- Legislature reverses court ruling limiting arrest data Updated: Jun-03-15 12:25 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut lawmakers have reversed a state Supreme Court ruling that limited the amount of information police must release about arrests - a decision criticized by the media and open-government advocates as shielding law enforcement from public scrutiny.
- House leaders pass $40B budget after pulling all-nighter Updated: Jun-03-15 10:58 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's House of Representatives has passed a $40 billion state budget after Democratic leaders worked through the night to secure enough votes.
- Police chief during Sandy Hook school massacre is retiring Updated: Jun-03-15 10:43 am
NEWTOWN, Connecticut - The police chief who led Newtown's response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that left 26 people dead is retiring.
- Man sentenced for beating homeless man with rock-filled sock Updated: Jun-03-15 6:01 am
STAMFORD, Connecticut - A Stamford man has been sentenced to a year in jail for beating a homeless man with a sock filled with stones.
- Child vaccination exemption bill moves to Gov. Malloy Updated: Jun-02-15 10:02 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut parents and guardians who want to exempt their children from immunizations for religious reasons will have to take an extra step, under a bill that's moving to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's desk.
- Bill relieving juniors from taking SBAC test moves to Malloy Updated: Jun-02-15 8:04 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A bill that could relieve thousands of high school juniors in Connecticut from having to take an unpopular standardized test is moving to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's desk.
- Another business says budget could force reduced investments Updated: Jun-02-15 6:08 pm
RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut - Another company has criticized tax increases proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Democratic-run legislature, saying the state budget plan could force a halt to investments in Connecticut.
- Newtown weighs whether to close a school as enrollment drops Updated: Jun-02-15 4:41 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Newtown officials are discussing the possibility of closing one of the town's seven schools amid declining enrollment, despite the ongoing construction of a replacement for the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
- Insurance broker pleads guilty to stealing $10M from Aetna Updated: Jun-02-15 4:04 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A former insurance broker who stole $10 million from Aetna Inc. by failing to submit health insurance premiums paid by a New Jersey university has pleaded guilty to fraud.
- Sikorsky to cut 1,400 jobs, citing falling oil production Updated: Jun-02-15 3:45 pm
STRATFORD, Connecticut - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. says it's cutting 1,400 jobs in the coming year as the helicopter manufacturer faces declining demand for shuttling workers to offshore oil platforms.
- Judge dismisses gamblers' $3M lawsuit against Foxwoods Updated: Jun-02-15 3:37 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Three gamblers from China including a woman known as the "Queen of Sorts" for her card-monitoring skills have lost a legal challenge to reclaim nearly $3 million in winnings and deposits they say were kept by Foxwoods Resort Casino based on false cheating allegations.
- Lawmakers reach bipartisan agreement on police body cameras Updated: Jun-02-15 1:02 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut would provide money to towns and cities to equip police officers with body cameras under bipartisan legislation that passed unanimously in the state Senate on Tuesday.
- Police find casings from 3 guns after man shot in head Updated: Jun-02-15 8:09 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Hartford police say a man was shot in the head and critically wounded in what they believe was a shootout Monday night in the city's North End.
- Woman accused of staging burglary may avoid prosecution Updated: Jun-02-15 4:47 am
MERIDEN, Connecticut - A judge is allowing Meriden's former director of health and human services to enter a mental rehabilitation program.
- Connecticut researchers uncover 12,000-year-old artifacts Updated: Jun-02-15 3:28 am
MASHANTUCKET, Connecticut - Researchers say a set of newly discovered 12,000-year-old artifacts in southeastern Connecticut is one of the oldest in New England.
- Bill professionalizing Connecticut elections moves to Malloy Updated: Jun-01-15 10:25 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Local Connecticut voting officials will be required to undergo new training and certification under a bill that cleared the House of Representatives on Monday night and now awaits Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's signature.
- Rockies prospect has spleen removed to speed up recovery Updated: Jun-01-15 9:51 pm
DENVER - Colorado Rockies prospect David Dahl elected to have surgery to remove his spleen so he could speed up his return to the field following an outfield collision.
- Highlights of Democratic Connecticut budget proposal Updated: Jun-01-15 9:31 pm
Following are some highlights of the proposed two-year, $40 billion Connecticut state budget under consideration:
- Legislature approves hospital sales oversight measure Updated: Jun-01-15 7:28 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut Senate unanimously passed legislation Monday that establishes more oversight of hospital sales and adds consumer protections such as notices of costs for nonemergency services.
- Lawmakers vote make it easier to change birth certificates Updated: Jun-01-15 6:03 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut legislature is sending a bill to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that makes it easier for transgender people to update their names and gender on their birth certificates.
- New superintendent takes helm at Coast Guard Academy Updated: Jun-01-15 4:54 pm
NEW LONDON, Connecticut - A new superintendent has taken the helm at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.
- Group turns to Internet in hopes of saving factory building Updated: Jun-01-15 8:16 am
WINSTED, Connecticut - A non-profit group run by a former Winsted selectman has turned to the Internet in hopes of raising money to prevent the city from foreclosing on an old factory.
- 500 to be sworn in as US citizens at Yale ceremony Updated: Jun-01-15 7:14 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Yale University is hosting a ceremony where 501 people are expected to be sworn in as American citizens.
- Town seeks help as Canada geese become unsanitary nuisance Updated: Jun-01-15 4:50 am
PRESTON, Connecticut - An eastern Connecticut town is exploring options to get rid of a gaggle of Canada geese who call a local park their summer home.
- Police: $200,000 in equipment stolen from tractor store Updated: Jun-01-15 4:47 am
COLCHESTER, Connecticut - Police are investigating the disappearance of more than $200,000 worth of equipment stolen from a tractor store in Connecticut.