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State Adds Jobs In December

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut employers added 4,800 jobs in December, helping push down the unemployment rate a notch, to 6.4 percent. The Department of Labor says Connecticut’s employment increased by 26,700 jobs since December […]

01/26/2015

Kenneth Ireland, who spent two decades in prison on wrongful murder and rape convictions, is among 5 named by Gov. Malloy to the Board of Pardons and Paroles. (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

School Arrests Down In Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Arrests in Connecticut schools have decreased significantly over the past several years because of several efforts to deal with children’s problems in the community instead of the juvenile justice system. About […]

01/24/2015

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Brewery Pulling Gandhi Beer

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut brewery says it will no longer use the name and likeness of Mohandas Gandhi on one of its beers following complaints that the marketing was offensive. The India pale […]

01/23/2015

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Malloy Backs Proposal To Widen I-84

(Danbury, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy continued to talk up his vision today for the state’s future in the area of transportation. The governor was in Danbury, pitching a proposal to widen Interstate 84 […]

01/22/2015

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Minors Cited For Alcohol Possession

(Southington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Southington police recently busted up a party that contained underage drinkers. Last Saturday, officers were called to a loud party at the Motel 6 on Queen Street. Police say nine minors […]

01/22/2015

File photo of a gate outside of a prison. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

Governor Selects Correction Commissioner

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy has tapped a permanent correction commissioner. Scott Semple has been the acting commissioner for the Department of Correction since the retirement last year of James Dzurenda. Semple has […]

01/21/2015

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Newington Police Probe Apartment Storage Unit Burglaries

(Newington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – In Newington, police are investigating break-ins at two apartment complexes in town. They say on Sunday, officers responded to reported burglaries in basement storage units at the Stonegate and Colonial Manor […]

01/21/2015

the Hamden Police Department. A new headquarters building is under construction. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Police Nab Hamden Man On Drug Charges

(Hamden, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man is in custody after Hamden police say he was part of a lengthy drug investigation. On Monday, officers say they conducted a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot […]

01/20/2015

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Freshman Survives Fall From Yale Dorm

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A Yale University freshman has survived a four-story fall from a dormitory window. School spokesman Tom Conroy said in an email Tuesday that the student fell from a window in […]

01/20/2015

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