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Hartford Jury Awards $7M In DOT Worker Death Case

The family of a state Department of Transportation supervisor struck and killed on Route 8 near the Waterbury-Naugatuck line in 2012 has been awarded nearly $7.3 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.

10/20/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Ebola Advisory Sent To Connecticut State Employees

Connecticut state employees are being asked to avoid nonessential travel to countries experiencing outbreaks of Ebola.

10/20/2014

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Pastor Named In Haiti Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A suspended Jesuit priest who was once Fairfield University’s chaplain is accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing a teenager at a charity in Haiti supported by the college.

10/20/2014

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Precautionary School Lockdown In Naugatuck

( CBS –  Connecticut) Today at about 9:30 am, Naugatuck police received information that a subject residing on May Street had provided information to friends / family of being suicidal. The information obtained indicated that […]

10/20/2014

Unemployment rate through September 2014. Dark blue points are Connecticut, white points are national. Chart courtesy of the Connecticut Labor Department.

State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate Improves

Numbers released today by the state of Connecticut show the unemployment rate has dropped to 6.4 percent.

10/20/2014

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Inmate Death Was Suicide

The state medical examiner has determined that an inmate found dead in his cell Friday killed himself.

10/20/2014

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Rail Line Says Wet Leaves Cause Problems

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Not all autumn landscapes in New England are scenes of beauty. Metro-North Railroad is warning commuters of delays due to wet leaves. The commuter rail line says leaves that fall on […]

10/20/2014

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Hartford Releasing Report On School System

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford school officials are releasing a study on the district. When she took over this summer, schools superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez appointed a transition team of a dozen members. Their mission: to […]

10/20/2014

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Open Enrollment Guidance From The Insurance Department

With information on “open enrollment” starting to come in, some insurance customers, including those who signed up under the Affordable Care Act, may be confused by the options.

10/20/2014

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Inmate Accused In Bridgeport Murder Heads To Trial

A man arrested nearly 32 years after the body of a murder victim was found in Bridgeport is about to go on trial.

10/20/2014

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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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