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Police kill fox that bit 3, await rabies results

 September 23, 2014; Updated: 7:51 am

Police have killed a fox that bit a New York City woman, a school child, school staff members and a dog. The animal will be tested for rabies.


Rowland corruption case looms over Connecticut 5th District race

 September 23, 2014; Updated: 1:30 am

The corruption trial that led to last week’s conviction of a former Connecticut governor is reverberating in one of the state’s closest congressional races, with incumbent Rep. Elizabeth Esty attacking challenger Mark Greenberg over...


Wesleyan orders frats to become coed

 September 23, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

The move was announced in a letter to the university community from President Michael Roth and trustees Chairman Joshua Boger. It requires its residential Greek organizations to have both male and female members and to have each gender “well...


Malloy appeals to women for support in close race

 September 22, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s campaign is making the strong sell to female voters in Connecticut, banking that his positions on gun control, pay equity, domestic violence and a higher minimum wage will give the first-term incumbent an...


First-timer takes on long-serving Rhode Island Senate president

 September 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Republican Mike Smith tells voters he wants to get Newport and Jamestown “out of the weeds.”


Federal officials arrest 81 immigrants in New England in 4-day sweep

 September 20, 2014; Updated: 1:21 pm

Federal immigration officials say a four-day enforcement operation in New England has ended with the arrest of 81 immigrants, including those convicted of crimes, fugitives and those accused of other immigration violations.


Hundreds head from Connecticut to NYC for climate march

 September 20, 2014; Updated: 1:12 pm

More than 1,000 people from Connecticut are set to travel to New York City to attend what is expected to be a series of worldwide marches calling for solutions to the threat of climate change.


Former Connecticut Gov. Rowland convicted of crimes in campaign finance scheme

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 3:58 pm

A federal jury has convicted former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland on charges that he conspired to be paid for work on two political campaigns while disguising those payments in business deals.


Rowland deliberations begin

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

A federal jury on Thursday began deliberating the fate of former Gov. John G. Rowland, who is accused of conspiring to hide work on two political campaigns as business deals.\n


Submarine to be named USS Vermont

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus used Lake Champlain, with its history of a key naval battle in both the American Revolution and the War of 1812, as a backdrop Thursday to announce the naming of the USS Vermont, a nuclear attack submarine due to be...


GOP gubernatorial candidate defends record at Pa. factory

 September 19, 2014; Updated: 12:09 am

Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley defended his business record on Thursday, saying he ultimately saved unionized workers’ jobs following a lengthy strike at a Pennsylvania plant he previously owned.


State: Connecticut employers shed 3,600 jobs in August

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 11:47 am

The state Labor Department says employers in Connecticut cut 3,600 jobs in August, with schools taking a hit due to a quirk in statistical sampling.


Closing arguments set in Rowland trial

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 10:27 am

A federal judge has begun instructing jurors on how to deliberate the fate of former Gov. John G. Rowland in advance of closing arguments in his federal conspiracy trial.


Premium Content Health department confirms first case of enterovirus in Connecticut

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 4:03 pm

The state Department of Public Health today received notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection involving a Connecticut child.


Defense tries to show Rowland did real work

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

A nursing home company executive testified Tuesday that former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland did legitimate consulting work for him and that he did not believe that Rowland’s contract with his company was a sham.


Malloy rebuffs Foley's criticism of UConn report

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rebuffing Republican Tom Foley's criticism of a new report that highlights UConn's economic impact, calling his gubernatorial opponent "a cheap-shot specialist."


Rowland declines to take stand in conspiracy trial

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 10:24 am

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has elected not to testify at his federal conspiracy trial.


Premium Content Senate confirms Connecticut VA commissioner to federal position

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 8:36 pm

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs Commissioner Linda S. Schwartz of Pawcatuck for the position of assistant secretary for policy and planning at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


UPDATED: Transgender teen back in custody after escape

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 6:06 pm

A troubled transgender girl whose confinement case has attracted national attention escaped from a Connecticut treatment program Tuesday and was found by police several hours later, state officials said.


Ex-chief in Uzi death case in more legal trouble

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 7:55 am

A former Massachusetts police chief who was acquitted of charges connected to the death in 2008 of an 8-year-old boy at a gun show he sponsored is facing more legal trouble.


Settlements reached in Metro-North rail crash

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Four of 28 people who sued the Metro-North Railroad in federal court after being injured in a train crash in Connecticut last year have settled with the commuter railroad, lawyers involved in the case said Monday. Terms of the deals were not...


State Supreme Court backs wind energy regulation

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

The court ruled 6-0 that a trial court was correct to dismiss appeals by opponents of the project by BNE Energy Inc. to build three wind turbines in Colebrook in northwestern Connecticut.


Foley, Malloy differ on whether roads, transit in good shape

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

While Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defended his record on transportation, saying Monday that more money has been spent to improve Connecticut’s roads and mass transit than under previous administrations, Republican challenger Tom Foley claimed...


Foley: traffic "shameful," Malloy claims progress

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 11:18 am

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he has spent more money to improve Connecticut's transportation needs than prior administrations, but his Republican challenger calls the state's traffic woes "shameful" and says more needs to be done to increase the...


Report: Income inequality cuts Connecticut tax revenue

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 6:46 am

Tax revenue in Connecticut is more volatile than in most other states as capital gains and stock trades for the rich gyrate while wages earned by everyone else have barely increased since before the recession, according to a new report.


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