Local News

Worker Killed On The Job In NianticMan struck a power line and fell
Head On Collision Claims A LifeNo Charges as the investigation is ongoing
State Reports Increased Bear Attacks On Beehives, LivestockState officials say Connecticut has seen an increasing number of bear attacks on livestock and beehives.
Travel Warning Renewed After 4th Case of Zika in ConnecticutA fourth case of the Zika virus has been found in Connecticut and state officials are renewing travel warnings related to the disease.
Parents of Newtown Victim Honored For Brain-Health AdvocacyTwo scientists whose daughter was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School are being honored by the Yale School of Medicine for their advocacy for brain health.

Crime

3 Nabbed In Hartford Drug RaidHartford police have broken up a drug operation in a city residence.
$50,000 Reward Offered For Info About Missing New Haven MomAuthorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information about what happened to a New Haven woman who disappeared more than a decade ago.
Police: Landlord Tried To Trade Sex For RentA landlord from Waterford is under arrest on charges that he tried to set up a sexual encounter with someone he thought was a 13-year-old year-old girl.
Police Investigating Statue Thefts At Southington CemeteryPolice are investigating a string of thefts that have occurred at St. Thomas Cemetery in Southington and are asking for the public's help in catching those responsible.
Former Student Sentenced On Federal Drug ChargesSold and distributed a party drug linked to overdoses
Teen Charged With Sexually Assaulting Young ChildGlastonbury police have arrested a 15-year-old boy on charges that he sexually assaulted a young child.

Politics

More Judicial Branch LayoffsAn additional 113 notices are going out
State Budget Battle Goes Into Extra InningsDemocratic leaders scrapped plans Wednesday evening to push through an 11th-hour budget deal on the final day of the legislative session, acknowledging there was not enough time to pass the bill.
Community College Armed Police Bill Goes To GovernorSpecial forces would be subject to Board of Regents approval
No Budget Vote Before AdjournmentLawmakers would have to return for a special session
Layoffs Hit Hartford City HallApproximately 40 Hartford city workers are getting pink slips, as the city tries to close a massive budget deficit.
Democratic Budget Deal Reached, Vote TodayDemocratic legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reached a tentative eleventh-hour budget deal late Tuesday to cover a projected $960 million deficit.

Business

Powerball's Pull Puts Weekend Jackpot At $415 MillionThe Powerball jackpot has climbed to $415 million, making it the largest since a record-setting prize in January.
Norwalk-Based Priceline Shares FallShares of The Priceline Group Inc. fell Wednesday after a weaker-than-expected outlook tempered strong first-quarter profit and revenue results.
Fate Of $12 Connecticut Minimum Wage Bill Is QuestionableIt's questionable whether a proposal by Senate Democrats to increase Connecticut's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020 will be acted on during this year's legislative session.
Gannett Offers To Buy Hartford Courant Parent CompanyNewspaper publisher Gannett is offering to buy Tribune Publishing Co. for approximately $388.3 million.
Bill Clears House That Would Allow Estate Liquor AuctionsA deceased person's wine and liquor collection could soon be up for auction.
Developer Wants To Acquire Stamford's 116-Year-Old FirehouseA Stamford-based commercial real estate firm is interested in purchasing and revitalizing a 116-year-old firehouse in the city's South End section.

Regional News

3 Dead After Plainville Bound Plane CrashesThe flight began in South Carolina
Last Dance: Final Performance For Ringling Bros. ElephantsElephants have given their final performance at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as the circus ends a practice that enthralled audiences for two centuries but has become caught between animal rights activists' concerns and Americans' shifting views.
Woman Struck, Killed By Duck Boat In Downtown BostonA 29-year-old woman was killed and her passenger was injured after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston on Saturday.
Spring Storm Could Bring 3-4 Inches Of Snow Across ConnecticutSouthern New England is getting hit by a second consecutive day of April snow.
Rhode Island Governor: Iceland Video Goof May Draw TouristsRhode Island's governor says people searching for Iceland online are finding her state instead because of a goof in its tourism video and she's hoping they'll visit.
Home of Convicted Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez For SaleThe home of former New England Patriots star tight end and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez is on the market.

CBS National News

Children leashed outside Texas home had hundreds of scars, injuries
​Unpack the trunk: Ringling's elephants retire to Florida
​Thousands mourn at funeral for kidnapped Navajo girl
Police: D.C.-area shooting suspect in custody

CBS World News

Baseball scraps Puerto Rico series over Zika fears
Children leashed outside Texas home had hundreds of scars, injuries
​Unpack the trunk: Ringling's elephants retire to Florida
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CBS News Politics

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Biden doles out veepstakes advice to Donald Trump
Donald Trump to meet with Paul Ryan, other GOP leaders next week
Hillary Clinton to be interviewed in FBI email investigation

CBS Entertainment News

Prince's blood tested for future paternity claims
Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian expecting baby together
Must-follow moms of celebrities on Instagram, Twitter
Brody Jenner is engaged

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