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Clock Ticking For Connecticut Lawmakers To Strike Budget Deal

Republicans, the minority party in both chambers, have a plan that calls for no new taxes and are frustrated that none of their lawmakers have been invited to budget talks.

05/27/2015

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Stamford Police: Man Posing As Utility Worker, Accomplice Steal $51K From Elderly Woman

A man claiming to work for the water company showed up at the woman’s front door saying he was there to check a leaky pipe, a service that would cost $50, police said.

05/26/2015

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Connecticut’s Pleasure Beach Reopens For 1st Full Summer In 19 Years

A barrier beach is reopening for its first full summer season in 19 years.

05/23/2015

Heavy Memorial Day traffic moves southbound along I-95 May 22, 2015. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Millions Hit The Road For Memorial Day Weekend

Tens of millions of drivers will be behind the wheel this Memorial Day weekend.

05/22/2015

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Connecticut Senate To Vote On Bill Banning Variable Electric Contracts

The Senate is expected to pass legislation banning variable-rate electric contracts for residential customers.

05/20/2015

Jorge Chicalana has been charged with manslaughter in the death of his 5-month-old son in 2014. (credit: Norwalk Police Department)

Bridgeport Father Charged After Autopsy Finds Alcohol In Baby’s Body

Jorge Chicalana was arrested Monday after a yearlong investigation into the death of the boy, who was not breathing when emergency workers responded to a 911 call.

05/19/2015

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Another Stamford HS Staffer To Be Fired After Teacher-Student Sex Scandal

It appears the assistant principal, Angela Thomas Graves, will likely be fired over the scandal.

05/16/2015

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Connecticut High School Committee Deems 6 Dresses Inappropriate For Prom

Shelton High School officials say their review of prom dresses this week has turned up just six that will not be allowed at Saturday’s dance.

05/15/2015

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Move Over Emma And Noah, Jacob And Sophia Are Top Baby Names In NY

Emma and Noah were the most popular baby names in the United States for 2014, but in New York? Fuhgeddaboutit.

05/14/2015

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Connecticut Business Leaders Say State Democrats’ Budget Plan Will Be A Disaster

Business leaders from Fairfield County heard from state lawmakers, Republican and Democrat, about their parties’ budget plans.

05/13/2015

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Connecticut Man Being Tested For Ebola After Returning From Liberia

After spending several months in West African nation, the man exhibited general symptoms of fever and muscle aches, doctors said.

05/13/2015

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2 Stamford High School Administrators Being Fired After Teacher-Student Sex Scandal

The shakeup comes in response to the conviction of former English teacher Danielle Watkins, who was sentenced to five years in prison for having sex with a student.

05/13/2015

Daniel Fischer (left) and Gregory Williams are accused of refusing to leave a temple in Westport, Connecticut as they protested a talk by the Israeli Defense Force. (Credit: Westport Police)

Police: Protesters Refused To Leave Conn. Temple, Forced School Lockdown

Four schools were put on lockdown in Westport, Connecticut Tuesday, amid concerns that two men protesting an Israeli Defense Force talk inside a temple might have been carrying a gun.

05/12/2015

Shelton High School Prom Dress Crackdown

Prom Crackdown: Connecticut High School Enforcing Minimum Modesty Rules

The move sent students at Shelton High School into a panic, since many had already bought their gowns.

05/12/2015

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Verizon Buys AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields.

05/12/2015