Connecticut

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.)

Conn. Chief State’s Attorney Backs Impartial Prosecutors For Police Shooting Cases

The top prosecutor in Connecticut plans to tell state lawmakers that steps have been taken to ensure fatal shootings by police are investigated by potentially impartial prosecutors.

03/19/2015

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Reward Announced In Case Of Dead Skunks With ‘Obama Stinks’ Sign In Connecticut

A reward of up to $5,000 was being offered Wednesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for two dead skunks found with a political sign in Fairfield, Connecticut.

03/11/2015

Cigarette Smoking (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Connecticut Reconsiders Ban On Smoking In Cars With Kids

Connecticut lawmakers are again considering a bill that would prevent people from smoking in a motor vehicle when there’s a young child inside.

03/11/2015

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Ridgefield, Conn. Man Pleads, Is Deemed Guilty In Death Of 15-Month-Old Son In Hot Car

A Connecticut man accused of causing his 15-month-old son’s death by leaving the boy in a hot car has entered a plea that has led to his being deemed guilty.

03/10/2015

A coyote chased this shepherd mix dog in Stamford, Connecticut recently, even though the dog is much bigger. (Credit: Karen Hart)

Coyotes Seen Going After Large Dogs In Stamford, Connecticut

Coyotes were attacking in Connecticut this week, with three reports of the animals hunting down dogs.

03/06/2015

The exterior of gunman Adam Lanza and his mother’s home at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, Conn. (Credit: Danbury State’s Attorney’s Office.)

Construction Company Offers To Demolish Newtown Shooter’s Home For Free

A construction company has offered to demolish at no cost the Newtown home of the Sandy Hook school shooter, a town official said Tuesday.

02/18/2015

A piece of property sitting across the New York and Connecticut state lines is at the center of a tax dispute. (Credit: CBS2)

Home Sitting On Conn-NY Line At The Middle Of Bizarre Property Dispute

A woman claims that she lost ownership of half of her house in an interstate property-tax dispute.

02/13/2015

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 To Billionaire Taxpayers: Please Don’t Leave State

In a state home to some of the richest Americans, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them — or, more accurately, keep the billions of dollars in revenue their income taxes generate.

02/09/2015

A Connecticut man has been fighting to collect his lottery winnings for almost 20 years. (Credit: CBS2)

Connecticut Man Continues Fight For Lotto Winnings After Barely Missing Deadline

You could call it a terrible misfortune for a man who won a lotto jackpot worth $5.8-million. Due to bad timing he’s never seen a penny of it.

02/05/2015

A suspect in the robbery of a bank in Greenwich, Connecticut who has been dubbed the 'Pixie Cut Bandit.' (Credit: CBS2)

Search On For Petite ‘Pixie Cut Bandit’ Who Robbed Greenwich, Conn. Bank

Police in Greenwich, Connecticut were on the hunt Friday night for an unusual bank robber.

01/30/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect -- seen in a black hat, black coat and red shirt -- in an unprovoked attack in Stamford, Connecticut. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Suspect Attacked Man For No Clear Reason In Stamford, Conn.

Police in Stamford, Connecticut were searching Wednesday for a suspect the said attacked a man for no apparent reason.

01/28/2015

The exterior of gunman Adam Lanza and his mother’s home at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, Conn. (Credit: Danbury State’s Attorney’s Office.)

Former Lanza House In Newtown, Conn. To Be Torn Down

Officials in Newtown, Connecticut have voted to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

01/21/2015

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Connecticut Brewery Under Fire For Using Gandhi’s Name

A brewery based in New Haven County, Connecticut apologized Monday to those offended by its use of Mohandas Gandhi’s name and likeness on one of its beers, but the beer remains on the market with the name.

01/05/2015

A surveillance image of the robbery of a Subway restaurant in Stamford, Conn. on Sunday, Dec. 27. (Credit: Stamford Police)

Group Brutally Robbed Subway Sandwich Shop In Stamford, Conn., Police Say

Police in Stamford, Connecticut released surveillance video of the attempted strong-arm robbery in a Subway sandwich shop.

12/30/2014

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Police: Man Caught At Norwalk Auto Yard Really Was Just Checking Locks

Police said it appears a Norwalk man was being truthful when he insisted he was just checking the vehicles to make sure they were locked.

12/27/2014

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