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

Political Analyst: What Each Connecticut Gubernatorial Candidates Need To Do To Win Debate

In Connecticut, Gov. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley square-off Wednesday in their first debate.

08/27/2014

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

AARP, Blumenthal Fight Proposed CL&P Rate Hike

A fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut’s largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.

08/26/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut To Dedicate $25 Million More Toward Bridge Upgrades

Gov. Dannel Malloy explained that in many cases the additional funds will help pay for up to half the cost of the bridge repairs.

08/25/2014

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Connecticut Lawmaker Pushes To Repeal Prisoner Early Release Program

Hapgood had an extensive history of violent crimes was released from prison, got high on a toxic mix of drugs and stabbed his baby niece to death.

08/22/2014

Richard Garrison (credit: Darien Police Department)

NYC Man Faces Charges In 2011 Connecticut Jewelry Store Robbery

A New York City man has been arrested in connection with a Connecticut jewelry store robbery three years ago, after police said his DNA was found on a glove in the getaway car.

08/22/2014

Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

Toddler Hot Car Death In Ridgefield, Conn., Ruled Homicide

There was no immediate word from the state’s attorney’s office on whether the boy’s father, Kyle Seitz, will be charged.

08/21/2014

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

Political Analyst: Cross-Endorsements Could Decide Conn. Governor’s Race

Third-party cross-endorsements could be key to both Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy, a political analyst says.

08/20/2014

Stefan Pryor

Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor Stepping Down

Connecticut’s Education Commissioner is stepping down and Gov. Malloy has chosen Stefan Pryor as the new education commissioner.

08/19/2014

Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

New Haven Police Search For Gunman After Stray Bullet Kills Man In Basement

Police in New Haven are asking for any information about a stray-bullet shooting that killed a man inside his home Sunday morning.

08/18/2014

Woman killed in boating accident in Greenwich (CBS 2)

Conn. Lawmakers Push To Increase Legal Age To Operate Boat Following Greenwich Tragedy

The recent Greenwich boating tragedy has lawmakers in Connecticut wondering if the legal age for driving a powerboat should be raised.

08/15/2014

Beachgoers hit Long Beach, Long Island. (credit: Getty Images)

Global Warming Expert: Unless Habits Change, Northeast Will Feel Like Deep South

Mike Hoffmann, head of Cornell University’s Agricultural Experiment Station said that while most people say they are aware of global warming, not many are changing habits to stem the tide.

08/14/2014

Tom Foley, former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and businessman, has announced he'll run again as a Republican for governor of Connecticut. He's seen here debating eventual Gov. Dannel Malloy on Oct. 5, 2010 in Hartford. (redit: John Woike-Pool/Getty Images)

Analyst: Foley Must Broaden Base, Be Detailed In Rematch Vs. Malloy

In Tuesday’s primary, Foley, a Greenwich businessman and a former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, defeated Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield.

08/13/2014

Connecticut GOP gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley, left, and John McKinney (credits: Getty Images and Sen. John McKinney's Office)

Connecticut Republicans Pick Tom Foley As Malloy’s November Challenger

The contest between Greenwich businessman Tom Foley and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield for the GOP nomination is the marquee race in this year’s primary.

08/12/2014

Michael Skakel in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors File Appeal To Reverse Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel’s Release

Prosecutors filed an appeal Friday seeking to reinstate Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s conviction on a charge of fatally bludgeoning neighbor Martha Moxley with a golf club in 1975, when they were both 15.

08/08/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Sen. Chris Murphy, Pennsylvania Congressman Team Up To Generate Rail Line Funding

Teaming up with an out-of-state Republican congressman, Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut is embarking on a plan to generate funding for the Northeast Corridor Rail Line, WCBS 880’s Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

08/07/2014

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