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Plainville police are searching for a missing hiker in the area of North Mountain Road and a Connecticut State Police helicopter has responded to assist.
David Stankiewicz, a senior in Syracuse University's College of arts and sciences and a former standout in cross country and track and field for Weston (CT) High, died on Saturday, the university announced.
HARTFORD >> It's now up to the House of Representatives to act on legislation that would require Connecticut to join a group of states wanting to pool their Electoral College votes for the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote.
It's the biggest story on websites, in newspapers and television stations in the state of Connecticut. The opioid crisis that has gripped the state is killing three people a day - many of them young, leaving parents and families grieving and grasping ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Joseph Maturo Jr.'s fight to be paid his East Haven firefighter's pension while also receiving a salary as the same town's mayor - a practice known as "double dipping" - is headed to the Connecticut Supreme Court. Officials ...
Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register Southern Connecticut State University students Steven Cardinal, a senior studying geography, and Megan McNivens, a sophomore majoring in psychology, both interns with the Office of Sustainability at Southern ...
Newly elected state Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr., D-Branford, chats with Rep. Pam Staneski during a public hearing of the intellectual and Developmental Disability Committee at the Capitol in Hartford on Jan. 15, 2015.
The Connecticut Post reports ( ) that more than 200 ticks have been submitted for testing to the state's Agricultural Experiment Station in March, compared to 14 in March 2015.
HARTFORD >> A group working to combat sex trafficking in Connecticut is focusing this year on legislation that would toughen penalties for the buyers.
Killingly high school student Joey Raheb places an obstacle during his team's robot competition Saturday at the Connecticut State technology student Association Conference at Killingly high school. At right fellow student Alex Morrissette controls the ...
The Connecticut State Police bomb Squad arrived and rendered the devices safe. police say a brief on-site examination revealed the two devices were filled with "an energetic substance," which now awaits further analysis.
Blanks now looks forward to bringing his love for fitness, dancing and directing to Connecticut. He has ambitious plans for the Wall Street Theater, which include Broadway and off-Broadway shows and a concert by Abdul.
Liz Kurantowicz, a former chief of staff for the Connecticut GOP and political consultant from Fairfield, said Butler is held in high esteem.
Violist Robert Oakley, 17, a member of Harmony in Action, a youth chamber orchestra, practices Friday, March 17, 2017, under the direction of resident cellist Philip Boulanger at music Haven on Whalley Avenue in New Haven.
In southwestern Connecticut, the top destinations bring in hundreds of thousands of visitors each year and produce millions of dollars in annual business from visitors for surrounding businesses.
Arin Bhandari, 12, of West Haven is on his way to becoming the Connecticut Spelling Bee champion Saturday. The 2017 spelling bee, sponsored by the Noah Webster House and The Hartford Courant, was held at the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford.
CANTERBURY, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police say a man cutting down a tree was killed when his chain saw fell on him.
BRIDGEPORT >> A Connecticut nurse's aide is accused of killing her 61-year-old disabled uncle and then propping him up in a chair with a lit cigarette between his fingers.
Spring has barely sprung, and it's already shaping up to be a particularly rough year for Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.
Antonio "Frezzie" Freeland, 27, of North Carolina, was sentenced to this week after being convicted in a high speed chase and drug trafficking case connected to a ring of heroin and cocaine dealers in Connecticut. Freeland's latest journey to the gavel ...
After failing to garner enough support in the House of Representatives, the American health care Act Bill has been pulled. (Published 6 hours ago).
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) withdrew the party-devised American health care Act, dubbed Trumpcare, as representatives were debating it, nixing a vote scheduled for Friday afternoon.
HARTFORD >> The Connecticut medical examiner has ruled the death of an 18-year-old college student who fell from the roof of a building that housed a Hartford bar an accident.
Jaden is one of 37 Connecticut students in fourth through eighth grade competing in this weekend's statewide spelling bee.
(AP) - After the discovery this week of an infant's body in a Connecticut reservoir, some lawmakers and advocates are questioning whether enough is being done to publicize a law that allows parents to drop off newborns at a hospital - no questions asked.
The Board of Regents that oversees 17 campuses in the state will be asked to raise tuition at regional universities in the fall by 4 percent - or $403 - to $10,482.
nurse's Aide Charged With Killing Disabled uncle. A Connecticut nurse's aide is accused of killing her 61-year-old disabled uncle and then propping him up in a chair with a lit cigarette between his fingers.
A former Connecticut Roman Catholic priest has been sentenced to nine months in prison for helping a teenager buy thousands of rounds of handgun ammunition and giving him 2 pounds of explosives powder.
Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation say the country avoided 'disaster' when Republican efforts to repeal "Obamacare" failed.
If there were any lingering doubts about whether people were fleeing Greater Hartford, the U.S. Census Bureau has dispelled them: The Hartford metropolitan area, which includes Hartford, Middlesex and Tolland counties, was one of the biggest population ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system is recommending tuition hikes.The proposal from Mark ...
The Republican leaders were not as generous in describing the Affordable Care Act as their Democratic counterparts, saying that they shared "deep concerns" about Obamacare and that "the current system in Connecticut cannot continue without change.
NORWALK - Connecticut Public Television is moving forward with its plan to create an innovation and tech center along Wall Street in the heart of Norwalk.
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Connecticut State Police say a woman whose infant son was found dead in a bag in a reservoir is cooperating with authorities in the investigation.
NEW London >> The trial of a Connecticut woman charged with embezzling about $200,000 from her employer has ended with a hung jury.
The state's housing industry took a hit in February as the number of single-family homes and condominiums sold plunged last month and median sales prices ...
Eight years after Norwalk zoning officials approved an extended-stay hotel for South Norwalk, an F.D. Rich affiliate filed for the key foundation permit and has ...
No one could have imagined that a couple of veteran investigators from Connecticut would prove the doubters wrong. Dick Farley, an NFL security officer assigned to the Patriots, got news of the lost jersey from a dispirited Brady.
The top diagnosis of female veterans treated in the VA Connecticut healthcare System is post-traumatic stress disorder and it is usually accompanied by other ...
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy should cut a deal with MGM. The Las Vegas-based casino operator would pay Connecticut, say, 6 percent of revenue from Springfield, ...
HARTFORD >> A Connecticut prosecutor who says that a fatal police shooting of a suicidal, knife-wielding man was justified, also says the state should consider more police training on how to deal with emotionally disturbed people.
A school bus driver died after a tree fell onto the bus he was in Tuesday morning in Avon. A school bus driver died after a tree fell onto the bus he was in Tuesday morning in Avon.
HARTFORD >> Federal anti-poverty programs started more than 50 years ago to help the neediest Americans would be completely wiped out by Republican ...
Connecticut may not be as synonymous with innovation as silicon Valley or North Carolina's Research Triangle, but according to personal finance website ...
HARTFORD >> Connecticut lost jobs in February, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, but revised numbers suggest that the state gained 800 more ...
On Thursday, U.S. drought Monitor said a section of the southwest Connecticut shoreline from Greenwich to around Westport, is now under an "abnormally dry" ...
Job numbers published by the Connecticut Department of Labor show Connecticut lost 1,600 jobs in February, mostly from the private sector.
Greenwich, CT - A number of people for and against legalizing recreational use of marijuana voiced their opinions at the capitol Wednesday.





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