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3 hrs ago | Patch.com
Judge Richard A. Robinson speaks with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman in background.
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4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
Rhode Island has joined Massachusetts in removing the sales tax on wine and liquor; that means even more competition for Connecticut consumers.
8 hrs ago | StamfordPlus.com
Beginning January 1, those with a commercial driver's license or a commercial driver's instruction permit will be barred from using state programs that prevent convictions for driving under the influence and some other serious traffic offenses when operating a private vehicle.
14 hrs ago | CBS Local
Snow is falling across the Tri-State area as much of the region braces for the possibility of several inches of snow on Tuesday.
Stratford Democrats may see a large-scale revamp following their November losses in the municipal election, including the vote that saw John Harkins become the town's first two-term mayor in a rout against challenger Joe Paul, according to chair Joe Buturla.
In Connecticut, the Workers' Compensation Commission will have jurisdiction over a claim if there was a significant relationship between the state and the employment relationship.
Two Connecticut teens were charged last Thursday with reckless endangerment for failing to stop their friend from drunk driving.
Connecticut's attorney general has withdrawn an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging a ruling that former Gov.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.
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.