HARTFORD — A long-term overhaul of the state's transportation network would cut air pollution and save time for commuters, but perhaps more importantly would help shore up Connecticut's economy, Transportation Commissioner James Redeker told lawmakers Thursday.
COLCHESTER — The death of a woman found in a Colchester street Wednesday has been determined to be a homicide, state police said.
MILFORD — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a local beach.
MANCHESTER — About 250 students in the region are to gather Saturday at Manchester High School to present their History Day projects to judges.
WEST HARTFORD — The school board on Wednesday unanimously approved a plan to pay for the creation of new logos for both Conard and Hall high schools, replacing Native American mascots, under the direction of principal-led committees by June 15.
An assistant federal defender has been named to fill a position as U.S. magistrate judge with the District of Connecticut, according to the court.
A Shelton nursing home owned by Brian Foley – who was sentenced to three months in a halfway house in January in a campaign corruption scandal – has been fined $5,000 for lapses in care and ordered to hire a nursing consultant.
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- Bristol County prosecutors on Wednesday accused former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez of misleading his cancer-suffering cousin to believe that he had set up trust funds for her children in order to secure her silence during the Odin Lloyd homicide...
NEWINGTON — Highway crews plan to fix thousands of potholes and frost heaves across the state this spring, and they're asking motorists to help out by keeping their work zones safe.
HARTFORD — A 43-year-old South Windsor man charged in the brutal rape of an exotic dancer in East Windsor last month will be prosecuted as a persistent sexual offender, a prosecutor said Tuesday in Superior Court in Hartford.
The Windsor man whose brutality complaint eventually led to the firing of Enfield police officer Matthew Worden has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the police department.
Many of Connecticut's native plant species, and even more across New England, are at risk from a combination of invasive species, pollution, human development and climate change, according to a new study released Thursday.
Kevin Cales was killed in prison in 2008 by a fellow inmate -- a cousin of one of five young people who died in car crash in Berlin in 2006 that Cales caused while chasing his ex-girlfriend's car at speeds over 100 miles an hour.
FALL RIVER, Mass. – The judge in the Aaron Hernandez murder case has allowed the prosecution to put into evidence tapes of some prison phone calls that the commonwealth claims shows the former NFL star tried to buy his cancer-stricken cousin's silence during the Odin Lloyd murder...
HARTFORD — A Costa Rican immigrant who was living in Manchester pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of second-degree sexual assault and faces deportation after he finishes his prison sentence.
State and local police have been notified that some military personnel in Connecticut have appeared on a list of service members targeted by the Islamic State terrorist group.
HARTFORD — The group of city residents at risk of being evicted from their Scarborough Street home said Wednesday that their constitutional rights are being violated and they will fight the city in court.
BRIDGEPORT — A shop employee was fatally shot in a city store Wednesday morning, police said.
To help improve the performance of students who are learning English, a panel has recommended a series of changes that include extending the number of years that students are eligible to stay in bilingual education from three school years to five.
HARTFORD — A 35-year-old Hartford man faces murder and first-degree assault charges after he allegedly shot two men on Dec. 20.
Students attending the state's community colleges and regional state universities will pay 4.8 percent more this fall for tuition and fees as a result of a decision made Thursday by the state Board of Regents for Higher Education.
NEW HAVEN – A Guilford man renowned for his ability to repair, restore and sell some of the finest stringed instruments ever made received an eight-year suspended sentence and three years of probation in Superior Court Thursday after he repaid nearly $400,000 to former customers who had...
Connecticut employers cut more positions than they added in February, breaking a seven-month streak of job market growth, the state Department of Labor said Thursday.
Dense fog will make the morning commute a challenge in places, the National Weather Service warned Thursday morning.
In a move aimed to expand outreach to alumni, the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to transfer alumni operations from the longstanding alumni association to its non-profit fundraising arm, the UConn Foundation.
With a packed audience of lobbyists waiting and watching, the legislature's Energy and Technology Committee approved three dozen bills Tuesday that define the General Assembly's relatively modest ambitions on energy policy in 2015.
HARTFORD — The lawyer for a man whose attempts to sue the state over the death of his 3-year-old daughter have been derailed by inaction and a mistake by the state claims commissioner will get to address lawmakers Wednesday.
TOLLAND — Heavy traffic delays are expected in the area of the town green Wednesday as several hundred mourners, some driving large trucks, gather to say goodbye to a town public works employee who died last week while filling potholes.
"Guys are needy. I don't like needy. … My ideal relationship, if I were to ever start dating, would have to be with a guy who I could see on a Saturday twice a month," Christine Boucher told her coworkers in 2013.
HARTFORD — The city of Hartford is suing the homeowners of a Scarborough Street mansion at the center of a zoning battle, asking the court for an injunction so it can enforce a cease and desist order and collect civil penalties.