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Woman Admits Collecting Dead Mother’s Social Security — For 30 Years

A Hamden woman has pleaded guilty to collecting her mother’s Social Security benefits for thirty years after her mother’s death.


Gov, Dannel Malloy defended his record and attacked his GOP opponent Tom Foley. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Malloy Says He Will Make Cuts, Still Expects Surplus

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is downplaying the mid-year spending cuts he’s making, predicting Connecticut will end this fiscal year on June 30 with a surplus.


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A Third Of State’s Municipalities Labelled “Distressed”

Nearly a third of Connecticut’s municipalities are identified as distressed, according to



Ex-Mayors Trade Rock Cats Barbs

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) – Two former mayors of New Britain are exchanging accusations over who’s at fault for the New Britain Rock Cats’ move to Hartford. The New Britain Herald reports that ex-Mayor Timothy […]



Ansonia Man Says He Made Up Brutality Complaint About Derby Police

An Ansonia man has pleaded guilty to making a false report of police brutality to the FBI.


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Progressive Dems Oppose Himes For Leadership Post

By STEPHEN SINGER,   Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Fresh off his election to a fourth term, Rep. Jim Himes faced opposition from liberals in his own party who lobbied against the former Goldman Sachs […]


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Retired Connecticut Judge Steinberg Dead At 86

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Retired Connecticut Judge Joseph Steinberg, who hosted a weekly news program with reporters on public television for two decades and wrote books on real estate and other topics, has died. He […]


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Cold War Prisoner, Judge John Downey Dies At Age 84

Connecticut Judge John Downey has died at age 84.



Connecticut’s Courts Found Most Accessible To The Under-Served

Connecticut’s court system scored highest among state judiciaries when it comes to serving poor, disabled and other members of the public,



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