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All State Beaches Open for Memorial Day Weekend

All State Beaches Open for Memorial Day Weekend

All the state beaches in Connecticut are scheduled to be open for Memorial Weekend, according to the state... Read »

May 20, 2015
Senator Murphy Seeks Change in Trade Bill to Boost Manufacturing

Senator Murphy Seeks Change in Trade Bill to Boost Manufacturing

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy says federal trade legislation must include a provision supporting U.S. manufacturing. Read »

May 20, 2015
Four Bridgeport Officers Cleared in Fatal Police-Involved Shooting

Four Bridgeport Officers Cleared in Fatal Police-Involved Shooting

The state's attorney for the Litchfield judicial district has released a report with the findings on an... Read »

May 20, 2015
House Passes Connecticut “Revenge Porn

House Passes Connecticut “Revenge Porn" Bill

The Connecticut House of Representatives passed a bill early Wednesday morning that would make “revenge porn” and... Read »

May 20, 2015
Obama: Climate Change Deniers Endanger National Security

Obama: Climate Change Deniers Endanger National Security

President Barack Obama said Wednesday the threat posed by climate change is evident all around and that those who... Read »

May 20, 2015
CT Transit Bus Catches Fire in Hartford

CT Transit Bus Catches Fire in Hartford

The Columbus Boulevard off-ramp off Whitehead Highway is closed at the convention center because of a fire on a... Read »

May 20, 2015
Mayflower II Headed Back to Plymouth, Massachusetts

Mayflower II Headed Back to Plymouth, Massachusetts

A replica of the Mayflower is back at sea, headed home for the busy summer tourist season. Read »

May 20, 2015
Carjacking Victim Feels Lucky to Be Alive

Carjacking Victim Feels Lucky to Be Alive

A Hartford man thought he was giving a friend a ride, but was nearly killed instead when he became the victim of... Watch »

May 20, 2015
I-91 North Reopens After Multi-Vehicle Crash in North Haven

I-91 North Reopens After Multi-Vehicle Crash in North Haven

Interstate 91 north has reopened in North Haven after a crash involving multiple vehicles. Read »

May 20, 2015
Police Identify 17-Year-Old Killed in Hartford Shooting

Police Identify 17-Year-Old Killed in Hartford Shooting

Police have identified a teenage boy shot and killed in the North End of Hartford on Tuesday night, marking the... Read »

May 20, 2015
Obama Addresses Climate Change at Graduation

Obama Addresses Climate Change at Graduation

President Barack Obama delivered the keynote commencement address at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Restaurant Kitchen Fire May Have Started in Dishwasher: FD

Restaurant Kitchen Fire May Have Started in Dishwasher: FD

A Fairfield restaurant is closed after a fire broke out in the kitchen Tuesday night, possibly stemming from a... Read »

May 20, 2015
Connecticut Native Sawyer Fredericks Wins

Connecticut Native Sawyer Fredericks Wins "The Voice"

Tuesday night on NBC's "The Voice" will be the telling moment for Newtown native Sawyer Fredericks, 16... Read »

May 20, 2015
Residents Outraged Over Massive Cancer Charity Scam

Residents Outraged Over Massive Cancer Charity Scam

People around the country and right here in Connecticut are outraged over what's being called a historic case of... Watch »

May 20, 2015
State Senate Votes to Crack Down on Animal Abusers

State Senate Votes to Crack Down on Animal Abusers

People who intentionally maim, torture, wound or kill an animal in Connecticut could face tougher punishments under... Read »

May 19, 2015
Revised Casino Bill Won't Affect Compact: Official

Revised Casino Bill Won't Affect Compact: Official

Attorney General George Jepsen's office says a retooled casino bill would not adversely affect Connecticut's... Read »

May 19, 2015
House Fire in Torrington Possibly Caused by Lightning Strike

House Fire in Torrington Possibly Caused by Lightning Strike

Firefighters are responding to a home on Weed Road in Torrington that caught fire as thunderstorms moved through the... Read »

May 19, 2015
Lack of Rain Hurts Growing Season

Lack of Rain Hurts Growing Season

Parts of the state are seeing some rain after a three-week dry spell, but is it enough to bring relief to certain... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Connecticut Home to Nation's Deadliest Rural Roads: Study

Connecticut Home to Nation's Deadliest Rural Roads: Study

Did you know Connecticut's country roads are among the most dangerous in the nation? Watch »

May 19, 2015
Suspect in Dunkin' Donuts Stabbing Faces Judge

Suspect in Dunkin' Donuts Stabbing Faces Judge

The man accused of stabbing another man as he waited in line at a Dunkin' Donuts in New Haven faced a judge... Watch »

May 19, 2015

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