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— Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin and hero to conservatives across the nation for his efforts to quash public employee unions, delivered a pep talk to Connecticut Republicans Monday night.
Hearing Officer Rejects DOT Plan To Close Flower Street Crossing To PedestriansA hearing officer on Monday dealt a startling setback to the politically powerful CTfastrak project, ruling that busway engineers cannot simply close off part of Hartford's Flower Street to pedestrian traffic.
HARTFORD -- Jennifer Maksel is a single mother who is seeking help because her family has been directly impacted by the tragedy of the Newtown school shootings.
Company Chooses Harvard Genetics Expert Charles Lee MORE HEALTH-RELATED NEWSA Harvard genetics expert has been named scientific director of the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine on the campus of the UConn Health Center, the company announced Monday.
City police are investigating the death of an Ash Street man Saturday morning.
Get Business Mobile Text AlertsA commencement speech that touched on elephant excrement, the stupidity of drinking and driving, and Balzac's thoughts on the relations between the sexes delighted graduates of University of Hartford Sunday, so much so that they gave novelist and commencement speaker Bernard Cornwall a standing ovation.
Before she was sentenced this week for burglarizing eight Mansfield homes and trying to break into lockers at a local health club, Kristin Gardiner could not suppress her larcenous ways, according to police and court officials.
An assistant to Robert Braddock, the finance director for former House Speaker Christopher Donovan's congressional campaign, testified Friday that Braddock instructed her not to deposit a campaign contribution from an employee of a roll-your-own tobacco shop.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Bristol Facebook PageAt a sparsely attended community forum Thursday night, Gov. Dannel P.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook Page— After hours of backroom deliberations and deal making, the city council on Monday voted to cut $8.6 million from Mayor Pedro Segarra's $543.9 million budget proposal.
Report Finds No Cause For Prosecution In Malvrick Donkor's Death In High School Pool Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Manchester Facebook PageA fledgling swimmer, Malvrick Donkor had stayed away from the deep end of the pool at Manchester High School, fellow students told police.
Retiring Levin Gets Lengthy Standing Ovation At His Last Yale CommencementYale presented honorary degrees to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayer and to Vincent Cert, one of the "fathers of the Internet," but it was the surprise honorary degree for Yale's retiring President Richard Levin that won the longest and most heartfelt standing ovation at Monday's graduation ceremony.
The man charged with killing Eastern Connecticut State University student Alyssiah Wiley has a pending custody and child support case with another woman, state court records indicate.
Police arrested a suspected drug dealer Saturday after finding heroin in the rear of his gym shorts.
A small plane crashed into heavy brush about 1,500 feet shy of a Waterbury Airport runway Saturday afternoon.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Bristol Facebook PageWarning that a new polling place is so inconvenient to reach that it amounts to voter suppression, Democratic Registrar Mary Rydingsward is pressing city officials to choose a new location for the November balloting.
There's an iPhone app for confession.
The Board of Regents for Higher Education hired its new president Thursday, officially completing the search that stemmed from controversy resulting in the previous head's resignation last fall.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's New Britain Facebook PageDespite the misgivings of two of its most fiscally conservative members, the board of education on Monday night agreed to seek $5.3 million to start replacing outdated textbooks.
Dr. Daniel Solomon, a chief resident in general surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital, was on the first car of the train heading toward New Haven for his 7 p.m.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook PageA New Haven man who became an advocacy case for state immigration activists was taken into custody in Hartford Monday and will be deported.
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The defense rested without calling a witness Monday in the trial of the campaign finance director for former Speaker of the House Christopher Donovan.
Get Business Mobile Text AlertsFor nearly 6,900 students who graduated Sunday at colleges around the state, the natural question is: What's next?
It was a shore dinner in Maine a decade ago that transformed Robert Gentile, an aging, unremarkable wise guy from Hartford, into the best lead in years in one of the world's most baffling crime mysteries, the unsolved robbery of half a billion dollars in art from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
When he's not working, it is likely Hartford Police Sgt. James Elliott can be found on a bicycle.
State police are investigating whether human remains found in a wooded area belong to a missing Eastern Connecticut State University student, a law enforcement source said.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook PageLights were off Thursday in the small student center at Hartford Public High School's Law and Government Academy.