State

Top Story

Recent Headlines

Sunday 09/23/2018
State to get millions to fight opioids
icon Posted: 23 September 2018 [08:33 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Connecticut is receiving more than $20 million from the federal government to boost its efforts to fight the opioid epidemic. Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said there will be two $11 million grants distributed across two years…

Friday 09/14/2018
Lamont, Stefanowski clash in first debate
icon Posted: 14 September 2018 [07:31 PM]

The two major party candidates for Connecticut governor clashed over their plans to close the state’s budget deficit, criminal justice and other issues Wednesday in a debate that also included acrimonious attacks on each other’s business records. Democrat Ned Lamont…

Thursday 09/13/2018
Wednesday 09/12/2018
Tuesday 09/11/2018
Ikea wants to build hotel in New Haven
icon Posted: 11 September 2018 [09:24 PM]

NEW HAVEN (AP) - A brutalist-style structure that was designed by famed architect Marcel Breuer and has sat vacant along Interstate 95 for over a decade may soon see new life as a hotel. Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea, which…

Monday 09/10/2018
Sunday 09/09/2018
Rapper to make first court appearance since arrest
icon Posted: 09 September 2018 [08:55 PM]

ENFIELD (AP) - Rapper Kamaiyah is set to make her first court appearance since being arrested at a Connecticut airport where police say she went on a profanity-laced tirade against security officers. The 26-year-old artist from Oakland, California, is…

Car with body inside found in New Haven
icon Posted: 09 September 2018 [08:53 PM]

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Police say a car crashed into the Mill River in New Haven and one person is dead. Police say the car with a body inside of it was found in the water early Sunday…

Thursday 09/06/2018
Wednesday 09/05/2018
Health dept. recommends sanctions for local dentist
icon Posted: 05 September 2018 [07:50 PM]

TERRYVILLE (AP) - The Connecticut Department of Public Health is recommending a fine and probation for a local dentist who it says performed unsound and unnecessary work on a child. Regulators say Ammar Idlibi, of Terryville, installed eight crowns on…

Wednesday 08/29/2018
Comey to speak at UConn
icon Posted: 29 August 2018 [08:45 PM]

STORRS (AP) - Former FBI Director James Comey will address students, faculty and staff at the University of Connecticut this fall. UConn President Susan Herbst announced Tuesday that Comey will be this year’s speaker at the Edmund Fusco Contemporary Issues…

Tuesday 08/28/2018
Monday 08/27/2018
Stefanowski cross-endorsed by Independent Party
icon Posted: 27 August 2018 [09:39 PM]

HARTFORD - The Independent Party of Connecticut on Sunday cross-endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski and the slate of GOP statewide candidates, giving them a second spot on the November ballot. Stefanowski secured the win by defeating petitioning independent candidate…

Friday 08/24/2018
Thursday 08/23/2018
Wednesday 08/22/2018
Tuesday 08/21/2018
Monday 08/20/2018
Trump drug czar to visit New Haven
icon Posted: 20 August 2018 [09:03 PM]

NEW HAVEN (AP) - President Donald Trump’s nominee for drug czar is scheduled to visit Connecticut to talk with state and local officials about drug addiction, in response to more than 100 overdoses from synthetic marijuana in New Haven last…

Major I-84 project near completion
icon Posted: 20 August 2018 [09:01 PM]

WATERBURY (AP) - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has cut a ribbon marking the imminent completion of a major project to widen Interstate 84 in Waterbury. State transportation officials say three completed eastbound lanes should open this week, and the westbound…

Thursday 08/16/2018
Synthetic pot, fentanyl suspected in New Haven overdoses
icon Posted: 16 August 2018 [08:50 PM]

NEW HAVEN (AP) - The number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, as officials try to determine exactly what sickened people. People on and around the historic…

Wednesday 08/15/2018
Synthetic pot suspected in New Haven Green overdoses
icon Posted: 15 August 2018 [08:18 PM]

NEW HAVEN (AP) - Authorities say more than two dozen people have overdosed from suspected synthetic marijuana at or near a Connecticut city park. No deaths have been reported, but officials say two people had life-threatening symptoms. Officials say at…

Monday 08/13/2018
Weapons recovered from West Hartford home after brief standoff
icon Posted: 13 August 2018 [11:45 AM]

WEST HARTFORD - Police say no one was injured in a brief early morning standoff at a Connecticut home. Police responded to the West Hartford home just after 4 a.m. Monday for reports of a man armed with a knife…

Sunday 08/12/2018
Boater dies on Connecticut River in Haddam
icon Posted: 12 August 2018 [08:34 PM]

HADDAM (AP) - Authorities say a man has died during a boating accident in Connecticut. State Environmental Conservation Police responded to a report of a single vessel boating accident on the Connecticut River on Friday afternoon in Haddam. Witnesses at…

Tax-free week returns April 19
icon Posted: 12 August 2018 [08:32 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Connecticut’s 18th annual sales tax-free week is fast approaching. Consumers will not have to pay the state’s 6.35 percent sales tax on retail purchases of most clothing and footwear items that are priced under $100. The week…

Friday 08/10/2018
dem-candidate-lamont-campaigns-in-town Dem. candidate Lamont campaigns in town
icon Posted: 10 August 2018 [07:13 PM]

NEW BRITAIN – Democratic candidate for governor Ned Lamont dropped by the city on Friday for one of his many stops…