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One firefighter was killed and three injured in a fire at a house on Blue Hills Avenue in Hartford. The house is less than a block away from the Blue Hills Station, where black bunting was placed above garage bay doors, and the American flag was flown at half staff. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Fire Officials Meet With Conn-OSHA On Safety Citations

Hartford Fire Department leaders met Thursday behind closed doors with state workplace safety regulators.


Governor Dannel Malloy at Gubernatorial Election Forum on Transportation (Courtesy CT-N)

Region’s Governors Meet On Energy Strategy

New England’s governors are meeting to update their long-term energy strategy that increasingly relies on natural gas and efforts to build more pipelines.


Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Chase Rogers (Courtesy CT-N)

Chief Justice Reconfirmed

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State lawmakers have overwhelmingly voted to reconfirm Chase Rogers as chief justice of the Connecticut State Supreme Court. The House of Representatives voted 139-6 on Wednesday in favor of Rogers serving […]


Food Stamps (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Affordable Care Act Linked To Increase In Food Stamp Signup

Connecticut is one of eleven states where food stamp enrollment has increased even as unemployment has dropped. An AP analysis says it appears to be linked to Obamacare.


Mary Doyle Keefe attending Norman Rockwell Museum’s Models Reunion, July, 2013. Photo by Jeremy Clowe for Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

“Rosie The Riveter” Model Dies In Simsbury

The model for Norman Rockwell’s 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American women who went to work on the homefront during World War II has died.


I-91,  exit 23 ( courtesy DOT traffic camera)

Numerous Winter Storms Put DOT Budget In The Red

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A spate of winter storms is being blamed for much of a projected $18 million deficit in the Connecticut Department of Transportation budget. The state was hit with 19 storms this […]


Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra (Courtesy CT-N)

Mayor Segarra With Joe D.

Hear Joe D’Ambrosio’s interview with Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.


(Courtesy CFPA, Connectcut Forest and Park Association)

40 Acres In Bloomfield Donated To State

The state of Connecticut has received a gift of about 40 acres of land in Bloomfield.


Craps table (Carlo allegri/Getty Images Entertainment)

Mohegan Sun To Build Casino At Korean Airport

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) – The Indian tribe that operates the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut has reached an agreement to build and run a gaming resort on the grounds of Incheon International Airport in […]