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Interstate 84, West Hartford (Courtesy DOT Traffic Camera)

State Rep., DOT Discuss I-84 Safety

Several recent accidents on a stretch of Interstate 84, including two which involved fatalities, prompted a meeting Monday between state transportation officials and the lawmaker in whose district that highway sits.


Hospital Tower,  UConn Health (Photo Courtesy Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health)

“Topping Off” Ceremony For Health Center Hospital

he final steel beams have been put into place for the new hospital tower at UConn Health as work continues on the nearly-billion-dollar Bioscience Connecticut project.


A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Senators To Seek More Rail Safety Funding

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ Senators Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut say they want to “overhaul” rail safety laws to prevent future derailments and other accidents. The two Democrats say Sunday […]


prison bars

Early Release Program Under Fire Again

A current and a former State Senator are calling for a legislative review of the state’s Risk Reduction Credit Program.


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

Campaign Manger: Hiring Rowland Like ‘Handing Opponents A Loaded Gun’

Hear the latest WTIC news reports from New Haven Federal Court.


Rock Cats Stadium proposal (courtesy City of Hartford)

Hartford Council Handed Rock Cats Plans

Hartford’s Common Council Thursday formally accepted a resolution from Mayor Pedro Segarra outlining recommendations regarding the selection of DoNo Hartford, LLC as the preferred developer for the Downtown North properties.


John Rowland and his wife Patty leave New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

House Candidate Saw Rowland As A ‘Toxic’ Presence

Congressional candidate Mark Greenberg wrapped up his testimony Thursday at the trial of former Governor John Rowland, and a political operative and a consultant then took the stand.


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Secret Service: No Arrests In Obama Threat Case

Secret Service officials say they won’t be making an arrest in a Connecticut case involving an alleged threat against President Barack Obama.


John Rowland , his wife Patty, and attorneys outside New Haven Federal Court, where he faces charges in a campaign finance case. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rowland Trial Gets Underway

Republican Congressional candidate Mark Greenberg was the first witness as the federal trial of former Governor John Rowland got underway.



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