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On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Malloy Works To Avoid Nursing Home Strike

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s administration is working to come up with a new state funding arrangement that could help fend off a possible nursing home strike. Ben Barnes, secretary of the […]

15 hours ago

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Yard Goats Announce 2016 Season

The Hartford Yard Goats today announced their 2016 season.

19 hours ago


Significant Third-Quarter Increase For Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ A spike in in slot machine and table game use and cost-cutting are credited for a significant third-quarter increase in profit at the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The […]

19 hours ago

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Kraft Regrets Not Appealing NFL Penalties

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he was wrong to trust the NFL in the deflated footballs case and that he regrets not appealing the penalties against the team.

19 hours ago

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East Windsor Rapist Pleads Guilty

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut man accused of brutally assaulting a woman earlier this year has pleaded guilty to charges of sexual assault, kidnapping and strangulation. The Hartford Courant reports 43-year-old James Polk, of […]

20 hours ago

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Poor Air Quality Today In Some Areas

Federal environmental officials say the hot and humid weather is expected to produce poor air quality in southern Connecticut.

21 hours ago


CT Labor Dept. Expecting Layoffs

The state Department of Labor is expecting to issue layoff notices to dozens of its employees as the result of cuts in federal funding.

21 hours ago

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Police: Stratford Man Performed Sex Act With Shrubbery

An 81-year-old Stratford man has been charged with public indecency, accused of performing a sex act with some shrubbery.

21 hours ago

Tom Brady speaks during a press conference about Deflate Gate on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS Connecticut)

Brady: ‘I Did Nothing Wrong’

Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension for the scandal known as Deflategate, writing Wednesday in a 507-word Facebook post: “I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either.”

21 hours ago

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Two Dead In Southington Crash

(SOUTHINGTON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  State police have identified two teenagers who were killed when their car went off Interstate 84 in Southington, rolled over and hit a tree. Troopers said Wednesday that the victims were 16-year-old […]