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.

Top Stories
Snow to Make Travel Messy on Wednesday

Snow to Make Travel Messy on Wednesday

A storm moving this way could bring six inches of snow or more to parts of the state on the busiest travel day of the year.

Police ID Man Struck and Killed in Cheshire

Police ID Man Struck and Killed in Cheshire

Police have identified the 67-year-old man who was struck while trying to cross Route 10 in Cheshire on Thursday evening as Ji Zheng Cai, 67, of Brooklyn, New York.

Missing Southington Man Considered Endangered

Missing Southington Man Considered Endangered

Police have issued a Silver Alert for 48-year-old Charles "Chuck" Bridda, who was last seen leaving a home in Southington on Sunday and is considered endangered.

Torrington Teen Charged in Mom's Murder to Face Judge Tuesday

Torrington Teen Charged in Mom's Murder to Face Judge Tuesday

The Torrington teen accused of killing his mother at their home on Forest Street earlier this month has been extradited to Connecticut following his arrest in New York and will face a judge on murder charges...

Monroe Man Stole Landscaping Equipment, Rolex Watch: Cops

Monroe Man Stole Landscaping Equipment, Rolex Watch: Cops

Police have arrested the man accused of stealing landscaping equipment and scrap metal from one home in Monroe and a Rolex watch worth thousands from another.

Badly Neglected Dog Abandoned in Waterford

Badly Neglected Dog Abandoned in Waterford

A neglected Cocker Spaniel badly in need of care was abandoned outside the Connecticut Humane Society sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning officials are trying to determine who is responsible...