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Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 03:35 PM EST

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill Wins Re-Election

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill Wins Re-Election

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill will serve another term.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 06:15 PM EST

Hartford to Investigate Voting Problems, "Restructure" Registrar

Hartford to Investigate Voting Problems, "Restructure" Registrar

After confusion and delays hampered voting in Hartford, the mayor and city council president are proposing policy changes to prevent a similar snafu from happening again.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 11:11 AM EST

Sen. Maynard Re-Elected After Fall Injuries Limit Campaigning

Sen. Maynard Re-Elected After Fall Injuries Limit Campaigning

A Connecticut state senator who was not able to campaign after suffering serious injuries in a fall in July has been re-elected.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 07:42 PM EST

Foley Concedes Governor's Race to Malloy

Foley Concedes Governor's Race to Malloy

Gov. Dannel Malloy has won re-election in a bitter race against Republican challenger Tom Foley, who conceded defeat on Wednesday in a reprise of his narrow loss to the Connecticut governor four years ago.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 10:06 PM EST

Merrill to File Complaint Over Hartford Polling Problems

Merrill to File Complaint Over Hartford Polling Problems

After a Hartford judge extended voting hours at two city polling places over early morning snafus, the Secretary of the State's office announced plans to file a complaint with the State Elections Enforcement...

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Woman, Teen & 12-Year-Old Boy Shot in New Britain: Officials
Woman, Teen & 12-Year-Old Boy Shot in New Britain: Officials

New Britain police are looking for a 36-year-old man in connection to the shooting of a 12-year-old boy, a 17-year-old and a woman, according to local officials.

1 Hospitalized After Bridgeport Police Officer-Involved Shooting
1 Hospitalized After Bridgeport Police Officer-Involved Shooting

A Bridgeport officer was involved in a shooting on Wednesday night, the department said.

Missing Plainville Hiker's Body Found
Missing Plainville Hiker's Body Found

The body of the missing Plainville man who was last seen before going hiking over the weekend was found on Wednesday.

Seattle Announces Suit Over Trump's Sanctuary Cities Threat
Seattle Announces Suit Over Trump's Sanctuary Cities Threat

Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Donald Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing "sanctuary cities" is unconstitutional and creates uncertainty around the city's budget. Other governments have sued Trump over the sanctuary issue. San Francisco filed a lawsuit earlier this year, also saying the order was unconstitutional. California's Santa Clara County and two Massachusetts cities with large Latino populations - Chelsea and Lawrence - have also taken legal action.

Judge in Hawaii Extends Order Blocking Trump's Travel Ban
Judge in Hawaii Extends Order Blocking Trump's Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the longer-lasting hold on the ban just hours after hearing arguments. Hawaii says the policy discriminates against Muslims and hurts the state's tourist-dependent economy. The implied message in the revised ban is like a "neon sign flashing 'Muslim ban, Muslim ban'" that the government didn't bother to turn off, state Attorney General Douglas Chin told the judge.