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A train car on Metro North's New Haven Line (Credit MTA/Metro North)

Connecticut Beefing Up Power On Metro-North New Haven Line

While keeping the pressure on Metro-North, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy says his state will install two transformers to replace the aging ones in Cos Cob.

02/02/2014

A woman shops for a gun.  (file/credit: Getty Images)

Judge Upholds Connecticut Gun Control Law

A federal judge has upheld Connecticut’s gun control law enacted last year following the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

01/30/2014

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)

Republican Tom Foley Announces Another Bid For Conn. Governor

The Republican from Greenwich who narrowly lost to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2010 announced his decision Wednesday at a VFW post in Waterbury.

01/29/2014

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Conn. Officials Announce Approval For 4 Medical Marijuana Producers

Four producers will operate facilities in West Haven, Portland, Simsbury and Watertown. The law was passed in 2012 and allows the use of marijuana for patients suffering from one of 11 specific debilitating illnesses whose doctors believe the treatment is appropriate.

01/28/2014

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton announced he will seek the Republican nomination for governor. (credit: Danbury Mayor's  Office)

Danbury Mayor Throws His Hat Into Ring For Gubernatorial Race

Mayor Mark Boughton announced in August he had formed a committee to explore a possible run for governor. He said he wanted to spend several months “testing the waters” before deciding.

01/08/2014

Gov. Dan Malloy is seen at his inauguration - Hartford, CT - Jan 5, 2011 - Photo: Governor's Office

Gov. Malloy: Connecticut Avoids ‘Big Snow Event,’ But Cold A Real Concern

Connecticut government offices were opening at 9:30 a.m. for non-essential state employees. But the governor downplayed any excitement over the winter storm. “You know what this is? It’s called winter,” Malloy said.

01/03/2014

FILE -- A man holds up a sign with with a depiction of an assault weapon. (credit: Getty Images)

GOP Lawmakers In Connecticut Want Gun Law Deadline Extended

Under the legislation that was passed in response to the Sandy Hook school massacre, state residents have until the end of Dec. 31, 2013 to register assault weapons as well as ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

12/30/2013

A pair of angel wings and balloons stand after being offered at a makeshift shrine to the victims of a elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 16, 2012. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Released On Sandy Hook Shooting Investigation

The prosecutor who led the investigation into the Newtown school shooting says it did not determine a motive for the Dec. 14 attack.

11/25/2013

Commuters board a train in Stamford, Conn. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Boosts Trains Running From Conn. To NYC

Metro North says trains will be operating at about 65 percent capacity beginning Wednesday with five additional peak trains. That’s up from 50 percent since the disruption began.

10/02/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces School Security Grants; Expert Wants Anti-Bullying Funds

Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.

09/19/2013

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC during the "March on Washington". (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Nation Marks 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

Organizers said sites in nearly every state rang their bells at 3 p.m. their time Wednesday or at 3 p.m. EDT, the hour when King delivered his speech in Washington.

08/28/2013

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton (credit: Danbury Mayor's Office)

Danbury Mayor ‘Testing The Waters’ For Possible Gubernatorial Run

On Wednesday morning, Mayor Mark Boughton sent out a cryptic, Bruce Springsteen-inspired tweet that said, “Tramps like us — Baby we were born to run.”

08/14/2013

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4 Bodies Recovered From Scene Of Connecticut Plane Crash

Four bodies have been recovered, after a small plane crashed in East Haven, Conn. – leaving two houses in flames.

08/10/2013

A portion of the new I-95 NB Q-Bridge that will temporarily carry I-95 SB. (credit: Conn. DOT/i95newhaven.com)

New Q Bridge Span Opens To Traffic In New Haven

The state Department of Transportation says work on the highways southbound was completed on Sunday instead of Monday, when it was expected to finish.

07/29/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces New Microgrid System To Keep Power On In Storms

The microgrids – small versions of electricity systems that generate, distribute and regulate the flow of electricity – were among numerous recommendations to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from a committee looking into the impacts of lengthy power outages after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and a freak snowstorm two months later.

07/24/2013

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