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3 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington
One day after the father of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza broke his silence, saying he wished his son had never been born, 26 cyclists are riding on a 400-mile mission to honor the victims of that terrible tragedy.
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7 hrs ago | WTNH
Martha Dean, an attorney who helped gun rights advocates challenge the constitutionality of Connecticut's recent gun control law, plans to announce her intentions to run for governor.
7 hrs ago | WTNH
Two Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are supporting a bill that would create a state-administered retirement savings plan for private-sector workers.
7 hrs ago | WTNH
The Newtown Police officer who hasn't returned to work since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre because of post-traumatic stress disorder is asking lawmakers to expand Connecticut's worker's compensation law to cover the condition.
8 hrs ago | Orange Live
State Rep. Themis Klarides visited Race Brook School on Friday, March 7, to read Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham" to Ms.
12 hrs ago | Medical Daily
Four years into his battle with brain cancer, Connecticut state Rep. Terry Backer remains committed to his appointment at the Capitol.
15 hrs ago | ABC News
Federal prosecutors say a judge should allow a witness to testify by video against a British citizen who pleaded guilty in Connecticut to supporting terrorists through websites.
16 hrs ago | CBS Local
As WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported, State Rep. Joe Verrengia is behind the effort to try 16- and 17-year-olds as adults in court for these dangerous street assaults .
20 hrs ago | Fox News
One of two men sentenced to death for a 2007 deadly home invasion in Connecticut is in stable condition after being found unresponsive in his cell, authorities say.
20 hrs ago | Patch.com
The following news release was emailed by state Sen. Toni Boucher's approved but unofficial, "exploratory" campaign organization at 2:02 a.m. Tuesday: State Senator Toni Boucher , who has been exploring a run for governor, announced today that she is running for re-election to the State Senate and will therefore not become a candidate for governor.
Senate President Donald Williams voiced strong opposition Monday to legislation restricting public access to recordings of 911 calls, calling the bill "unnecessary," "counterproductive," and "destructive."
"This area have a name?" John Simone asked from the second of four rows of seats in a van cruising up Kimberly Avenue.
Convicted Cheshire killer Steven Hayes was found unresponsive in his death row cell on Monday, Connecticut authorities said.
Some Connecticut legislators acknowledge they're struggling over whether to support proposed legislation that would limit public access to 911 audio tapes, additional types of crime scene photos, and law enforcement audio recordings.
A Connecticut jury is beginning deliberations on whether to recommend the death penalty for a man convicted of killing two adults and a 9-year-old girl in Bridgeport in 2006.
John Cinque, a Navy veteran who told Connecticut lawmakers last year he would not comply with the state's new gun control law, told Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Joe Visconti that a Branford police officer said he couldn't "wait to get the order to kick your door in," Freedom Outpost reported Saturday, citing a YouTube video posted Friday.
Connecticut's mental health commissioner says she's satisfied with her agency's process for determining whether mentally ill young adults are healthy enough to leave state respite programs for home visits or other outings Pat Rehmer's comments to The Associated Press come in the wake of the Dec. 26 death of Margaret Rohner , of Deep River.