Oct 4, 2011

Shays to Announce Senate Run Today

Shays to Announce Senate Run Today

Former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays plans to file paperwork on Tuesday to enter the race for U.S. Senate. The Republican Congressman who lost his re-election bid in 2008 to Democrat Jim Himes previously told the...

Sep 20, 2011

McMahon: I'm a Job Creator and Candidate for Senate

McMahon: I'm a Job Creator and Candidate for Senate

The candidate who outspent all other Congressional candidates in 2010 has entered the political arena again. Linda McMahon, the former chief executive officer of World Wrestling Entertainment,...

Aug 22, 2011

Shays to Run for Senate: Report

Shays to Run for Senate: Report

It looks like former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays will make another run for political office. The Republican Congressman who lost his re-election bid in 2008 to Democrat Jim Himes told the Hearst Connecticut Media...

Feb 22, 2011

Special Election Voter Turnout Could Be 10 Percent

Special Election Voter Turnout Could Be 10 Percent

Voters in 18 Connecticut cities and towns will go to the polls on Tuesday for an unprecedented number of special elections. There are nine special elections to fill three state Senate seats and six seats in the...

Nov 15, 2010

Commentary: Malloy as the Democrats' Chris Christie?

Commentary: Malloy as the Democrats' Chris Christie?

On November 8, 2010 Democrat Dan Malloy heard what he had wanted to hear from his Republican gubernatorial rival, Tom Foley, a concession speech. The good news for Malloy is that he will fulfill his dream of...

Nov 4, 2010

Bridgeport Not Only Place With Ballot Problems

Bridgeport Not Only Place With Ballot Problems

Wrong ballots, or none at all. Voters in West Haven experienced both problems on Election Day, reports the New Haven Register. About 40 voters were given wrong ballots at Pagels School, City Clerk...

Nov 4, 2010

Vote Total Swings in Malloy's Favor

Vote Total Swings in Malloy's Favor

The roller coaster ride that the race for governor in Connecticut has been over the past few days twisted through another loop on Thursday. The Associated Press election totals show Democrat Dan Malloy now...

Nov 3, 2010

Richard Blumenthal's Victory Speech for Senator

Richard Blumenthal's Victory Speech for Senator

Richard Blumenthal gives his victory speech as Connecticut's new Senator.

Nov 2, 2010

Court Hearing, Extended Voting Hours Over Bridgeport Ballots

Court Hearing, Extended Voting Hours Over Bridgeport Ballots

In the state's largest city, volunteers photocopied ballots.

Nov 2, 2010

Complaints at Polls Over Write-In Candidates

Complaints at Polls Over Write-In Candidates

The Green Party of Connecticut has complained that some town ballots have little or no space for write-in votes. Party spokesman Tim McKee said Tuesday it was nearly impossible to write in candidates in...

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"Windsor Purge" Rumors Circulate on Halloween

"Windsor Purge" Rumors Circulate on Halloween

Police are tightening security in Windsor tonight in response to rumors of a "Windsor Purge" alluding to the 2013 horror flick in which all crime is legal for 12 hours.

Fire Breaks Out at Stratford Restaurant

Fire Breaks Out at Stratford Restaurant

Police and firefighters are responding to a fire at Jalapeno's Restaurant on Success Avenue in Stratford.

No Extra Hour at the Bar This Weekend

No Extra Hour at the Bar This Weekend

As we turn back our clocks this weekend, many will enjoy an extra hour of sleep. But it doesn't mean you'll get to stay at the bar an hour later too.

Police Stop Traffic for Bear on Berlin Turnpike

Police Stop Traffic for Bear on Berlin Turnpike

A black bear is back in the wild after a stroll through Newington today.

79-Year-Old Woman With Alzheimer's Rescued From Ravine

79-Year-Old Woman With Alzheimer's Rescued From Ravine

Police rescued a 79-year-old woman with Alzheimer's who walked away from her South Windsor home Friday afternoon and later found stuck in a nearby ravine.

Truck Scrapes Railroad Bridge, Gets Stuck

Truck Scrapes Railroad Bridge, Gets Stuck

Route 138/Newent Road is closed in Lisbon after a tractor-trailer scraped the bottom of a railroad bridge while trying to pass underneath, according to witnesses at the scene.