Aug 9, 2012
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By Edward Colby

Dramatic Photos: The Fury of Irene

The first hurricane to threaten the U.S. mainland in three years is a monster. See Full Gallery

Aug 28, 2012

Many Rebuild What Irene Tore Down

Many Rebuild What Irene Tore Down

Reconstruction is making Cosey Beach taller and stronger, because people remember the incredible flooding just one year ago.

Jul 26, 2012

Governor Signs Storm Preparedness Legislation

Governor Signs Storm Preparedness Legislation

The reason for the legislation is to be better prepared for natural disasters and avoid what happened during Tropical Storm Irene and the October nor’eastern, when the state was crippled by downed trees...

Jan 11, 2012

Malloy Wants Storm Exercises, Utility Standards

Malloy Wants  Storm Exercises, Utility Standards

Malloy said his administration is taking a "step-by-step approach" toward improving the state's preparedness and emergency response systems.

Oct 27, 2011

After the Storm: Help for CT Residents Two Months Later

After the Storm: Help for CT Residents Two Months Later

Nearly two months after Tropical Storm Irene struck the state, residents are being reminded about a fast-approaching FEMA deadline and a disaster center set to close.

Oct 13, 2011

New Hurricane Insurance Guidelines Being Considered

New Hurricane Insurance Guidelines Being Considered

The changes could save homeowners thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses the next time a hurricane hits the state.

Oct 13, 2011

Blumenthal to State Farm: Waive Hurricane Deductible

Blumenthal to State Farm: Waive Hurricane Deductible

State Farm requires some to pay a $10,000 deductible, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said.

Oct 3, 2011

FEMA Approved $5 Million in Irene Aid

Sep 26, 2011

Public to Weigh In on Irene Response

Public to Weigh In on Irene Response

The state is looking into the response after Tropical Storm Irene.

Sep 22, 2011

FEMA Centers Transform to Help Businesses

FEMA Centers Transform to Help Businesses

FEMA has approved $3.2 million in individual help after Tropical Storm Irene.

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Police Make Initial ID of Remains Found Near Vernon School

Police Make Initial ID of Remains Found Near Vernon School

Authorities are working to identify the skeletal remains found near a middle school in Vernon on Thursday and said they believe the bones belong to an adult male.

Boys and Girls Club to Pay $12M After "Very Horrible" Drowning

Boys and Girls Club to Pay $12M After "Very Horrible" Drowning

The Waterbury Boys and Girls Club has been ordered to pay $12.3 million to the mother of a 5-year-old girl drowning victim.

Driver's Wrong Turn Halts Train Service in Meriden

Driver's Wrong Turn Halts Train Service in Meriden

Train service on Amtrak's Springfield Shuttle was suspended in Meriden on Thursday night after a car took a wrong turn and got stuck near the tracks, according to police.

First Dave & Buster's in Connecticut to Open Next Week

First Dave & Buster's in Connecticut to Open Next Week

The first Connecticut Dave & Buster's is schedule to open in a month. If you're looking for a job, the popular restaurant, bar and arcade business is hiring.

Car Strikes Gas Pump in Orange

Car Strikes Gas Pump in Orange

Police are responding to the Shell station at 115 Boston Post Road in Orange after a car struck a gas pump Thursday night.

Fla. Man Kills 6 Grandkids, Daughter, Self: Sheriff

Fla. Man Kills 6 Grandkids, Daughter, Self: Sheriff

A grandfather killed his six grandchildren and his daugher before turning the gun on himself Thursday evening in the tiny town of Bell, Florida, authorities say. Don Spirit, 51, killed his adult daughter and her...