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Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: Getty Images)

Blumenthal Demands Answers From Feds About Controversial Guardrails

Earlier this week, a jury found Trinity Highway Products, the company that makes the guardrails, defrauded and misled government officials about its product.

7 hours ago

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Poll Shows Connecticut Governor Race Still Tight

Connecticut’s race for governor remains tight and many voters appear to dislike both major party candidates, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll.

10 hours ago

Texting and driving Big DL

Connecticut DMV Urges Safe Habits During National Teen Driver Safety Week

The Connecticut DMV is urging parents to emphasize the need to lay down strict driving rules for teens, stressing that using the phone while driving is a prohibitive as is drinking or speeding when behind the wheel.

10/21/2014

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Dannel Malloy, Challenger Tom Foley Address Municipal Leaders In Connecticut

Both candidates spoke at the annual convention of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities in Hartford. Representatives from more than 120 municipalities were expected to attend the event.

10/21/2014

Authorities say a man who stabbed passengers on a casino-bound tour bus on Interstate 95 in Connecticut was fatally shot by state police on Oct. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Police Stymied Finding ID Of Man In Casino Bus Stabbings

Connecticut State Police are stymied as they try to identify the man who slashed two passengers in a box-cutter rampage aboard a bus on Interstate 95 before he was fatally shot by a trooper

10/17/2014

Dr. Thomas Balsisac speaks about a patient being treated with Ebola-like symptoms at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Oct. 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Preliminary Test Results Show Patient At Yale-New Haven Hospital Does Not Have Ebola

A patient with Ebola-like symptoms being treated at Yale-New Haven Hospital has been placed in isolation in stable condition, hospital officials said Thursday.

10/16/2014

Police in Westport, Conn., believe this man stole cards containing cash from a wedding reception Oct. 11, 2014. (credit: Westport Police Department)

Westport Police: Man Posed As Wedding Guest, Stole Cards With Cash From Couple

The man, believed to be between 25 and 35 years old, fled the Longshore Inn just after 7 p.m. Saturday with a birdcage filled with wedding cards, many apparently containing cash for the couple, police said.

10/14/2014

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Consumer Expert: Use Caution When Paying With Debit, Credit Cards

There are some risks to using your debit or credit card in public places, said Howard Schwartz of the Connecticut Better Business Bureau.

10/13/2014

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South Windsor Official Wants To Speed Up Approval Process For State Roads Involved In Town Projects

One town manager in Connecticut complaining about the local road project program said waiting for the OK from the state of the feds is the problem.

10/10/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio At Ebola Roundtable: NYC Is Ready

The mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.

10/09/2014

Stamford High School English teacher Danielle Watkins is being held on bond after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. (Credit: Stamford Police Department.)

Stamford HS Admins Plead Not Guilty To Failing To Report Student-Teacher Relationship

The Stamford High School principal and vice principal both appeared in court Wednesday on charges they failed to report to a sexual relationship between a teacher and a study to authorities.

10/08/2014

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Connecticut Governor Race A Dead Heat

The survey of 1,085 likely voters, released Wednesday, indicates Republican businessman Tom Foley no longer holds a lead over Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy.

10/08/2014

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Astorino, Cuomo At Odds Over Possible Ebola-Fueled Travel Ban

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino called Tuesday for the U.S. to issue a travel ban from Ebola-affected countries, but Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo said the idea isn’t practical.

10/07/2014

A Connecticut Light & Power truck (credit: Michael Guerrera/WTIC)

CL&P Rate Hike Foes Include Public Officials, Customers

Drawing the most criticism is the utility’s plan to hike its monthly fixed charge — what consumers pay before they use a single kilowatt of electricity — from $16 to $25.50.

10/07/2014

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Police In Connecticut: Phone Scammers Posing As IRS Agents, Demanding Back Taxes

One recent victim received a phone call from someone claiming to be an IRS agent who said the man’s family owed $61,000 in back taxes but that the IRS would settle for $3,200, police said.

10/06/2014

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