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GM ignition switch (Jim Watson/Getty Images)

Senator Slams GM For Not Sharing Information In State Woman’s Death

Senator Richard Blumenthal says it’s “unconscionable” that the family of a Connecticut woman never was told she was killed in a crash believed to have involved a faulty General Motors ignition system.

11/11/2014

Connecticut license with veterans' indicator (Courtesy Office of the Governor)

Vets Apply For Veterans ID Card

More than 6,270 Connecticut veterans have applied to participate in the state’s veterans’ ID program.

11/11/2014

Rosa Delauro, Democratic National Convention , Sept. 4, 2012 (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

DeLauro’s Capitol Hill Home Broken Into

Third District Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro’s home on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. was broken into Friday night.

11/11/2014

Moose spotted in Cheshire (Photo by Ben Natanga, Courtesy DEEP)

Moose Spotted In Cheshire Area

- The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says a moose which prompted a warning to drivers appears to have made it across I-84 to Prospect.

11/10/2014

Joseph Lieberman (Johannes Simon/Getty Images News)

Lieberman Named Honorary Co-Chair Of Reform Group

Former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman is the new honorary co-chair of a bipartisan group that backs government reform.

11/10/2014

File photo of a semi-automatic weapon. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Religious, Civic Leaders Press Gun Manufacturers

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Religious leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey are joining elected and police officials to call on gun manufacturers to tighten distribution systems and develop smart gun technologies. Bridgeport Mayor Bill […]

11/10/2014

Rocky Hill Veterans' Home (Courtesy Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs)

Hearing Planned At Vets Home

State lawmakers are planning to hear from residents of the Connecticut State Veterans’ Home in Rocky Hill to learn more about conditions at the facility.

11/09/2014

Oxycontin (File: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Connecticut, Rhode Island To Coordinate Presciption Monitoring

Health officials in Rhode Island say they’re working with their counterparts in Connecticut to detect the overprescribing of opioids and combat prescription drug abuse.

11/09/2014

A typo on a local Connecticut election ballot has helped James J. Butler be elected to office when it was his father, James R. Butler, who was the candidate. (credit: Getty Images)

Election Day Snafus May Lead To Legislative Action

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Election Day problems four years after snarls in Bridgeport may prompt the Connecticut legislature to change election law. Early Tuesday morning voters in Hartford were told at several polling stations that […]

11/08/2014

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