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Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pete Rose To Manage Bridgeport Bluefish On June 16

Exiled baseball legend Pete Rose is returning to the bench in Connecticut — for one game only.

06/07/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Stolen Playground Signs Returned To Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims

Two police officers from Herndon, Virginia drove to Connecticut Wednesday, to return signs stolen from playgrounds built to honor two victims of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown.

06/05/2014

Police on the scene of a double shooting in Milford, Conn. on June 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspected Murder-Suicide Prompts School Lockdown In Milford, Conn.

The shooting took place on Midway Avenue at around 12:46 p.m., police said.

06/04/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Man Who Thinks Newtown Massacre Was A Hoax Charged With Stealing Memorial Signs

A Virginia man who believes the Sandy Hook school shootings were a hoax has been charged in the theft of two memorial signs in New Jersey and Connecticut – both dedicated to child victims of those shootings.

05/30/2014

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) addresses journalists in Budapest on January 31, 2014. (Credit: ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Calls For Gas Tax Hike For Infrastructure Upgrades

Connecticut and every other state in the nation is dealing with failing infrastructure – and no money to pay for repairs.

05/30/2014

School buses (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Driver, 13 Students Hurt In Greenwich, Conn. School Bus Crash

Thirteen high school students and a driver were injured Wednesday, when a school bus went out of control and hit a tree in Greenwich, Connecticut.

05/28/2014

New Milford Storm Eletrocution

Storms Rip Out Trees, Power Lines; Electrocute Man In Connecticut

The storms Tuesday claimed a life in New Milford, Connecticut, after devastating winds tore through the area.

05/28/2014

U.S. Coast Guard (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Still Missing After Canoe Sinks In Norwalk Harbor During Memorial Day Fishing Trip

Rescue crews headed out on Monday in search of a missing canoeist in Norwalk, Connecticut.

05/26/2014

U.S Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 2nd Annual Creativity Conference presented by the Motion Picture Association of America at The Newseum on May 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Connecticut Teen Says She Didn’t Expect Vice President Biden To Answer Prom Invite

A Newington, Conn., teen said she never expected Vice President Joe Biden to answer her invitation to her high school prom — seven months later.

05/19/2014

Chocolate milk (Sugar Bear/Wikimedia Commons)

Connecticut Seeks To Ban Chocolate Milk In Public Schools

Moo hoo. The Nutmeg State seeks to ban chocolate milk from public schools.

05/16/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: blumenthal.senate.gov)

Blumenthal Calls For Public Access To Cruise Ship Safety Records

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) joined colleagues from Massachusetts and West Virginia Saturday, in a call to make it easier for consumers to assess the safety record of the cruise ship they are about to board.

05/10/2014

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.)

Bill To Open Records Of Adults Adopted As Children After 1983 Reaches Malloy’s Desk

A new state law in Connecticut will make certain records available of adults who were adopted as children three decades ago.

05/10/2014

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

Connecticut Lawmaker Opposes Efforts To Limit Access To 911 Tapes

Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney says he opposes efforts to limit public access to emergency 911 tapes, despite recommendations from a task force created after the Newtown school massacre.

05/10/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Neighbors Shocked By Theft From Playground For Sandy Hook Victim, Taunting Call To Her Mom

Area residents were shocked Friday, after vandals not just stole a memorial to a child lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, but also called a victim’s mother and taunted her.

05/09/2014

Maren Sanchez (credit: Image via Facebook)

Family Of Teen In Prom Day Slay Thanks Supporters

The family of 16-year-old Maren Sanchez thanked supporters from all over who have reached out to comfort them.

05/03/2014

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