: Apr-28-16 12:06 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut legislative leaders were optimistic Wednesday that this is the year the General Assembly will pass legislation barring people with temporary restraining orders against them from possessing firearms.
- The Latest: House passes restraining order change Updated: Apr-28-16 12:00 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Latest on bill barring people with temporary restraining orders from possessing firearms (all times local):
- Esty urges more federal funds for drinking water protection Updated: Apr-27-16 7:55 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut Rep. Elizabeth Esty is urging federal officials to provide more financial resources to help states protect public drinking water.
- Yale to keep name of college honoring supporter of slavery Updated: Apr-27-16 7:50 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Yale University has decided to keep the name of a residential college named for 19th-century alumnus John C. Calhoun, who was an ardent supporter of slavery.
- More layoffs issued at Department of Children and Families Updated: Apr-27-16 5:06 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - More workers at Connecticut's Department of Children and Families are receiving layoff notices.
- Yale president defends Ivy League school's tax-exempt status Updated: Apr-27-16 4:53 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Yale's president defended his school's tax-exempt status Wednesday as Connecticut lawmakers consider allowing New Haven to tax some university buildings.
- Family sues SC airport over woman's lightning death Updated: Apr-27-16 11:20 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The family of a Connecticut woman who died after being struck by lightning at a South Carolina airport is suing over her death.
- New Haven man gets 7 years in shooting case Updated: Apr-27-16 8:20 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A man authorities say shot at a pursuing New Haven police detective during a foot chase through a dark residential neighborhood has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
- United Technologies beats Street 1Q forecasts Updated: Apr-27-16 7:57 am
FARMINGTON, Connecticut - FARMINGTON, Connecticut - United Technologies Corp. (UTX) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $1.19 billion.
- Teen admits to role in death of 'Grandpa of Capitol Avenue' Updated: Apr-27-16 7:04 am
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A 19-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the 2013 death of a 72-year-old man known as the "Grandpa of Capitol Avenue" in Bridgeport.
- State police: Black bear fatally struck along Interstate 84 Updated: Apr-27-16 7:03 am
SOUTHINGTON, Connecticut - Connecticut State Police say a black bear was killed after it was struck along Interstate 84 in Southington.
- Age gap shows in Clinton win helped by older voters Updated: Apr-27-16 12:28 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Democrat Hillary Clinton got a winning boost Tuesday from older voters who turned out in larger numbers than the younger voting bloc that swamped rival Bernie Sanders with support in Connecticut's presidential primary, exit polls showed.