Two years after Connecticut passed one of the nation's toughest gun-control laws, advocates are pushing for a new bill that would allow the removal of guns and ammunition from a person subject to a temporary restraining order, without a hearing by a judge.
HAMDEN — A New Haven man was arrested and charged with the November 2014 burglaries of the Paier School of Art and two churches.
HARTFORD — Legislators handily approved a former state representative's appointment as a Superior Court judge Friday, despite strong opposition from the NRA and other gun rights groups.
United by a sense of urgency to improve I-95 and the Metro-North railroad, a bipartisan caucus of Fairfield County legislators is campaigning to put southwestern Connecticut at the front of the line for transportation infrastructure funds.
HARTFORD – With final edits and approvals, members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission have begun to think of the impact their report on the Newtown school massacre will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who may be reading the document 20 years from...
HAMDEN - Police are searching for the suspect or suspects who fired a shot that hit a residence on Wilmot Road Wednesday afternoon.
Back9Network co-founder Jamie Bosworth claimed Thursday that he was forced out last year as CEO of the now-troubled "golf-lifestyle" broadcasting company in a "struggle for power" with Sanford Cloud Jr., the well-known businessman and political figure who now is chairman of Back9's board.
NEW BRITAIN — Calling it a "frustrating" to run a school system that's underfunded every year, the board of education on Thursday night unanimously endorsed Superintendent Kelt Cooper's request for a $13 million spending increase.
BRISTOL — Mayor Ken Cockayne announced Thursday that he's running for re-election, a development that virtually guarantees the November campaign will be a lively one.
BRIDGEPORT (AP) — A Venezuelan-American hedge fund manager was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for running a Connecticut fraud scheme involving hundreds of millions of dollars from Venezuela's state oil company.
HARTFORD (AP) -- The state Bond Commission has approved nearly $10 million for repairs and construction at Hammonasset State Park to build a bathhouse to replace two buildings significantly damaged and demolished following Tropical Storm Irene.
Former Gov. John G. Rowland on Friday raised questions about whether his prosecutors systematically denied him evidence he could have used to defend himself last fall from campaign corruption charges and said he intends to seek a new trial.
HARTFORD — As the state Attorney General's office continues its probe of financial practices at Hartford Areas Rally Together, it has turned its attention to the group's use of grant funds.
HARTFORD - Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday night in the area of 809 Asylum Street from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday morning.
As part of a recent study on the future of the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and Haddam, there is a photo-simulation of what the area would look like if a trail replaced the rusting rails.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two Metro-North derailments in New York have renewed concerns among federal regulators over the commuter railroad's focus on safety.
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- Jurors in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial are expected to hear testimony Friday from the victim's mother and from his girlfriend.
HARTFORD — A six-person Hartford Superior Court jury is likely to begin on Friday considering the state's evidence-tampering case against Candace Bednarz in connection with a 2010 triple slaying in East Hartford.
HARTFORD – It was controversial nearly a year ago when Joette Katz, commissioner of the Department of Children and Families, first said she would need to approve all requests by the front-line social workers to put a child in a group home rather than foster care.
HARTFORD — The task force charged with examining operations at the Hartford Fire Department and its handling of the death in October of a firefighter in the line of duty focused its discussion on firefighter training Thursday at city hall.
HARTFORD – Bitter cold and heavy snowfall of the kind we've been experiencing lately is usually just an inconvenience for people. For Connecticut's wildlife, these violent winter storms can be life or death events.
HARTFORD — A Superior Court jury Friday acquitted Candace Bednarz of tampering with evidence related to the triple-murder case pending against her brother, Brett Bednarz.
WALLINGFORD - Is the Oakdale Theatre making too much noise?
HARTFORD — A Brooklyn man was sentenced Friday to 90 years in prison for his role in a botched, 2010 robbery in East Hartford that ended with three people dead.
MANCHESTER — The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club claims its star, Phil, is the only genuine prognosticating rodent in the nation.
NORWICH — DNA led police to a man who they say beat and raped a woman in an alley more than five years ago.
HARTFORD — An explosion rocked a North End neighborhood early Friday.
HARTFORD — A judge on Thursday rejected an agreement that would have let a man accused of sexually assaulting a state employee in August plead guilty to a reduced charge of unlawful restraint, with a sentence of two years and a day in prison, plus three years of special parole.
HANOVER, N.H. — Dartmouth College banned hard liquor on campus Thursday and said that all students will have to take part in a sexual violence prevention program all four years that they're enrolled at the Ivy League school.
HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland was awarded $6 million from the state on Thursday, becoming the first person to be compensated for a wrongful incarceration claim in Connecticut since a law was passed nearly seven years ago.