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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Computer Tech Accused of Touching Teen

Computer Tech Accused of Touching Teen

Monroe police have arrested a technician who is accused of inappropriately touching an 18-year-old girl during an appointment to repair her Internet modem.

Police Search for Intruders After Columbia Home Invasion

Police Search for Intruders After Columbia Home Invasion

A resident was assaulted during a home invasion in Columbia early morning and police are searching for the two intruders.

Former Newington Town Employee Arrested

Former Newington Town Employee Arrested

Newington police have arrested the former Director of Facilities Management for the town and said he is accused of stealing town property and trying to solicit a kickback from a town contractor.

Car Crashes at Shelton Gas Station

Car Crashes at Shelton Gas Station

The BP gas station at 198 Leavenworth Road in Shelton is open, but they are not selling gas after a car crashed into the gas pumps around 9 p.m. on Wednesday.

Storms Bring Rain, Lightning to Parts of State

Storms Bring Rain, Lightning to Parts of State

Severe thunderstorm warnings and watches were issued Wednesday night as storms moved in from the west, bringing rain, gusty winds and lots of lightning.

Man Charged in 1995 Murders of Daughter, Wife

Man Charged in 1995 Murders of Daughter, Wife

Almost 20 years after the body of a 17-year-old girl was discovered behind a shopping plaza in New Britain, police have identified her and charged her father with murdering the teen and her mother.