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USS Miami Submarine Fire (Photo courtesy WBZ-TV)

After Submarine Fire, Extensive Drills For Shipyard Firefighters

Firefighters at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard train regularly for industrial blazes, but mandates after a huge submarine fire call for an annual drill that’s more extensive than anything done before.

8 hours ago

Kyle Seitz, left, leaves Danbury Superior Court with his attorney. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Ridgefield Father Pleads Not Guilty In Son’s Death In Hot Car

A Connecticut father charged with causing his 15-month-old son’s death by leaving the boy in the car for hours on a hot July day has pleaded not guilty.

8 hours ago

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Report Due Out On Sandy Hook Gunman

A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the socially isolated, violence-obsessed man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report on his mental health and educational history.

10 hours ago

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Norwalk Schools Chief Heads To New London Schools

Norwalk’s schools superintendent has been appointed head of New London’s school district.

13 hours ago

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New Britain Seeks Help For Winter Homeless Shelter

Gov. Dannel Malloy has told New Britain officials he’ll do what he can to help the city find money for an emergency winter shelter for the homeless.

13 hours ago

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Fatal Hit & Run In Simsbury

A woman is dead after a hit and run in Simsbury around 8 p.m. Thursday.

13 hours ago

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Mohegan Sun Chief Executive Set To Retire In 2015

Mitchell Etess, chief executive of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, says he plans to retire next year, but will stay on in a transition.

14 hours ago

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Malloy Budget Chief To Brief Connecticut Lawmakers

Connecticut lawmakers will be learning more about Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plans to cover a projected $99.5 million deficit in the current $20 billion budget.

16 hours ago

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Fatal Pedestrian Crash In Cheshire

A person is dead after being struck while crossing Route 10 in Cheshire Thursday night.

18 hours ago

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OPM Announces $54 Million In State Budget Cuts

In response to a projected shortfall in the state budget, the state Office of Policy and Management has released its planned cuts to state agencies, totaling more than $54 million.

11/20/2014

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A sculpture crafted from 2,000 pounds of disassembled guns has gone on display in Hartford's Bushnell Park through early next year.  Artist Michael Kalish spent four years turning the weapons into a handshake, symbolizing community unity.  (Rosemarie Chandler/WTIC Photo)

Buy-Back Guns Become Anti-Violence Art

A sculpture crafted from 2,000 pounds of disassembled guns has gone on display in Hartford’s Bushnell Park through early next year. Artist Michael Kalish spent four years turning the weapons into a handshake, symbolizing community unity.

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