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Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:54 AM EST

Commissioner to Recommend Adding 4 Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program

Commissioner to Recommend Adding 4 Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program

The commissioner of the Department of Consumer Protection is recommending that the state add four conditions to the list of debilitating conditions medical marijuana can legally be used to treat in the state of...

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:21 AM EST

Judge: Mentally Ill Murder Suspect Can Be Forcibly Medicated

Judge: Mentally Ill Murder Suspect Can Be Forcibly Medicated

A Connecticut judge has ordered a mentally ill man charged with killing a Yale University doctor to be forcibly medicated so he can stand trial.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:23 AM EST

Police Search for Man After Attempted Break-in at Watertown Bar

Police Search for Man After Attempted Break-in at Watertown Bar

Watertown police are searching for the man who they said tried to rob a local bar.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:25 AM EST

State Considers Tax on Plastic and Paper Bags

State Considers Tax on Plastic and Paper Bags

The Connecticut Legislature is considering a proposed bill would put a 5-cent tax on every single-use carryout paper and plastic shopping bag and shoppers had mixed opinions on the idea.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 03:43 PM EST

Norwegian Air to Offer $65 Fares from Bradley to Scotland

Norwegian Air to Offer $65 Fares from Bradley to Scotland

Gov. Dannel Malloy announced this morning that Norwegian Air International will soon establish operations at Bradley International Airport.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 12:23 PM EST

No Powerball Jackpot Here, But 49,000 Smaller Prizes in CT

No Powerball Jackpot Here, But 49,000 Smaller Prizes in CT

You might not have won the $435 million Powerball jackpot, unless you happened to buy your ticket in Indiana, but almost 50,000 tickets bought in Connecticut are winners, to some extent.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:26 AM EST

Fire Breaks Out Vacant House in Hartford

Fire Breaks Out Vacant House in Hartford

Crews responded to fire at a vacant house in Hartford this morning and the fire captain said no one was home when the fire started.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 02:18 PM EST

Beware Accepting Venmo From Strangers

Beware Accepting Venmo From Strangers

Venmo, the person-to-person payment smartphone app, is a big hit with millennials and scammers alike, due to the app’s potentially dangerous “reversal” option.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 01:58 PM EST

PD Investigating 2 Off-Duty Troopers After Report of Assault

PD Investigating 2 Off-Duty Troopers After Report of Assault

Wethersfield Police are conducting a criminal investigation into two off-duty state troopers.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 05:52 AM EST

'Move Over' Laws on Highways Could be Expanded

'Move Over' Laws on Highways Could be Expanded

After a series of crashes with disabled vehicles, including Connecticut State Police Cruisers on the side of the road, there’s a new effort in the Connecticut Capitol to expand and strengthen penalties for...

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