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Drug-Resistant Bacteria Linked To Hospital Equipment

Hartford Hospital officials say they’ve seen an increase in the number of cultures of a drug-resistant bacteria, and have determined it may be related to their use of the same piece of equipment recently linked to two deaths at a California hospital.

03/04/2015

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House Bill Could Boost Amtrak Service In State

The House has passed a bill that could boost Amtrak service in the popular Northeast Corridor while giving states more authority over the routes they help subsidize.

03/04/2015

Rocky the Rock Cat. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Pick The Rock Cats’ New Name

Officials for the team presently known as the New Britian Rock Cats unveiled the ten finalsts today.

03/04/2015

A 10-foot long pot hole closed a lane on Trout Brook Drive in West Hartford. Photo courtesy of John Phillips, West Hartford Director of Public Works.

Big Pot Hole Closes Lane On Trout Brook Drive In West Hartford

A 10-foot long pothole opened up on one of the busiest roads in West Hartford.

03/04/2015

Aaron Hernandez  (Courtesy CBS Boston/WBZ-TV)

Judge Rules in Favor Of Hernandez On Previous Shooting

Prosecutors in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will not be allowed to introduce evidence about the shooting of a Hernandez friend in Florida a few months before the killing, a judge ruled Wednesday.

03/04/2015

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Armed Drug Suspect Found After Highway Crash

A man who fled the scene of a multi-car crash on Interstate 95 Tuesday night was picked up in Madison.

03/04/2015

The shore of Long Island Sound at New Haven Harbor.  (Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer)

Connecticut’s Smaller Harbors Seek A Spot In Port Authority

The nearly two dozen small harbors in Connecticut that promote economic development in towns from Norwalk to Groton are fighting to be included in the state’s new Port Authority that focuses on the three deep water ports in Bridgeport, New Haven and New London.

03/04/2015

Alyssiah Wiley.

Divided Jury Set To Resume Deliberations In Student Death Trial

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – A divided jury is set to resume deliberations in the trial of a man charged with killing and dismembering a Connecticut college student. The 12-member jury in the trial of Jermaine […]

03/04/2015

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Suspects Sought In Norwalk Elder Theft

(Norwalk, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Norwalk police are asking for the public’s help in trying to track down two suspects accused of theft involving an elderly woman. Police says on February 7, the victim had her […]

03/04/2015

Connecticut Tourism, parkway rest stop  (Steve Saunders/WTIC Photo)

Connecticut Eyeing Northeast To Market Tourism

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut will increase its presence in Northeast cities to draw upscale tourists. The Bulletin reports that officials of the Connecticut Office of Tourism told local tourism and municipal leaders on Tuesday […]

03/04/2015

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