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Bus rapid transit in New Delhi, India. (Credit: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Advances Plan For Bus-Only Corridor

The Connecticut Department of Transportation has launched a search for a firm to provide a ticket vending machine for CTfastrak, the planned bus-only corridor being built between Hartford and New Britain.

01/04/2014

Police at scene of Central Connecticut State University lockdown (Credit: Twitter/Will Bostic)

Student Charged In CCSU Gun Scare That Prompted Lockdown

The student’s mother told the Hartford Courant the incident was a misunderstanding, and friends of his said the samurai outfit he was wearing was his Halloween costume.

11/04/2013

New Britain RockCats tweet about the stunt (Credit: Twitter/ @RockCats

Minor League Team In Conn. Admits To Staging Rejected Marriage Proposal

In a video posted online, the woman being proposed to on the field replies, “I’m sorry, I can’t, I’m sorry” and then flees. The video has been viewed more than 600,000 times on YouTube and was the subject of several news stories.

08/07/2013

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

Connecticut Legislators Back Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

A proposal in Connecticut to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status has received the support of the governor, legislative leaders and mayors from across the state.

04/30/2013

Thomas Budrejko (credit: Department of Defense)

Gov. Malloy Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Fallen Conn. Marine

Lt. Col. Thomas Budrejko was killed when two military helicopters collided in Arizona last month.

03/16/2012

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

Connecticut Holding Training Conference After Rash Of Police Suicides

No one has a good explanation for why four Connecticut police officers killed themselves from April to June. For law enforcement officials gathering at a conference Wednesday, the most important question now is how to prevent others from taking their own lives.

08/10/2011

Mariano Cardoso (credit: CBS 2)

Deportation Halted For Connecticut College Student From Mexico

Mariano Cardoso said he felt relieved and honored that Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke up for him along with Gov. Dannel Malloy and Sen. Joe Lieberman.

04/26/2011

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New Britain High School Will Host Senior Citizens Prom

Hundreds of seniors in Connecticut will be getting all gussied up tonight.

04/14/2011

Connecticut puppets theft

Heartless: Thieves Steal $10,000 Worth Of Puppets From Conn. Home

To their owners, the puppets are priceless. They were used at charity performances and to entertain children in hospitals. But now those shows can’t go on without their stars.

03/25/2011