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Justices Reject Appeal Of Wind Power Project

The Connecticut Supreme Court announced Monday a unanimous decision backing a state agency regulating wind energy, rejecting a challenge by opponents of a wind project.

09/15/2014

Former governor John Rowland outside New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rowland Trial: Prosecution Finishes, Defense Begins

But the defense claims Rowland was doing substantial, legitimate work for the nursing home company, and was volunteering for the campaign.

09/15/2014

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State High Court To Address Juvenile Sentencing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Supreme Court has decided to take up three cases that could decide how the state handles the convictions of children who commit murder and other violent crimes. The court will […]

09/13/2014

Lisa Wilson-Foley and former governor John Rowland share a laugh at a fundraiser for her 2012 congressional campaign. Photo from government evidence in the Rowland trial.

Nursing Home Execs Dispute Rowland Work Claims

At John Rowland’s campaign finance trial prosecutors are trying to chip away at the former governor’s explanation of allegedly illegal payments.

09/12/2014

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Thousands In Region May Have To Pay Back Superstorm Sandy Aid

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and DAVID B. CARUSO,  Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster […]

09/11/2014

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State Supreme Court Clarifies Requirements For Accelerated Rehab

PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday clarified the requirements for completing accelerated rehabilitation, a probation program for first-time offenders that results in charges being dropped. The court […]

09/11/2014

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Report Shows Minorities Most Likely To Be Stopped By Police

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – New data released by the state of Connecticut show many police departments are stopping black and Hispanic drivers at rates higher than the minority driving populations of their cities and towns. […]

09/11/2014

John Rowland his wife Patty, and members of his legal team leave New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

Campaign Workers: Rowland Was More Than Volunteer

A former Lisa Wilson Foley campaign operative described how John Rowland allegedly coordinated topics on his talk show, with the messages the campaign wanted to get out during the 2012 fifth district congressional primary.

09/11/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy holds discussion on domestic violence. WTIC Photo by Brett Leiter

Roundtable Discussion On Domestic Violence

(West Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Elected and education officials sat down today for a roundtable discussion on domestic violence in West Hartford. The issue has received attention not only with the Ray Rice case but […]

09/10/2014

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