A woman carried a basket of seaweed after collecting it along a beach. (credit: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Seaweed, Dueling Laws Could Get The Ax In Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s gardeners, boxers and shameless swearers beware: you could be breaking the law and not even know it.


General Assembly Senate Chamber. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Higher Minimum Wage Among New Connecticut Laws

A higher minimum wage, changes to Connecticut’s domestic violence laws and a new policy for police use of stun guns are among the new laws taking effect in the new year.


New Laws Hit the Books Monday

By SUSAN HAIGH   Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Parts of Connecticut’s law addressing the Newtown school massacre, including the creation of new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition, take effect Monday. Also […]