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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.

07/29/2015

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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.

07/29/2015

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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.

07/29/2015

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.”

07/29/2015

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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 […]

07/28/2015

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Lawmakers To Hold Juvenile Detention Hearings

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut legislative leaders say they want the General Assembly to hold hearings about the conditions and practices at the state’s juvenile detention facilities. Senate President Martin Looney and House Speaker Brendan […]

07/28/2015

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Bond Commission Apporves Early Transportation Funding

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press=  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State officials moved ahead Tuesday and voted to borrow the $24.9 million needed to pay for the first block of projects under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s […]

07/28/2015

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Father, Son Killed In TT Crash In Stonington

State police are investigating a fiery crash on Interstate 95 in Stonington last night that killed the driver of a tractor trailer truck and his young son.

07/28/2015

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Hartford Firefighters Hurt Battling Apartment Fire

About a dozen families are homeless and at least three firefighters are recovering from minor injuries suffered battling an overnight fire in Hartford.

07/28/2015

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Stamford Woman Dies In House Fire

Police say a Stamford woman found dead after a fire in her home apparently set the blaze.

07/28/2015