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...

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...

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...

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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Hartford Police Respond to 2nd Homicide in Eight Hours

Hartford Police Respond to 2nd Homicide in Eight Hours

A 32-year-old man who was shot in the head on Pershing Street in Hartford just before 8 a.m. on Tuesday is the second victim of a homicide in the city in around eight hours and the 24th victim this year...

Man Shot and Killed on Porch in Hartford

Man Shot and Killed on Porch in Hartford

A 32-year-old Hartford man was shot and killed as he sat on his porch late Monday night and police are now investigating the city's 23rd homicide of the year.

Debris Causes Flat Tires on I-91 South in Hartford

Debris Causes Flat Tires on I-91 South in Hartford

Several cars were disabled on Colt's Curve on Interstate 91 South in Hartford on Tuesday morning after cars struck 2-by-4s with nails sticking out of them, which caused flat tires.

'Deflategate' Ruling Could Come Down Today

'Deflategate' Ruling Could Come Down Today

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide...

Pope to Allow Priests to Forgive Abortion During Holy Year

Pope to Allow Priests to Forgive Abortion During Holy Year

Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart." Reflecting his papacy's central...

Building Collapse at Rhode Island University; 6 Hospitalized

Building Collapse at Rhode Island University; 6 Hospitalized

Officials have confirmed six people have been injured a building collapse at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Police say they received a call from the fire department at around 8:20 a.m.