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Senator Chris Murphy (Courtesy Office of Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty)

Murphy Meets With Connecticut Ukrainian Community

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is meeting with members of Connecticut’s Ukrainian community to discuss this week’s downing of a Malaysian jetliner, shot down over Ukraine.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protest Planned At Christie GOP Fundraiser In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – Gun control advocates say they plan to hold a peaceful demonstration outside a Connecticut Republican Party fundraising event featuring New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The groups are upset with Christie’s recent […]


Investigative photo taken at Sandy Hook Elementary School. From States Attorney's report.

More School Security Funding Coming

Governor Dannel Malloy says a second round of school security funding is being made available to schools.


File photo of two grooms exchanging rings during their wedding. (Photo by KENZO/AFP/GettyImages)

Court’s Ruling Adds To Debate On Retroactive Benefits In Same-Sex Marriage

A new Connecticut Supreme Court ruling is adding to the debate on whether gay marriage rights should be applied retroactively and qualify same-sex couples for rights and benefits for which they weren’t entitled before state laws allowed them to marry.


New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

12-Year Sentence For Defendant In Terror Case; Time Served For Second Defendant

A British citizen has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison by a judge who said he supported the Taliban regime in Afghanistan while it was protecting Osama bin Laden.


A backdrop is installed ahead of a press briefing on the Lockheed Martin BST F-35 at the Farnborough air show in Farnborough, Hampshire on July 14, 2014. The biennial event sees leading companies from the aviation industry showcase their latest technology.      (Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Says F-35 Can Fly — But Not To Farnborough

The Pentagon is resuming test flights of its new-generation F-35 fighter while investigating the cause of an engine fire last month, but the plane, with Pratt & Whitney Engines, will operate with restrictions and will not fly in the Farnborough International Airshow in England.


Joint Strike Fighter (Carl deSouza/AFP/Getty Images)

F-35 Could Make Appearance At Farnborough

Word of a limited return to flight for the military’s new F-35 has prompted speculation that the fighter, with its Pratt and Whitney engines, will make an appearance at the Farnborough International Airshow in England this week.



Lawyer Says Transgender Teen Should Be Removed From DCF Custody

A lawyer for a transgender girl detained at Connecticut’s detention center for juvenile boys said Monday the teenager should be removed from the custody of the state Department of Children and Families because the agency isn’t equipped to treat her or other children in similar situations.


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Millstone Wins NRC Approval For Warmer Water At Second Unit

Connecticut’s nuclear power plant has won permission to use warmer water from Long Island Sound for cooling at the second of its two units.