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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

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 House Passes $40B Budget After Pulling All-Nighter

It now heads to the Senate, which by law must act on the package by midnight when the General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn for the summer.

06/03/2015

Connecticut state Sen. Toni Boucher (Credit: CTSenateRepublicans.com)

Connecticut Lawmakers Set To Vote On Revised Budget Plan

Rank-and-file members of the House of Representatives were learning details of the new revisions Tuesday morning.

06/02/2015

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 Pass Bill Making It Easier For Transgender People To Change Birth Certificates

Advocates say the course of care for transgender people does not always involve surgery.

06/02/2015

FILE -- U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes Calls On Congress To Help Replace I-95 Bridge In Stamford

The senator said Congress has been funding repairs for the Stamford bridge and other spans nationwide in piecemeal fashion.

06/01/2015

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 Plan To Vote Monday On Budget Deal

Rank-and-file Connecticut lawmakers will be briefed Monday on a tentative two-year budget agreement reached between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly’s Democrats early Sunday.

05/31/2015

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As Temperatures Soar, Connecticut Utility Working To Prevent Power Outages

In an effort to boost reliability, Eversource Energy has been installing new equipment and checking substations and power lines.

05/27/2015