Some Conn. State Lawmakers Have Doubts About Letting Chimp Attack Victim SueSome Connecticut lawmakers have expressed doubts about giving a woman mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 the right to sue the state for $150 million.
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.
Gov. Dannel Malloy Signs Sweeping Conn. Gun Control Bill Into LawMalloy 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.
With Death Penalty Repealed, Conn. Lawmaker Concerned About Future CasesThe death penalty has been officially abolished for future cases in Connecticut, but Sen. John Kissel says the decision will only hinder the way the state deals with the most hardened and heinous of criminals.
Conn. Death Penalty Repeal Bill Passes In Senate, Moves On To House State senators voted 20-16 in favor of a death penalty repeal bill after about 11 hours of impassioned floor debate.