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3 hrs ago | Naugatuck Daily News
The General Assembly's Environment Committee has voted unanimously to approve legislation clarifying in law that domesticated horses are not inherently dangerous.
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State colleges and universities will be mandated to provide annual student and employee training on sexual assault prevention as part of legislation approved Thursday by the Higher Education Committee.
11 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora
One of two convicts sentenced to death in a Connecticut home invasion sent suicidal letters before he was found unresponsive in his cell Monday, his attorney said Thursday.
16 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org
After Albany wraps up the budget process, legislators will shift their focus to bills that have been awaiting action - including a suite of legislation to address traffic safety issues.
This is where we stand after five days of intrigue and frenzy created by a person claiming to be Tyson F. Jackson, who claimed that a "Connecticut Peace Officers' Association" had written an open letter containing the signatures of 250 police officers who promised not to enforce Connecticut's new draconian gun and magazine control laws.
Windsor legislators announced several local nonprofits have been selected to receive awards as part of the state's Nonprofit Grant Program.
Television's Judge Judy is stepping out from behind the bench to file a lawsuit against a Hartford-based personal injury attorney.
Stepping out of a van onto Congress Avenue, an out-of-town consultant said he didn't see how the Hill corridor could be converted into a vibrant "Main Street."
One day before a public hearing on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy used his executive authority to create a 25-member task force to identify the challenges presented by the standards.
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.
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.
Two Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are supporting a bill that would create a state-administered retirement savings plan for private-sector workers.
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.
State Rep. Themis Klarides visited Race Brook School on Friday, March 7, to read Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham" to Ms.
Four years into his battle with brain cancer, Connecticut state Rep. Terry Backer remains committed to his appointment at the Capitol.
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.
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 .