The highly unusual public airing of infighting between Cigna and Anthem is one more lever the government is using to argue that the two companies should not be allowed to become the nation's largest health insurer.
Climate change was the topic of a model United Nations program on Friday where nearly 1,000 high school students from around Connecticut got a sense how world leaders tackle the issue.
Talk of regionalism, cost cutting and the so-called financial crisis has become commonplace in Hartford, where Mayor Luke Bronin has warned residents – at public venues and in private meetings – that hard decisions lie ahead.
More people voted in the 2016 election in Connecticut than any previous election, with nearly 1.7 million people going to the polls.Secretary of State Denise Merrill on Friday released certified results that showed a voter turnout of 77 percent statewide.
A patient died at Connecticut Valley Hospital Thursday night, according to a spokeswoman for the state Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services. A family member said the patient had choked to death.Spokeswoman Mary Kate Mason said she would provide more information later in the day.
Popular burger chain Shake Shack is the latest tenant to commit to a new, proposed development in Corbins Corner.s The 147,600-square-foot development, proposed by property owner Seritage Growth Properties, will be called "The Corbin Collection," according to a statement from Seritage.
FuelCell Energy officials announced Thursday they are laying off 96 people at their Connecticut facilities, a move that comes barely a year after receiving a $30 million commitment in state financial aid to help the company expand operations.
The former developer of Dunkin' Donuts Park and the city of Hartford may come together to resolve their dispute as work at the $71 million, publicly financed stadium has resumed under a different firm.The city and Centerplan Construction Co.
In a long career of sharing his passion for films with Connecticut audiences, one moment stands out for Arnold Gorlick. Madison Art Cinemas, the two-screen movie theater Gorlick opened 17 years ago on Boston Post Road in Madison, has a recorded line with descriptions of what's showing.
Police said they have learned the name of a suspected burglar who fled from officers following a chase and a crash with a police vehicle on Wednesday. They didn't release the name of the suspect, who they believe was one of three men who stole lawn equipment, tools and other items from sheds and...
A jury late Friday began deliberations in the felony murder case against Rashad Moon, a 25-year-old Hartford man charged in the killing of a Cromwell man during a Craigslist transaction.
The family of an 8-year-old boy who was killed last year when a vehicle struck him is hoping a Hartford Superior Court judge will reject plea agreements for the two defendants in the case.Hawa Pabai, 31, and Joel Oviedo-Garcia, 24, would each avoid jail for their roles in the crash that took Carlos...
Four people were injured, two seriously, in a four-car crash Friday morning, a fire department spokesman said. The crash happened shortly before 6 a.m. at the intersection of Dixwell Avenue and Hartford Turnpike.
Police on Friday said they continue to look for a missing 2-year-old who they fear may be in danger.The boy, Messiah Frazier, was last seen with his uncle, Danny Frazier, in Norwalk Thursday.
State police said they are working to learn the name of a motorcyclist who died in a crash on Route 39 Thursday.The collision happened about 2:20 p.m. before the intersection with Old Shortwoods Road.
This season Drizly wants to bring the holiday cheer to you. The Boston-based alcohol-delivery technology, which services nearly 40 markets in the United States and Canada, announced its official debut in Connecticut this week.
The state rested its felony murder case Thursday against accused Craigslist killer Rashad Moon. Closing arguments are expected Friday.Moon, 25, is accused of orchestrating the robbery of Felix DeJesus, 40, of Cromwell who advertised two T-Mobile tablets for sale on Craigslist.
The Christmas season officially pulled into downtown on Thursday evening when a crowd of hundreds in Central Park applauded the arrival of Santa Claus aboard a firetruck. About 15 minutes later, they cheered again after a boisterous countdown to light the city's new 40-foot-high Christmas tree...
A section of South Main Street is closed because of a serious crash, police said Friday morning. The road is closed between New Britain Avenue and Elmfield Street, they said about 7 a.m.
The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the families of nine victims and one survivor of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the maker and sellers of the gun used in the slaying that killed 20 children and six adults.
This week's adventure took me to the banks of the Moodus River in search of the whirligig twister. A rare bird? A mysterious mammal native only to the Moodus section of East Haddam?
The Germany-based pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim is laying off 120 people from its Connecticut operations as part of a restructuring that began in July. About 120 jobs are being cut at Boehringer Ingelheim's small-molecule research facility in Ridgefield, a company spokeswoman said...
The FBI and other agencies have been at an abandoned New Hampshire property owned by the family of a man whose 2013 homicide remains unsolved and whose daughter is presumed dead after her boat sank during a mother-son fishing trip this year.The Spofford property was owned by John Chakalos, found...
In the wake of four pedestrian deaths across the state in 24 hours, police and other officials are calling for all who take to the roads to exercise caution. The string of fatalities that stretched from Enfield to Old Lyme prompted the AAA to remind people that "it's really the responsibility of...
A woman outside a car on I-95 south was checking on a one-year-old girl when she was hit and killed by a tractor trailer Thursday morning, state police said.Ashley Ferguson, a 32-year-old Middletown resident, was standing near the rear driver-side door about 11:30 a.m.
When the weather turns cold, activity heats up at Operation Fuel.The nonprofit agency has begun taking applications for its winter fuel assistance program.The one-time $500 grants are available to low-income families, the elderly and disabled persons who are not eligible for government-funded programs...
East Haven police called off a vehicle chase on I-95 when speeds reached nearly 100 mph and moments before a crash that killed a 4-year-old boy, according to dispatch tapes released Thursday.Tyler Carey, 18, was driving what police said was a stolen car that crashed moments after police called...
"I'm going to turn your vent off now, OK?" Rachel Botts, back home from her daughter's medical appointment at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, then leans in to her SUV and comes up with 4-year-old Ariella in her arms.
A pedestrian died after being struck by a hit-and-run vehicle overnight, police said.The collision happened on Route 5, or King Street, in the area of Orbit Drive, they said.The road was closed between Meadowlark Road and Orlando Drive while police conducted their investigation.
A resident of a group home on Birch Street admitted setting a fire in the large house because he did not want to stay there, police said. Kurt Alkire, 56, was arrested Sunday and charged with first-degree arson, first-degree reckless endangerment and first-degree criminal mischief.