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York Prison (Courtesy Department of Correction website)

3rd Guard Charged In Sex Assaults At Women’s Prison

A third correction officer has been charged with sexually assaulting an inmate inside Connecticut’s prison for women.

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Aaron Hernandez (Courtesy CBS Boston/WBZ-TV)

Judge Rejects Aaron Hernandez Move To Toss Murder Conviction

A Massachusetts judge who oversaw the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has rejected a request to throw out his first-degree murder conviction or reduce it to second-degree murder.

13 hours ago

A generic photo of prescription drugs. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Eases Penalties For Most Drug Possession Crimes

Connecticut’s drug laws will go from some of the most draconian in the country to some of the most lenient this fall when most drug possession crimes are reduced from felonies to misdemeanors, a change that’s increasingly finding common ground between Democrats and Republicans.

06/30/2015

Governor Malloy (Courtesy CT-N)

Malloy: It’s “Too Early To Tell” If Pay Raises Will Be Nixed

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says it’s “a little early to tell” whether a reduction in a state salary account will lead to state employees foregoing future pay raises.

06/30/2015

File photo of a natural gas pipeline compressor station. (Jean-Christophe/AFP/Getty Images)

Regulator Rejects Iberdrola Plan To Buy Connecticut Utility

Connecticut regulators have taken a step toward rejecting a plan by Iberdrola, Spain’s leading electricity and natural gas utility, from buying UIL Holdings Corp. in a $3 billion deal.

06/30/2015

Sandy Hook Elementary School (Photo by Connecticut State Police via Getty Images)

Topping Off Ceremony For New Sandy Hook School

Officials in Newtown are marking progress in the construction of a school to replace the one where a gunman killed 20 children and six educators.

06/30/2015

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Ex-trooper Gets 2 Years In Prison In Sexual Assault Case

A former Connecticut state trooper has been sentenced to two years in prison for sexually assaulting an 81-year-old woman.

06/30/2015

Governor Dannel Malloy at a CT Fastrak station in New Britain. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Malloy Signs Revised Connecticut Budget Into Law

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed a revised state budget into law, acknowledging he’d like to see at least one more change.

06/30/2015

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Former Prep School Student Alleges Abuse On Athletic Trips

A former student at a Massachusetts preparatory school has filed a federal lawsuit alleging he was sexually abused by a faculty member while on athletic trips to Connecticut in the 1980s.

06/30/2015

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Police Officer Arrested

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  – A veteran Hartford police officer has been arrested following a domestic  dispute  in an apartment on Lincoln Street in the city.Police  responded  around 12:30  Monday morning  and found 49  year old Israel […]

06/30/2015