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Bacon Lottery Ticket Off To Sizzling Start

New Hampshire’s $1 bacon-scented scratch-and-sniff lottery ticket went on sale earlier this month, and sales have been surprisingly strong.



71 Arrests For Defying Snow Travel Ban

State Police say 71 motorists have been issued $92 tickets for defying the state’s travel ban during the winter storm.


Tom Brady speaks during a press conference about Deflate Gate on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS Connecticut)

Brady: “I Didn’t Notice Any Difference”

Hear Tom Brady’s news conference from Foxborough.


Fire, debris mark the spot where a house apparently exploded in Stamford, Conn. on Sept. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

$5 Million Settlement In Fatal Christmas Fire

A contractor who accidentally caused a fire at a Connecticut home that killed three girls and two of their grandparents on Christmas morning in 2011 has agreed to settle part of a wrongful death lawsuit by paying the children’s father $5 million.


NORTH ATTLEBORO, MA - AUGUST 22: Aaron Hernandez is escorted into the courtroom of the Attleboro District Court for his hearing on August 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge for the death of Odin Lloyd.

Who’s Who At Hernandez Trial

By The Associated Press A list of who’s who in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez: ___      AARON HERNANDEZ The 25-year-old was a star player with the Patriots […]



New Haven Police To Work In Pairs

A New Haven police spokesman says officers will work in pairs following the fatal shootings of two New York City policemen.


Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Senator Blumenthal On His Appropriations Vote

“The spending bill fortunately keeps the government open and has a number of positive provisions, including some I helped to achieve. It includes increased funds to fight the Ebola epidemic, funding for the Combat Rescue […]


Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Senator Murphy On His Appropriations Vote

Voting for the budget bill today was a tough decision for me. The process that led to this package is another unfortunate example of the dysfunction that has become the norm in Congress, and I’m […]


Family Health History (Courtesy CDC.gov)

Share History On Thanksgiving — Family Health History

(CBS Connecticut) — Every year for the last ten years, the Surgeon General has declared Thanksgiving “National Family Health History.” Health authorities encourage families to share what they know about diseases pr conditions that may […]