Elizabeth Esty: 'Unspeakable' That Congress Would Expand Gun Owner Rights In BillThe House has approved a Republican bill making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines. 
School Closes Over Asbestos Concerns, Students Not At RiskA Connecticut school has closed for the rest of the week over asbestos concerns.
Fire Reported at Natural Gas Power PlantFirefighters have responded to a blaze at a Connecticut power plant.
Malloy Signs Bill To Study Millstone Nuclear Plant's FutureGov. Dan Malloy has signed legislation that could potentially change the rules for how the Millstone Nuclear Power Station in Waterford sells the electricity it generates.
Nuclear Power Plant Identifies, Stops Hydrogen LeakAuthorities say a small hydrogen leak at a nuclear power plant in the Connecticut town of Waterford has been addressed.
Washington State, Seattle Are Latest To Sue Opioid MakersWashington state and the city of Seattle on Thursday joined more than two dozen other government entities across the country suing to hold opioid makers accountable for an addiction crisis that has claimed thousands of lives.
Judge: City Can Proceed With Lawsuit Against Opioid MakerA Washington city can proceed with its lawsuit seeking to hold the maker of the pain medication OxyContin liable for damages to the community, a federal judge ruled in Seattle.
New Heat Lab At UConn Will Test Limits Of Athletes, Soldiers"Everyone being tested here is a volunteer,... and we're saving lives."
States Expand Investigation of Opioid Makers, DistributorsAttorneys general from most states are broadening their investigation into the opioid industry as a nationwide overdose crisis continues to claim thousands of lives.
Many Ferries To Block Island Canceled Due To High SeasMany ferries to Block Island have been canceled due to high seas.
Officials: Body of Missing Boater Found in ConnecticutThe U.S. Coast Guard says a body matching the description of a missing boater has been found.
9 Northeast States Agree To Further Power Plant Carbon CutsNine Mid-Atlantic and New England states have agreed to update their regional environmental pact to further reduce power plant carbon emissions to fight global climate change.

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