A Superior Court judge has granted a request from Democrats to dismiss a lawsuit by Republicans that tried to keep the Connecticut Democratic Party from spending federal campaign money to support the re-election of incumbent Gov.
HARTFORD — In the minutes after Annatassia Keise was fatally shot at her Manchester apartment in 2012, her distraught boyfriend admitted he did it but said it was an accident, a police officer testified Thursday.
A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit against Hartford and two police officers over the fatal shooting of a family dog, near a 12-year-old girl, after the officers entered a property without a warrant to search for guns.
A Florida man who tracked his fleeing, ex-girlfriend to Connecticut and tried to injure and disfigure her with acid-filled car bombs, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday in federal court in Hartford.
HARTFORD — The four candidates trying to unseat state representatives from the city's delegation face a tough task.
Just days after state troopers started carrying Narcan, a drug that can reverse an opiate overdose, a trooper saved a life.
Connecticut isn't at all like the sunny, dry-summer places where most of the world's great wine grapes are grown. Winters are more bitter than in France. Growing seasons are shorter and wetter than Italy's, Spain's or California's.
Six days before Election Day, the governor's race remains deadlocked at 43 percentage points each for incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.
It seems you can't go anywhere lately without hearing about Ebola.
SPRINGFIELD — A police dog tracked down a purse snatching suspect Tuesday night, and then found the purse the 16-year-old suspect had tossed into a wood area of Springfield, police said.
A Massachusetts judge on Thursday turned down a request from Aaron Hernandez's attorneys to move his murder trial to a different county.
MANSFIELD — The University of Connecticut's student-run newspaper on Thursday issued an apology and removed from its website an opinion piece that editors said was never supposed to be published in the print edition.
HARTFORD — When Melvin Williams was a boy he lived on the Naval Submarine Base in New London where his father was stationed for five years.
Skeleton soldiers have been staging a violent takedown at 115 North Main Street, brandishing bloodied spears and hefting decapitated heads.The scene, "The Fall of Rome," is this year's Halloween display set up by Matthew Warshauer, a history professor at Central Connecticut State University.
HADDAM — A new chapter has begun at the old Higganum Cove industrial site near the Connecticut River, where huge tractor-trailer trucks are hauling away tons of contaminated soil and debris.
HARTFORD – Millions of dollars in outside political money from the right and left is flooding into Connecticut, with the latest installment a $1.17 million contribution of "dark money" from a non-profit conservative group in Ohio called A Public Voice.
Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley and his wife, Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley, donated more than $350,000 to charity over the past four years, with most of it going to Harvard College and Harvard Business School, according to publicly available tax filings.
The race for the 61st House District pits incumbent Republican Tami Zawistowski against Democratic challenger Joe Doering.
What's happening with the Frontier Communications takeover of AT&T's wireline phone, TV and Internet service in Connecticut?
WINDSOR —Ben and Jerry stood atop a table in the center of the room, ready to do their thing.
NEW HAVEN — First Lady Michelle Obama headlined a campaign rally for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Thursday as the Democrats embark on a final drive to get out the vote for Tuesday's election.
HARTFORD — Firefighter Jason Martinez, who was badly injured fighting a fire at 598 Blue Hills Ave. on Oct. 7 — the same fire that claimed the life of Firefighter Kevin Bell — has been released from Bridgeport Hospital, where he's been undergoing treatment in the burn unit...
State health officials have ordered a New Jersey-based company to temporarily shut down its blood collection facilities in Connecticut because it has been operating them without the necessary state certificate.
Republican state Rep. Melissa Ziobron of East Haddam is seeking a second term in a race against Democrat Mimi Perrotti of East Hampton in the 34th House District.
HARTFORD — Ever since longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Shays lost in November 2008, the entire Connecticut delegation to Washington, D.C., has consisted of Democrats.
The UConn Foundation board is likely to consider a plan next week to raise $25 million in commitments over the next five years for scholarship money that would be paid out over the next decade.
NEW HAVEN — Whether severing limbs, cleaving skulls or just lurking in the dark, modern horror movie villains aren't nearly as charming as the screen fiends of yesteryear, Wes Davis says.
To win next week's election for governor, Republican Tom Foley will have to persuade hundreds of thousands of voters outside his own party that he is the best choice to lead blue state Connecticut.
Investigators working to determine how Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell died in a house fire last month have turned some of their attention to his breathing apparatus, examining whether it was working properly and whether his air tank was full when he entered the burning building, sources said.
Gen. George A. Custer, among the boldest cavalry commanders in history, saw the zeal and dash he esteemed in Connecticut's Civil War horse soldiers.