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Connecticut to Dole Out Record Campaign Funding

Connecticut’s voluntary public campaign funding program is on pace to dole out a record $35 million in an election marked by a crowded field of statewide candidates who have qualified for the grants.


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Adopted Mustangs Seized, Owner Faces Animal Neglect Charges

Animal control officers say they plan to file animal-neglect charges against a Redding woman, after seizing two severely emaciated horses from her home.


A ship modeled after the famous slave-trading vessel La Amistad -- on which 53 African slaves revolted in 1839 -- enters the harbor of Havana on March 25, 2010. The replica of the schooner Amistad arrived in the Cuban capital as part of a tour of ports linked to the history of slaving, organized to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its construction. The mutineers aboard the original Amistad -- the subject of a Hollywood film -- were eventually recaptured in the United States, became a cause celebre for abolitionists and won their freedom following a landmark Supreme Court case ruling.  (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Threatens Amistad Funding If Schooner Skips Sailfest

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy threatened Thursday to “reconsider” supporting additional state funding for the replica Amistad slave ship if the schooner follows through with plans to skip this weekend’s Sailfest in New London.


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No Charges In Fatal Shooting Of Connecticut Woman In Washington

Prosecutors said Thursday that their months-long investigation into the fatal shooting a Connecticut woman outside the U.S. Capitol last fall concluded that officers from the Secret Service and Capitol Police did not use excessive force.


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Malloy: State Law Benefits Consumers

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – As of July 1, Governor Dannel Malloy says Connecticut consumers can enjoy greater transparency when it comes to residential electric rates. Following complaints from consumers regarding price spikes over the winter, […]


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End Set For State Oversight Of New London Schools

The state Board of Education plans to end its oversight of New London schools next year.



Investigation Finds Officer Justified In 2013 Shooting

A Ridgefield police officer was justified in the fatal shooting last year of a military museum chief, a prosecutor said Wednesday.


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Mass. Authorities Warn Drivers Of Possible E-Z Pass Scam

Massachusetts transportation officials are warning E-ZPass customers about a suspicious email.


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More Than 300 Honored For Help In Aftermath Of Sandy Hook Shootings

Connecticut State Police have honored more than 300 people including local and federal law enforcement officers, dispatchers and psychiatrists for their work in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.