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FILE -- A person waits to cross the street during a rain storm in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Storms Bring Heavy Rain, Wind To Much Of Tri-State Area

Round two of wet weather settled over parts of the Tri-State Area on Thursday evening, pushing monthly rainfall totals within reach of the history books.

06/13/2013

Lyoto Machida kicks Dan Henderson in their light heavyweight bout during UFC 157 at Honda Center on Feb. 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California, an example of mixed martial arts. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Connecticut Legislature Lifts Ban On Mixed Martial Arts

Though some matches are currently permitted at Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos, national promoters and venues in Hartford and Bridgeport have campaigned for years to host the fights.

06/06/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmakers Pass Bill To Keep Sandy Hook Photos Private

The negotiated bipartisan legislation came after days of closed-door talks and speculation about whether an agreement could be reached before the Wednesday’s midnight adjournment.

06/05/2013

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.)

Conn. Transportation Advocate Blasts New Budget For Diverting Funds

The 19-mile backup into the city came just hours after state lawmakers voted to divert nearly $76 million from the state transportation fund to balance the newly approved budget deal.

06/04/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / credit: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Conn. State House Approves Budget Deal

Connecticut’s House of Representatives early Sunday morning approved a state budget deal reached between legislative Democrats and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that expands gambling in Connecticut and shifts about $6 billion in mostly health care spending for the poor from under the state’s constitutional spending cap.

06/02/2013

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 House Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The House voted 89-53, with eight lawmakers not voting, to pass the bill. The vote came nearly a week after the state Senate approved the legislation.

05/30/2013

Sample Connecticut Driver's License (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut State Senate Approves Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

The state Senate approved legislation early Thursday that would allow immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of their legal statuses.

05/30/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Malloy: Outline Agreed To For New Connecticut Budget

“There’s still work to be done in the next day or so but we’re going to have a budget,” Malloy told reporters Tuesday.

05/28/2013

Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

05/20/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line train (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Metro-North Service Plans & Tips For New Haven Line Commuters

Here’s a look at what commuters can expect Monday as the work week gets under way and beyond.

05/20/2013

Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

NTSB Probes Connecticut Metro-North Derailment That Injured 60

Investigators have begun their probe — and have not ruled out foul play — following the derailment and collision of two crowded Metro-North trains in Connecticut.

05/18/2013

Two Metro-North trains collided in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 17, 2013. (credit: Helen Dodson)

Metro-North Trains Involved In ‘Major Derailment’ In Conn., Dozens Injured

About 700 people were on board the trains when one heading east from New York City’s Grand Central Station to New Haven derailed about 6:10 p.m. just outside Bridgeport, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.

05/17/2013

Mayor Bloomberg, Gov. Malloy meet at City Hall, May 15, 2013. (credit: Spencer T. Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Conn. Gov: ‘Guns Aren’t Making You Safer In Your House’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg met Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at City Hall to discuss Connecticut’s new gun control law.

05/15/2013

President Barack Obama tells jokes poking fun at himself and others during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dinner is an annual event attended by journalists, politicians and celebrities. (Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images)

Gov. Malloy Writes Personal Check To Cover Trip To WH Correspondents’ Association Dinner

Malloy spokesman Andrew Doba said Thursday the Democratic governor wrote a personal check to reimburse the magazine “to remove a needless distraction when there are far more important public policy issues to deal with.”

05/02/2013

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

Gov. Malloy Promises No New Taxes Amid Projected Half Billion Dollar Revenue Deficit

Lower than anticipated revenue is to blame, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes.

05/01/2013

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