Fran Schneidau

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

Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

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

FILE -- A coyote (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

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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Report Finds Racial Disparities In Connecticut Traffic Stops

The report singles out five agencies for having “statistically significant” racial or ethnic disparities in their data and says further investigation is warranted.

04/07/2015

Ticks (file/credit: Getty Images)

Untreatable Virus Found In Ticks In Southern Connecticut

The Powassan virus has symptoms that are similar to those of Lyme disease, including headache, nausea and fever.

04/07/2015

I-95 in Bridgeport, Conn (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Connecticut Weighs Privatizing Highways For Toll Collection

Proponents of the idea like the idea that the private contractors who lease highways would not only collect tolls, but also maintain the highways. The downside, state Rep. Gail Lavielle believes, would be inevitable toll hikes.

04/06/2015

A case containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Allowing Medical Marijuana For Children

Recently, several parents and their young children testified before lawmakers in Hartford on the need to eliminate the 18-year-old age restriction.

04/06/2015

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Stamford Man Charged In Fatal Beating Of Mother Over Medication

A 76-year-old Stamford woman who police say was severely beaten by her son has died.

03/27/2015

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