Conn. Lawmakers Look To Combat Growing Heroin CrisisDemocratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty hosted the "Community Conversation on Heroin,'' at Waterbury City Hall.
Dr. William Petit Approached By GOP Officials To Run For CongressPetit's wife and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion in Cheshire.
Malloy Wants Plan To Compensate Metro-North CommutersGov. Dannel P. Malloy said he's expecting a plan from the Metropolitan Transit Authority and Metro-North Railroad to reimburse Connecticut commuters for the lack of service caused by a failed high-voltage feeder cable.
Newtown Congresswoman Proposes Incentives To Get Donations To Build New SchoolUnder the proposal, defense contractors that make financial or in-kind donations to help rebuild elementary or secondary schools affected by violent or traumatic events would receive preference for Department of Defense contracts.
Conn. Lawmakers Want Federal Funds To Tear Down, Rebuild Sandy HookNewtown, Conn. officials decided last week to tear down and rebuild Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Vice President Biden Speaks At Gun Violence Conference In DanburyVice President Joe Biden was among the officials in Danbury on Thursday looking into ways to reduce gun violence in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.