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Connecticut's attorney general has withdrawn an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging a ruling that former Gov. John Rowland's administration violated state employees' constitutional rights when it laid off 2,800 workers in 2003.
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A student accused of setting off a lockdown and massive police response at Central Connecticut State University by wearing a ninja-like costume on campus is set to face a judge for the first time.
The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles has joined with several other states across the US in issuing a warning to teens about the perils of a growing trend involving taking selfies while driving.
Two men extradited from Britain last year are expected to change their pleas in Connecticut on charges they supported terrorists in Afghanistan and Chechnya by operating websites to raise cash, recruit fighters and solicit items such as gas masks.
Police in Connecticut say a man they suspect killed three women took his own life minutes after officers confronted him.
Matt Lesser could never have raised the money to compete in a legislative election in most states.
On the 72nd anniversary of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, one Connecticut Army veteran is fighting for his hometown to properly and publicly display all the names of the veterans who hailed from the town and fought - and sometimes died - in America's wars.
About 1.3 million Americans will lose benefits if lawmakers don't act. Millions more will not secure benefits if they exhaust their initial 26 weeks of unemployment insurance.
Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy say they will work with federal agencies in holding Metro-North accountable for improving safety and reliability immediately.
Governors across New England on Friday agreed to a rare cooperative pact designed to develop new energy sources, lower electric prices and boost reliability.
The Office of Legislative Research for the Connecticut General Assembly identifies key issues that may be addressed in upcoming sessions of the legislature.
Connecticut's governor has directed flags to fly at half-staff in recognition of both the death of Nelson Mandela and the lives lost in the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
Recently disclosed toxicology tests show that Modlesky had a blood alcohol content of .27 - more than 13 times the legal .02 limit for someone under 21. Five months after a 17-year-old girl died in a Connecticut crash, two teenage boys were arrested for letting her drive drunk, police said.
The accident happened about 9:15 a.m. at the intersection of Second Street and Queen City Avenue.
A security breach at JPMorgan Chase has potentially exposed the personal information of 14,000 Connecticut residents with prepaid debit cards issued by state agencies, according Treasurer Denise Nappier.