Connecticut Hosting Three-Day Mock Mass Fatality Exercise The Connecticut Department of Public Health is hosting a mock exercise to test the state's and federal government's response to a hypothetical terrorist bombing on a Metro-North commuter train.
State Officials Warn Of Increased Risk Of Forest FiresOfficials with the state's Department of Energy are warning residents about an increased risk of forest fires in Connecticut due to this year's drought.
Study: Connecticut Among Safest States For Gun ViolenceThe national report alleges that firearms-related deaths were “significantly” lower in states that had passed laws to ban assault weapons and require trigger locks or the safe storage of guns.
DOT Starts Environmental Assessment Of I-84 ProjectThe Department of Transportation is beginning its assessment of how the I-84 replacement project will impact the environment. The reported cost of the project will be between four and five billion dollars.
CT State Police: Nearly 1,700 Caught Speeding Over Labor Day WeekendConnecticut State Police step up enforcement over Labor Day weekend every year, and Troopers released their final statistics for 2016 on Tuesday morning.
Parents Cautioned After Attempted Child Abduction In BethelAn attempted child abduction in Bethel has prompted police to urge parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of getting in or near strangers' cars.
Teen Hospitalized In Milford After Being Hit By CarA 14-year-old boy was hit by a car in Milford Tuesday morning, according to police. Police said the teen was trying to cross the street when he was hit.
Connecticut Agency Still Awaits River Water Testing ResultsConnecticut officials are still awaiting the results of water and soil sediment tests taken after an estimated 300 gallons of chemicals spilled into the Quinnipiac River in Southington.
FDA Advises Zika Screening For All US Blood CentersThe Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika virus, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease.
Several CT Swimming Areas Closed Due To High Bacteria LevelsSeveral state run swimming area have been closed due to high bacteria levels, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday.
Connecticut On Track To Meet Goal Of Ending Chronic HomelessnessConnecticut is reportedly expected to meet its goal of ending chronic homelessness by year's end, based on current data projections shared at an event Monday highlighting the news in Hartford.
Connecticut Farmers To Learn How To Reduce Health RisksState officials are hoping to teach Connecticut farmers how to reduce risks to public health when they hold open houses and tours.