Hartford Council Authorizes Mayor To Seek State OversightHartford's city council has approved a proposal to apply for state oversight in exchange for tens of millions of dollars needed to help the city balance its budget.
8 Police Dog Teams Trained To Detect ExplosivesEight new police dog teams trained in detecting explosives have graduated from a Connecticut State Police program.
Sandy Hook's Legacy: More Security In Elementary SchoolsThe setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his 30-year police career to his new role as a school sentry.
Bronin To Form Exploratory Committee For GovernorWeeks after he announced he was considering a run for governor, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin is forming an exploratory committee-- moving one step closer to becoming a candidate.
Elizabeth Esty: 'Unspeakable' That Congress Would Expand Gun Owner Rights In BillThe House has approved a Republican bill making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines.
Plans To Scale Back Medicare Assistance Program DelayedConnecticut's Department of Social Services says it will slow down plans to reduce eligibility for a program that helps cover the cost of Medicare-related expenses for up to 113,000 senior citizens and people with disabilities.
Tribes Want To Be Part Of Any Potential Casino ExpansionConnecticut's two federally recognized tribes say they ``want to be part of the discussion'' if the General Assembly wants to expand gambling further, especially to Bridgeport.
Public Employee Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against CityA Connecticut man has filed a lawsuit against the city of New Haven claiming he was sexually harassed by his female supervisor.
Malloy's Budget Chief Defends Hiring At Regulatory AgencyConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director is defending the Democratic administration's decision to fill several open jobs at the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.
DMV To Convene Hearing On Towing RatesConnecticut tow truck operators are asking the Department of Motor Vehicles to increase the rates they can charge for various non-consensual towing services.
Conyers Says He'll Retire From CongressU.S. Rep. John Conyers _ beset with allegations of sexual harassment by former staff members _ announced Tuesday that he is retiring. The 88-year-old Conyers made the announcement while speaking with Detroit radio talk show host Mildred Gaddis.
Malloy, Lawmakers To Meet On How To Fix Budget DeficitLegislative leaders are planning to meet with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to discuss how to handle a growing deficit in Connecticut's budget.