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Hartford looks to state for help

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Leaders of financially strapped Hartford are struggling to persuade state legislators facing their own budget crisis to come…

icon Posted: 29 May 2017 [09:03 PM]

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Sunday 05/28/2017
Drivers in limbo after track owner's sex trafficking arrest
icon Posted: 28 May 2017 [09:16 PM]

WATERFORD, Conn. - A small Connecticut racetrack and the drivers who compete there have become collateral damage in a sex trafficking case. The New London-Waterford Speedbowl, which has been in operation since 1951, in in danger of not opening this…

Saturday 05/27/2017
Cost cutting in place for state parks
icon Posted: 27 May 2017 [10:06 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Steps made by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection last year to cut costs at Connecticut’s state parks will be in place for the Memorial Day weekend, the start of the summer season. But more spending…

Two die in crash on I-91
icon Posted: 27 May 2017 [10:04 PM]

ROCKY HILL (AP) - State Police say two people are dead after a two-vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer in Rocky Hill. Troopers say the crash was reported shortly after 10:30 p.m. Friday. Police say witnesses reported seeing the vehicle collide…

Friday 05/26/2017
Official who led Newtown through Sandy Hook tragedy to retire
icon Posted: 26 May 2017 [09:08 PM]

NEWTOWN - The top elected official in Newtown, Connecticut, who led the town through the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has announced that she will not seek re-election in November. Pat Llodra is finishing her fourth term as Newtown’s first…

Thursday 05/25/2017
Wednesday 05/24/2017
early-voting-proposal-clears-connecticut-house Early voting proposal clears Connecticut House
icon Posted: 24 May 2017 [11:23 AM]

HARTFORD - State lawmakers are moving closer toward changing Connecticut's constitution to allow people to cast their ballots before Election Day. The…

Tuesday 05/23/2017
Monday 05/22/2017
Yale graduation includes protest, interruption
icon Posted: 22 May 2017 [10:03 PM]

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Graduation day at Yale University included the awarding of degrees, a union demonstration and a man who unexpectedly took the podium and had to be tackled. Yale on Monday conferred more than 3,600 degrees, including…

State workers could get four years of job security
icon Posted: 22 May 2017 [09:57 PM]

HARTFORD - State employees could receive four years of full job security if they agree to concessions such as a two-year wage freeze, three furlough days and higher insurance premiums and pension contributions, according to a draft framework for a…

Saturday 05/20/2017
Friday 05/19/2017
Man says he and dying friend were left on street 20 minutes
icon Posted: 19 May 2017 [10:18 PM]

HARTFORD - Julian Fyffe says he and a friend were left bleeding and handcuffed in a Connecticut street for nearly 20 minutes without medical attention after being shot by a police officer. His 15-year-old friend, Jayson Negron, was still breathing.…