The Judiciary Committee voted 35-3 on Wednesday to uphold last year’s decision by State Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr., who denied Nash’s request to sue the state for $150 million.
Lt. Diedrich Hohn said an early morning raid revealed hundreds of images downloaded onto the computer operated solely by 35-year-old Oziel Mazariegos.
Safety advocates are lobbying now for a total ban on driver phone use, pointing to studies that headsets do not reduce drive distraction.
A woman disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack appealed Friday for permission to pursue a $150 million lawsuit against the state, appearing before lawmakers to argue that officials knew the animal was a threat and failed to take action.
The city of Stamford has started testing 5,000 wells in its post northern area. Many of the wells are tucked away in the basements of homes far from public water systems.
Nash contends the state had the authority and obligation to seize the dangerous animal. But a state commissioner last year dismissed Nash’s request for permission to sue the state government for $150 million.
An Amtrak train got stuck – reportedly for over four hours – in Cos Cob, Conn. Tuesday, and passengers sounded off about it on Twitter.
Over the first six months of 2013, the percentage of serious crimes and property crimes dropped 3.5 percent compared with the same timeframe in 2012.
Police in Stamford are warning residents about recent phone scams. Susan Grant at the Consumer Federation of America said it’s a frequent scam and any demand for money by unusual means is a dead giveaway.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
When prosecutors announced the case against Mathew Martoma in November 2012, they said it may be the most lucrative insider trading scheme of all time.
Police in Stamford were looking for a couple who allegedly attacked an 85-year-old woman in the parking garage at the Stamford Town Center.
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County gave away more than 15,000 turkeys last year, but the number is much lower this year.
The Philippines’ main disaster response agency raised the death toll Friday to 3,621, up from the previous figure of 2,360. Most of the casualties occurred on Leyte and Samar islands. It said 1,140 people are missing and more than 12,000 injured.
At least nine break-ins from Wednesday night through early Thursday morning were reported within a small area, according to Stamford Police Chief Jon Fontneau.