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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2 Bears Euthanized After Encounter With Hiker in Burlington

2 Bears Euthanized After Encounter With Hiker in Burlington

State officials have euthanized a bear that confronted a hiker in Connecticut last week, along with a second bear that also displayed aggressive behavior, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental...

Mom of Infant Found in Trash Can Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Mom of Infant Found in Trash Can Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

The young mother of an infant found dead in a trash can last year pleaded guilty to manslaughter in court Tuesday.

State Police Investigate Death of 26-Year-Old Man in Franklin

State Police Investigate Death of 26-Year-Old Man in Franklin

State police are investigating the "medical untimely" death of a 26-year-old man on Pond Road in Franklin.

Motor Scooter Driver Seriously Hurt in Bristol Crash

Motor Scooter Driver Seriously Hurt in Bristol Crash

A motor scooter driver was seriously hurt when he crashed in Bristol on Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Man Fatally Shot by Cops May Have Had Knife: Investigators

Man Fatally Shot by Cops May Have Had Knife: Investigators

Investigators believe that a Texas man shot to death by deputies with his hands up was holding a knife, the sheriff told reporters on Wednesday. Footage was posted online of the shooting of 41-year-old Gilbert...

Norwalk Schools to Dismiss Early Thursday Amid Heat

Norwalk Schools to Dismiss Early Thursday Amid Heat

Several public schools in Norwalk will dismiss early Thursday as temperatures climb into the 90s.