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Connecticut Due $1.4 Million In Toyota Settlement

Attorney General George Jepsen says Connecticut will receive about $1.4 million of a $29 million settlement between Toyota and 29 states as part of a settlement related to its safety recalls.


File photo of Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (credit: Getty Images)

No Specific Newtown Shooting Funds In Malloy’s Budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s new budget does not set aside new funds specifically earmarked to boost school security measures or mental health programs in light of the deadly school shooting in Newtown.


File photo of Newtown parents giving a press conference on the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Newtown Parents Ask School Board To Boost Security

Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014.


Trouble in Toyland, U.S. PIRG

Toy Safety Still A Holiday Concern

A new report from a Connecticut public interest advocacy group says there are still dangerous or toxic toys available for sale this holiday season.


Millstone Power Station (Courtesy Dominion Resources, Inc)

Millstone Operators Assess Safety Measures

More than seven months after an earthquake and tsunami triggered meltdowns at Japan’s Fukushima plant, operators of Connecticut’s sole nuclear plant said Wednesday they’re reassessing numerous operations to ensure safety at the shoreline plant.


Justin Shorb (Courtesy South Windsor Police)

Police Make Arrest In Theft Of Skydiving Safety Devices

Police say an Ohio skydiver had a close call when a re-programmed safety device stolen from a South Windsor company caused his reserve parachute to open and become entangled in his main chute.


Summer Safety

Guide to Summer Safety

To make sure this summer is a great one for you and your family, here is our guide to preventing (and treating) some of the season’s health hazards.


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Tips For Staying Safe During The Storm, From Hartford Hospital

Here are a few tips from Hartford Hospital doctors, so you can stay out of our Emergency Department during the storm: 1) If at all possible, stay indoors. 2) If you have to brave the […]


Storm Safety Tips from Hartford Hospital

Here are some helpful tips from Hartford Hospital, to keep you safe during snow and cold weather: Avoid serious conditions such as frostbite and hypothermia by taking steps to keep warm: -Wear a hat, hood, […]