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Man charged in fatal stabbing of 1-year-old niece

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Bristol (AP) - A Connecticut man was charged with murder, accused of fatally slashing his 1-year-old niece in her abdomen while babysitting, police said.Authorities in Bristol responded to a 911 call about an injured baby shortly...


Foley receives Independent Party backing

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Hartford - Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley won the cross-endorsement of the Independent Party of Connecticut on Tuesday night, securing a second spot on the November ballot.The backing comes a week after the Greenwich...


State lawmakers demand liquid nicotine rules for e-cigs

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Farmington - Two Connecticut lawmakers on Tuesday announced a drive in Congress to require child-proof bottles of liquid nicotine used for e-cigarettes.Backed by 12 Senate Democrats, it's the latest effort seeking regulations of the...


Bristol man charged with killing 1-year-old niece

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 6:23 am

A Bristol man has been charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of his 1-year-old niece while baby-sitting for her.


Outside groups play expensive role in Malloy-Foley race for governor

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Hartford - TV viewers in Connecticut can expect to see more and more political ads, funded by big donors and targeting the two major-party candidates for governor as Election Day approaches.With the contest between Democratic Gov.


Premium Content UConn bomb threat closes admissions office

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 1:04 pm

Storrs — The Tasker Building, the facility that houses the University of Connecticut’s admission office, was evacuated for about an hour Monday morning after the school received a bomb threat.


Premium Content Malloy touts aid to municipalities in visit to region

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 3:26 pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made the rounds in southeastern Connecticut on Monday, chatting with patrons at local coffee shops and highlighting his accomplishments, especially those that benefitted local municipalities.


Pryor won't serve 2nd term as education chief

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 12:39 pm

The commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Education says he won't serve a second term should Gov. Dannel P. Malloy win re-election.


Cops: Mom left toddler alone in SUV outside bar

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 7:41 am

Police have arrested a Connecticut woman on allegations she left her 22-month-old child alone in a vehicle outside a bar as she enjoyed drinks with friends.


In Rhode Island governor's race, Raimondo touts her pension fix

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 10:50 pm

Providence - At first, Gina Raimondo thought solving Rhode Island's pension problem was just a matter of math: Billions of dollars of unfunded benefits were owed to the state's teachers, police officers, firefighters and others.But...


Premium Content Guns, taxes, leadership emerge as top issues in governor's race

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 11:23 pm

Experts say the 2014 race, unlike the 2010 race between Tom Foley and Dannel P. Malloy, will be about Malloy’s record.


Foley's comments at Fusion Paperboard in Sprague focus of continuing debate

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley has been constantly blasted by Democrats for two weeks for his statements outside a soon-to-be-closed paper mill in Sprague, generating an issue that has already been featured in political attack ads...


Premium Content State has begun audit of Amistad's two years run by Ocean Classroom

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

The state Office of Policy and Management says it has begun an audit of Amistad America’s finances for 2013 and 2014.


'62 Ferrari sold at auction for $34 million

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 8:52 am

A rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO once owned by a famed racing driver and Olympic gold medalist has sold for $34.65 million.


Premium Content Foley and Somers kick off their campaign in Trumbull

 August 14, 2014; Updated: 7:13 am

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley of Greenwich and Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Bond Somers of Groton held a press conference Thursday at their field office in Trumbull to get their campaign message out and answer...


Premium Content Sen. Fasano says state needs more thorough auditing of Amistad America

 August 14, 2014; Updated: 3:43 pm

State Sen. Len Fasano, R-North Haven, is asking the state Office of Policy and Management why it did not conduct a more complete audit of Amistad America.


Minor earthquake reported in Connecticut

 August 14, 2014; Updated: 6:25 am

Some residents in southern Connecticut say they were awoken by their homes shaking, and the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a minor earthquake.


UConn bans 3 more Greek organizations over hazing

 August 13, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

Hartford - The University of Connecticut announced Tuesday that it had banned three more Greek organizations for hazing, saying students were forced to eat pet food, bob for mini-bottles of alcohol from toilets and be partly or fully...


Hernandez cousin spared jail time because of cancer

 August 13, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

Fall River, Mass. (AP) - A cousin of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was spared jail time only because of her advanced cancer, a judge said Tuesday in sentencing her to two years of probation.Tanya Singleton pleaded...


Premium Content State warns residents of scammers posing as Blue Cross & Blue Shield employees

 August 13, 2014; Updated: 12:09 am

Connecticut residents are being advised to “hang up immediately” if they receive a phone call from anyone claiming to represent Blue Cross & Blue Shield seeking personal health and identification information.


Driver in school accident had been drinking, police say

 August 13, 2014; Updated: 12:11 am

State police say a woman charged in a car accident outside RHAM Middle School in Hebron that killed a 65-year-old teacher had alcohol in her system that morning.


Premium Content Somers: 'It's an exciting night' in too-close-to-call lieutenant governor's race

 August 12, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm

A three-way Republican primary for lieutenant governor was too close to call early Wednesday morning.


Premium Content Republicans choose Foley to run against Malloy in November

 August 12, 2014; Updated: 6:41 pm

Connecticut Republicans have given Greenwich businessman Tom Foley a second opportunity to run against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.Town-by-town election results


Court dismisses suits in crash that killed four

 August 12, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Hartford (AP) - The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled on Monday that victims of the 2005 fiery crash at the bottom of Avon Mountain that killed four people and injured 19 others cannot sue the state on allegations that Route 44 had a...


Foley, McKinney make last pitch to Connecticut GOP voters

 August 11, 2014; Updated: 11:45 pm

Greenwich businessman Tom Foley and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney made their final pitches to Republican primary voters Sunday, each claiming to have the skills and background to improve Connecticut's economy and defeat Democratic Gov. Dannel...


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