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Headless chickens found in Connecticut courtroom

BRIDGEPORT - Authorities in Connecticut are investigating the discovery of two decapitated chickens inside a courtroom. Judicial marshals and maintenance staff investigating…

icon Posted: 18 January 2018 [12:15 PM]

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Wednesday 01/17/2018
Lamont launches bid for governor
icon Posted: 17 January 2018 [07:24 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Businessman and one-time Senate candidate Ned Lamont launched another bid for the Democratic nomination for governor of Connecticut on Wednesday, expressing frustration over the state’s continuing budget crises. The 2006 upstart U.S. Senate candidate from Greenwich said…

Tuesday 01/16/2018
Monday 01/15/2018
Friday 01/12/2018
CVS says Aetna will stay in Hartford
icon Posted: 12 January 2018 [09:41 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - CVS Health Corp. said Friday it has “no plans” to move Aetna from Connecticut’s capital city, reversing last year’s announcement by the insurance giant that it would move its headquarters to another state after nearly two centuries…

Thursday 01/11/2018
Wednesday 01/10/2018
Tuesday 01/09/2018
body-found-in-burned-connecticut-home Body found in burned Connecticut home
icon Posted: 09 January 2018 [10:49 AM]

EAST HADDAM - Authorities say a body has been found in a Connecticut home that burned. The body was found after the…

Monday 01/08/2018
Sunday 01/07/2018
Lawmaker seeks funds to help Electric Boat
icon Posted: 07 January 2018 [10:47 PM]

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A state senator says Connecticut should help the Electric Boat Shipyard in Groton meet the expected demand for more submarines. Democratic Sen. Cathy Osten of Sprague has filed proposed legislation that calls for dedicating $100 million…

Hartford, other Eastern cities see record lows
icon Posted: 07 January 2018 [10:45 PM]

NEW YORK (AP) - The blast of arctic air that engulfed portions of the East Coast broke more cold temperature records in several cities - although a warm-up is coming Monday. The National Weather Service said the temperature in Worcester,…

Friday 01/05/2018
Thursday 01/04/2018
Nappier says she won't seek re-election as treasurer
icon Posted: 04 January 2018 [08:39 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Connecticut’s longtime State Treasurer Denise Nappier announced Wednesday she won’t seek re-election to a sixth term in office, creating another open seat for a constitutional office in this year’s election. The 66-year-old Democrat told reporters she wants…

Wednesday 01/03/2018
Dog freezes to death outside Hartford home
icon Posted: 03 January 2018 [09:25 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a dog that was chained outside a Connecticut home in the bitter cold and found frozen inside its doghouse on New Year’s Day. Hartford police say the dog might have been…

Ex-convict Ganim looks to run for governor
icon Posted: 03 January 2018 [09:23 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - An ex-convict who mounted a political comeback with his 2015 election as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city filed paperwork Wednesday to run for the Democratic nomination for governor. Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim was surrounded by media and…

Tuesday 01/02/2018
Sunday 12/31/2017
Connecticut child pornography sentencing laws under review
icon Posted: 31 December 2017 [08:47 PM]

HARTFORD - Current and former Connecticut officials have started drafting proposed changes to the state’s child pornography laws that would drop mandatory minimum prison sentences in some cases involving defendants with mental health or developmental disabilities. The potential revisions are…

Friday 12/29/2017
Lawmakers to meet next week to restore Medicare help program
icon Posted: 29 December 2017 [10:04 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - State lawmakers plan to restore funding next week to a program that helps tens of thousands of senior citizens cover Medicare-related expenses, but are still gearing up to address the state’s latest budget deficit. Democratic State Comptroller…

Thursday 12/28/2017
24 horses die after Simsbury barn fire
icon Posted: 28 December 2017 [09:26 PM]

SIMSBURY (AP) - The owners of a Connecticut equestrian training and boarding farm say 24 horses have died in a fire at their barn. The fire at Folly Farm in Simsbury was reported shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday and was…

Wednesday 12/27/2017
Tuesday 12/26/2017
Friday 12/22/2017
Bicycle organization sending mountain bikes to Puerto Rico
icon Posted: 22 December 2017 [10:10 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - For weeks, the Rev. Hector Otero has been arranging shipments of bottled water, medical equipment and other supplies to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. He recently became aware that residents on the island could use something else: bicycles. September’s…

Thursday 12/21/2017
Tuesday 12/19/2017
HUSKY families' children's insurance at risk
icon Posted: 19 December 2017 [10:02 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Thousands of Connecticut families are being warned the state may have to close a popular health insurance program for children if Congress doesn’t reauthorize federal funding. The Department of Social Services began sending notices to parents and…