Latest Connecticut Safety


Murphy Addresses Guns In Maiden Senate Floor Speech

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is dedicating his first speech from the Senate floor to support measures to curb gun violence. The Democrat told stories of some the children killed at Sandy […]


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Hartford Mayor Issues Overtime, Hiring Freeze Veto

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has vetoed a Common Council measure that would have put a halt to overtime and hiring for the foreseeable future. With the city looking at a nine-million-dollar deficit for the current […]


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Teen Injured At Bridgeport School Bus Stop

Bridgeport police say a teenager was seriously injured Monday morning at a school bus stop as he crossed the street on his way to school on Old Town Road.  The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m.  […]


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Fines To Be Discussed Over Cell Phone Ban Violations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State lawmakers are holding a public hearing on increasing the fines for violating Connecticut’s ban on using hand-held cell phones while driving. The Transportation Committee has set the hearing for 10 […]


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Man Killed In Construction Accident

State police say a man was killed in a construction accident today in Middlefield. The person was working on a home on Cherry Hill Road when he fell this morning. A state police spokeswoman says […]


Sports Commentary 2/1/13: You Can See A Lot By Observing

Various Observations heading into the Weekend commentary 2-1 YOU CAN SEE A LOT BY OBSERVING It came so fast, furious and ridiculous yesterday it was hard to sort it all out.  Some observations.  The media […]



Connecticut Child Advocate Releases Gun Report

The Connecticut Child Advocate has released a report on children and gun deaths and injuries. Since January of 2001, 94 youngsters between the ages of two and 17, were killed in Connecticut.  The vast majority […]


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Three Stafford Schools In Lockdown

Three schools in Stafford have been placed in lockdown after a bullet was found  on a school bus this morning. An official in superintendent Dr. Patricia Collin’s office says Stafford Elementary School, Stafford Middle School […]


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Bridgeport Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal court jury has cleared a now-retired Bridgeport police officer of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man doing a foot chase in 2005. The U.S. District Court jury […]



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