The New Haven to Springfield commuter rail service that's scheduled to begin in 2016 will be called the Hartford Line, said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who announced Friday that station construction will start this fall in Wallingford, Meriden and Berlin.
NEW LONDON — A Superior Court jury Friday found Mozzelle Brown guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the May 2004 killing of prominent energy scientist Eugene Mallove.
The 15th state assembly race, which includes parts of Bloomfield and Windsor, pits incumbent Democrat David Baram against first-time candidate Republican James McGovern.
WEST HAVEN — An unmarked police car will sit parked outside the home of the family of six quarantined after arriving from West Africa and food and supplies will be delivered daily, the mayor said Thursday.
BLOOMFIELD — The theft of a donation jar containing about $850 has transformed into a nearly $9,000 gift to the Village for Families and Children, with prospects of more to come.
Newtown school officials appear to have had an incomplete mental health history of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza before he entered high school, according to a draft of a soon-to-be-released report by the state Office of the Child Advocate.
With the grinding and joyless campaign for governor lurching into its final two weeks, both Tom Foley and Dannel P. Malloy are chasing a dwindling but influential group of undecided voters who could provide a narrow edge in what is likely to be an extremely close election.
HARTFORD — Playing cards that feature the photos of victims in crimes that have gone cold are being distributed to inmates in the state prisons with the hope they'll generate tips that will help investigators solve some of the case.
A third lawsuit has been filed against a Salisbury boarding school, alleging sexual abuse by a teacher in from 1979 to 1981.
NEWTOWN - Site work and landscaping have begun on the new Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to town officials.
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The children, sick with Ebola and often orphaned, are the most haunting memory that nurse Jane Boggini brought home to Tolland from Sierra Leone, where she recently spent six weeks taking care of patients with the deadly disease.
The state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission plans to hold a public hearing in Newtown to give residents a last chance to address the panel before it completes a report on issues related to the 2012 school shooting.
Without an immediate and substantial increase of international aid, Yale researchers say the Ebola virus will likely get far worse, resulting in tens of thousands of new cases and deaths by Dec.
NEW BRITAIN — Continuing its efforts to improve early childhood development in the city and three surrounding towns, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded $30,000 in grants to specialized programs.
MILFORD — A local man who police say made a threat against Jonathan Law High School was ordered held in lieu of $250,000 bail after his arraignment Wednesday on charges of second-degree threatening, possession of explosives and possession of an assault weapon.
WEST HARTFORD — Superintendent Thomas Moore said Wednesday that administrators are organizing ways for students to continue a dialogue about racial and religious tolerance.
ENFIELD – Former K-9 officer Matthew Worden will appeal the town's decision to fire him, according to grievance documents Worden filed with the town on Oct. 8.
HAMDEN – The office of the superintendent confirmed Wednesday afternoon that Hamden High School was under evacuation due to a bomb threat.
A Greenwich doctor who is a registered sex offender in Connecticut and New York was denied a hearing Tuesday on his request to have his Connecticut medical license reinstated.
A woman who says she was sexually abused as a minor by her church pastor's son asserts in a new lawsuit that, by failing to act on her complaint, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut and its employees permitted the abuse of additional children.
The 2nd Senate District race offers a stark contrast in political experience, with the incumbent boasting 30 years at the legislature and his challenger running for her first elected office.
Ah, Danbury. Otherwise known to me as the last city along Interstate 84 before I get to New York state. On dozens of trips west of the state, Danbury has always been known to me as the, "Hey, we are almost to New York" city or on the return, "Hey, we are finally back in Connecticut."
HARTFORD — With less than two weeks remaining before the election, the two major candidates for governor are spending money at a blistering pace.
MANCHESTER —The state Department of Correction will not place any more convicted sex offenders in a halfway house that residents have said does not belong in their neighborhood, the agency commissioner wrote in a letter released Thursday.
MANCHESTER — Two men were charged in connection with an early morning armed robbery after an alert police officer spotted their car near the robbery scene.
WINDSOR — A middle school guidance counselor is expected to return to work Thursday after agreeing to a 10-day unpaid suspension related to his involvement in an independent horror film company that produced sexually provocative and violent movies.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger, Tom Foley, offered differing visions Wednesday for trying to address homelessness and the need for affordable housing.
SOUTH WINDSOR — A string of recent burglaries, including several that occurred while residents were home, are likely related, police said Wednesday.
The number of fatalities among Connecticut 16- and 17-year-old drivers dropped by about 70 percent after stricter laws were enacted, but law enforcement and safety experts said Tuesday that it's also vital for parents to reinforce safe driving messages with their teens.