- Authorities: Fatal hunting trip shooting was an accident Updated: Feb-11-16 5:45 am
ROCKLAND, Maine - Authorities say a Maine man who shot a Connecticut State Police trooper during a hunting trip in Texas is unlikely to be charged.
- Correction: Trooper-Hunting Accident story Updated: Feb-10-16 11:35 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - In a story Feb. 9 about a Connecticut State Police trooper's death in a hunting accident in Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of Cinco Ranch. It is about 150 miles southwest of San Antonio, not 20 miles west of Houston.
- Lawmakers mull changes at Connecticut DMV to improve service Updated: Feb-09-16 3:47 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - State lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are looking at ways that private entities, such as AAA, might improve service at the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles following a year of backlogs, long lines and other problems stemming from a major computer overhaul.
- Duff unveils bill allowing Tesla to sell cars to consumers Updated: Feb-09-16 3:12 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The majority leader of the Connecticut Senate announced Tuesday he's resurrecting legislation that would allow Tesla Motors and other electric vehicle manufacturers to sell cars directly to consumers.
- Merrill proposes automatic voter registration at DMV Updated: Feb-08-16 5:11 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Secretary of the State Denise Merrill wants people who are doing business with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles to be automatically registered to vote.
- Indian tribes say they haven't chosen casino site yet Updated: Feb-08-16 2:10 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The leaders of Connecticut's two federally recognized Indian tribes say they haven't chosen a site yet for a new, jointly run casino but are nearing "more intensive negotiations."
- Bill linking restraining orders to gun ban is resurrected Updated: Feb-06-16 9:03 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is reviving legislation that would bar people under a temporary restraining order from possessing firearms.
- Malloy wants responders to have overdose reversal drug Updated: Feb-05-16 2:00 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants Connecticut cities and towns to ensure emergency responders are equipped with overdose reversal drugs and trained to administer the medication.
- Gov. Malloy warns Connecticut needs major budget changes Updated: Feb-03-16 3:32 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued a somber warning to state lawmakers on Wednesday, cautioning that Connecticut's budget is not sustainable and that changes must be made to how the state crafts its budget to meet a "new economic reality" of shrinking revenues.
- The Latest: Unions warn against possible cuts to state jobs Updated: Feb-03-16 3:28 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Latest on the opening day of the Connecticut General Assembly (all times local):
- Bill adding historic Wright Flyer to Ohio seal to be heard Updated: Jan-27-16 1:45 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A proposal to add the historic Wright Flyer to Ohio's state seal is getting its first airing.
- 2 hospitalized after car submerges in Tolland County pond Updated: Jan-25-16 5:02 am
WILLINGTON, Connecticut - Police say two people were hospitalized after their car went off the road in Tolland County and was submerged in an icy pond over the weekend.
- State police responded to more than 150 crashes during storm Updated: Jan-24-16 3:13 pm
Connecticut State Police say they responded to more than 150 motor vehicle accidents across the state Saturday as a snowstorm hit the region.
- Task force to decide on law banning smoking in cars Updated: Jan-24-16 11:01 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A legislative task force is expected to decide whether to recommend that Connecticut lawmakers vote to ban smoking in vehicles when a child is inside.
- Correction: Brain-Injured Senator story Updated: Jan-21-16 10:02 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - In a story Jan. 20 about a car crash involving a Connecticut state senator, The Associated Press erroneously reported the date of the crash. It happened Jan. 14, not Dec. 14.
- Court upholds conviction of man who cited jury tampering Updated: Jan-19-16 4:33 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's highest court on Tuesday upheld a robbery conviction in a case that centered on separate U.S. Supreme Court rulings on jury tampering that have divided state and federal courts for more than 30 years.
- Judge: Troopers' use of force reasonable in suicide case Updated: Jan-19-16 10:55 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A federal judge has ruled that four Connecticut state troopers did not use unreasonable force when they fired non-lethal weapons at a firefighter just before he shot himself to death during a standoff.
- Connecticut lawmakers mull more state aid for police cameras Updated: Jan-17-16 11:54 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut legislators expect to revisit a law passed last year to encourage municipal police departments to equip officers with body cameras, after some police chiefs expressed concern over what they call the huge cost of storing camera recordings.
- Connecticut state senator hospitalized in one-vehicle crash Updated: Jan-15-16 1:53 am
WATERFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut state senator has been hospitalized following a one-vehicle crash.
- Opinions mixed about what GE move means for Connecticut Updated: Jan-14-16 2:31 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Criticism of Connecticut's business climate and policies came swiftly following the news that corporate giant General Electric would be moving its headquarters from suburban Fairfield to Boston.
- General Electric to move headquarters to Boston Updated: Jan-13-16 5:36 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - General Electric announced Wednesday it will move its headquarters to Boston, leaving the sprawling suburban Connecticut campus it has called home over the past four decades for a technology-rich city it says better fits its ambitions as an innovation leader.