Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

File photo of a large tree knocked over by the winds of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Day Preparedness Drill Underway

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut authorities and utilities are participating in a two-day drill designed to prepare them to deal with emergencies. The exercise, coordinated by the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection’s Division […]

06/21/2014

File photo of the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Aid To Elevate Coastal Homes Denied

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut officials have rejected $18 million in requests for the latest round of Superstorm Sandy aid by shoreline homeowners who want to use the emergency funding to elevate their homes to […]

01/28/2014

File photo of a gun and ammunition. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Conn. Gun Owners Rush To Register Firearms Ahead Of New Restrictions

Connecticut gun owners are rushing to register certain firearms and ammunition that will be considered illegal contraband in the new year.

12/29/2013

Residents distraught in the aftermath of the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook School Shooting Report Details Chaos, Loss Caused By Attack

The full report of the investigation regarding last year’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been released.

12/27/2013

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Potassium Iodide Pills For Those Near Millstone

Emergency management officials plan to distribute more than 1 million potassium iodide tablets to residents in the 10-mile emergency planning zone around the Millstone Power Station.

09/10/2013

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