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Connecticut Lawmaker Wants To Move Forward With New Stamford Parking Garage

As one of the older parking garages at the Stamford Transportation Center crumbles, a new garage is needed now more than ever, a state lawmaker says.

04/22/2015

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Connecticut Senator Pushes For Eradication Of Plastic Grocery Bags

On Earth Day, Connecticut officials are pushing for an effort to ban plastic bags in the state.

04/21/2015

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Connecticut Looks To Tighten Boating Laws After Death Of Greenwich Teen

Sen. Scott Frantz, R-Greenwich, is pushing for a law that would require boating operators to be at least 16 years old and to have a solid background in towing and boating safety.

04/21/2015

Gov. Dannel Malloy speaks during his inauguration on Jan. 7, 2015. (credit: Jessica Hill/Pool Photo)

Gov. Malloy Lauds Job Creation Numbers In Recent Report

Gov. Dannel Malloy believes the state is now well poised to recover some of the growth lost in the so-called “Great Recession.”

04/20/2015

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 Bill Would Fine Some Businesses Not Paying Workers $15 An Hour

A bill being considered in Hartford calls for fines of $1 an hour for every worker on the job who’s earning less than $15.

04/20/2015

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.)

Local Leaders Fear State Budget Cuts In Conn Will Take A Toll On Cities, Towns

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is watching the situation at the capital carefully. He said cuts by the state could have a dramatic impact locally.

04/17/2015

An exterior view of an Anthem Health Insurance facility on February 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. About 80 million company records were accessed in what may be among the largest healthcare data breaches to date. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Connecticut AG Urges Anthem Data Breach Victims To Sign Up For Free Credit Monitoring

The Anthem data breach last February has customers concerned their stolen info may be used, or may have been used, to file fraudulent tax returns.

04/17/2015

FILE -- An orchid lei is drapped to the side of the USS Oklahoma memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  (credit: Getty Images)

Pentagon Plans To ID Remains Of Hundreds Killed In Pearl Harbor

On Tuesday, the Pentagon announced it would exhume and attempt to identify the remains of 388 sailors and Marines who were buried as unknowns after the war.

04/15/2015

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Stamford Train Station Parking Garage Closed Due To Chunks Of Falling Concrete

Expect traffic delays around the Stamford Transportation Center Tuesday morning as a garage with hundreds of parking spaces was suddenly closed Monday.

04/14/2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks off stage after taking part in a discussion at the Center for American Progress in Washington on March 23, 2015. (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Republican Field Against Hillary Clinton Grows Larger As Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Enters Race

On Monday, the Republican field against Hillary Clinton, who officially entered the race Sunday, grew even larger with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio launching his campaign.

04/13/2015

FILE -- Metro-North crews work on Dec. 3, 2013, to rebuild tracks that were damaged in a train derailment in the Bronx two days earlier. (Credit: MTA)

Audit: Metro-North Repair Crews Get Little Supervision

A transportation official says railroad maintenance crews get little or no supervision and fail to document their work on the commuter line where six people died in a fiery crash in February.

04/13/2015

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Ridgefield Man Avoids Jail Time In Hot Car Death Of 15-Month-Old Son

Kyle Seitz received a conditional discharge and was spared prison time and probation at his sentencing Thursday in Danbury Superior Court.

04/09/2015

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Pet Owners On High Alert After Coyote Attack In Darien, Conn.

A recent coyote attack involving a dog in Darien, Conn., has pet owners on alert.

04/09/2015

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Defaced Painting Featuring Mother Teresa Among Pro-Choicers To Remain Hanging At Trumbull Library

Police in Trumbull, Conn., have closed the case into who defaced a painting that hangs in the town library after being unable to pinpoint exactly who did it.

04/08/2015

Head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies cuts the net after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 63-53 during the NCAA Women's Final Four National Championship at Amalie Arena on April 7, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Elite Company: UConn’s Auriemma Matches Wooden With 10th NCAA Title

“I’ll let the people who write the history decide where I fit in,” Geno Auriemma said after leading UConn’s women to a third straight championship Tuesday night.

04/08/2015

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