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Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ceremony Marks Construction Progress At Sandy Hook Elementary School

Construction of the new school, which is being paid for with a $50 million state grant, began in March.

06/30/2015

Connecticut state Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Lawmakers Return For Special Session After Backlash Over Tax Hikes

Lawmakers are returning Monday after weeks of vocal criticism from businesses about the approximate $1.5 billion in tax increases included in the two-year, $40.3 billion budget that narrowly passed with only Democratic votes.

06/29/2015

Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.  The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage Is ‘A Victory For America’

The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

An example of the women's tops being recalled by Lululemon. (credit: Lululemon.com)

Lululemon Recalls Women’s Tops With Elastic Draw Cords

The concern is that the cord can get caught on an object, get drawn out and snap back in someone’s face, causing injury, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

06/25/2015

Connecticut state Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Surgery Center Operator Worry About Planned ‘Provider Tax’

Operators of surgery centers across Connecticut were working Wednesday to persuade state lawmakers to scrap a new tax in the Democratic budget, which they claim will prompt some facilities to close.

06/24/2015

President Barack Obama pauses as he makes a statement on June 18, 2015, regarding the mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Charleston Massacre, Obama Again Sounds Gun Control Rallying Cry

CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller, who keeps records of such things, said Thursday marked the 14th time Obama had addressed the nation following a gun tragedy.

06/18/2015

Greenwich High School in Greenwich, Conn. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Greenwich Considering Later School Start Times

In Greenwich, the school is studying options for a schedule change following an online survey that found 77 percent of students in eighth to 12th grades and 75 percent of parents support a later start.

06/15/2015

Billy Ray Jones is charged in a 2010 shooting that killed Michael Williams in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Credit: Bridgeport police)

Man Charged In 2010 Shooting That Left Man Dead In Bridgeport, Conn.

A man was arrested and charged Friday in connection with a 2010 shooting that left a man dead in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

06/12/2015

Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

9 Shot At Bridgeport Housing Complex; 1 Woman Struck While Taking Bath

A man in his 40s has died, authorities said. They say an elderly woman was shot in the back while she was in the bath inside her apartment.

06/11/2015

A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Plane From Newark To Connecticut Lands Safely After Small Cockpit Fire

A United Express flight landed safely at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut Friday, after the pilot extinguished a small cockpit fire.

06/05/2015

The logo of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Millions Of Federal Employees May Be At Risk Of ID Theft After Massive Hack Of Gov Computers

The massive hack of U.S. government computers could put the entire federal workforce, including tens of thousands in the Tri-State area, at risk.

06/05/2015

Connecticut state Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Senate Leader Says GE May Be Using Conn. Budget As Layoff Cover

General Electric says the idea that it has been planning layoffs in Connecticut and plans to use the state’s just-passed budget as “cover” is completely untrue.

06/05/2015

A data breach may have compromised personal information for some 4 million federal employees. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials: Data Breach May Have Affected Up To 4 Million Current, Former Federal Employees

China-based hackers were being blamed Thursday for a data breach that may have left personal information vulnerable for current and former federal employees around the country.

06/04/2015

Connecticut state Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Senate Passes Budget Minutes Before Deadline

The vote came about a half-hour before the midnight adjournment Wednesday.

06/04/2015