Transgender Bathroom Sign (file / credit: AP)

Connecticut House Passes Transgender Rights Bill

The bill would include “gender identity or expression” as a protected characteristic along with race, national origin, sex and other attributes under current state law. It now moves to the Senate.


Flowers are seen at a memorial at the scene of the crash where four teens were killed in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday in Griswold, Conn., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

16-Year-Old Driving In Crash That Killed Four Teens

State police say a 16-year-old was behind the wheel in a one-car accident that killed him and three other teenagers in eastern Connecticut.