Gov. Dannel P. Malloy

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 Lawmakers Become First In U.S. To Approve $10.10 Minimum Wage

In a move that won the praise of President Barack Obama, Connecticut State lawmakers voted Wednesday in favor of raising the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017.

03/26/2014

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Winter Storm Blowing Into Tri-State Area

Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.

02/12/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: Getty Images)

Blumenthal: Con Ed Needs To Own Up For Metro-North Power Failure

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) was pushing Saturday for Con Edison to take responsibility for the power failure on the Metro-North New Haven line last month.

11/02/2013

Police Car - New Haven, CT (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

1 Dead, 5 Wounded In New Haven Strip Club Shooting

A woman was killed, and five other people were injured, in a shooting early Saturday at a strip club in New Haven, Conn.

10/26/2013

Metro-North News Conference

Slight Relief Coming For Metro-North New Haven Line Riders

The Metro-North Railroad on Sunday announced that some slight service improvements are on the horizon for New Haven Line for the start of the work week Monday.

09/29/2013

Metro-North Work

Con Ed: Temporary Power Fix Could Alleviate Some Woes On Metro-North

It has been a mess for anyone trying to ride the New Haven Line on the Metro-North Railroad, with the massive power outage earlier this week.

09/28/2013

Commuters wait at the Stamford station on Sept. 25, 2013 (credit: Weijia Jiang/CBS 2)

Metro-North Commuters To Feel More Pain On Morning Commute

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday advised commuters to plan for days of problems, after a power problem that left hundreds of commuters stranded during the morning rush.

09/25/2013

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 Dems Slam GOP Rival For Allegations Against Malloy

Connecticut state Democrats criticized potential Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and called for an apology Sunday, after he leveled several unsubstantiated conflict-of-interest allegations against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

09/15/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy surveys shoreline damage from Sandy (credit: Governor's Office)

Plans For Federal Sandy Aid Earmarked For Conn. Relief Effort Open For Comment

Two plans detailing how the state will spend $82.5 million in federal relief for damage caused by Sandy are now available for public comment.

05/29/2013

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

Limited Metro-North, Amtrak Service Resumes Between NY, New Haven

Limited Metro-North Railroad and full Amtrak train service resumed at around 3 p.m. Tuesday between New York and New Haven, according to the MTA.

05/21/2013

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

Report: Connecticut Man Arrested For Alleged Threats Against Gov Malloy

A Connecticut man has been arrested on charges of unspecified threats against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

04/20/2013

Members of the Connecticut Huskies celebrate. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Parade Scheduled For Sunday In Hartford To Honor UConn Women’s Basketball Team

It will kick off at 4 p.m. and begin and end at the State Capitol. And it will be followed by a rally, which is expected to include remarks from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, UConn coach Geno Auriemma and some players.

04/11/2013

FILE - A box of 9mm bullets and .223 rifle ammuntion sit on the counter at a store. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gun Control Laws, Rumors Have Ammo Flying Off Store Shelves

Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked.

04/05/2013

Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs new gun control bill into law on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Dannel Malloy Signs Sweeping Conn. Gun Control Bill Into Law

Malloy signed the bill at a ceremony Thursday alongside family members of some of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, several hours after it won approval in the General Assembly.

04/04/2013

(credit: Guillaume Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Senate OKs Gun Control Bills, Sends To House

Following a respectful and at times somber debate, the Senate voted 26-10 in favor of the bill crafted by leaders from both major parties in the Democratic-controlled legislature.

04/03/2013

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