- Bill creating private-sector retirement accounts passes Updated: Apr-30-16 8:30 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - With the help of Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Connecticut lawmakers have passed legislation creating a retirement savings program for eligible private-sector employees.
- Time running out on Connecticut legislative session Updated: Apr-30-16 8:11 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Time is quickly running out for Connecticut lawmakers to finish their work this legislative session, including a revised budget for the new fiscal year that's projected to be $960 million in deficit.
- Connecticut House votes to toughen school threats penalty Updated: Apr-30-16 7:26 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut lawmakers are moving closer toward imposing tougher criminal penalties against those who threaten schools.
- House Oks bill aimed at rooting out abusive teachers Updated: Apr-30-16 7:04 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Legislation that requires local and regional school boards in Connecticut to take additional steps to determine whether teacher candidates have a history of sexual misconduct or abuse involving children has cleared the House of Representatives.
- New York City man gets 60 years in 2008 Norwich killing Updated: Apr-30-16 5:10 pm
NORWICH, Connecticut - A New York City man convicted in the 2008 shooting death of a man outside a Connecticut bar has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.
- Body found in industrial area in Hartford Updated: Apr-30-16 2:03 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Police say a body has been found in an industrial area in Hartford.
- Former bookkeeper at veterans group gets prison for fraud Updated: Apr-30-16 12:30 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A Darien woman has been sentenced to prison for embezzling nearly $800,000 from a Connecticut veterans group.
- Registration opens for 28th annual Nutmeg State Games Updated: Apr-30-16 10:53 am
NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut - Organizers say they are expecting more than 7,000 athletes to participate in this summer's Nutmeg State Games.
- Visiting Syrian bishop to discuss Christians' persecution Updated: Apr-30-16 9:37 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A Syrian archbishop is visiting New Haven this weekend to talk about the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria.
- Malloy says budget deal unlikely; Democrats disagree Updated: Apr-30-16 12:24 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's state budget deficit problems got a little worse on Friday night and it appeared questionable whether a budget deal can be reached before the General Assembly adjourns.
- Bill allowing medical marijuana for kids clears Senate Updated: Apr-29-16 11:52 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A bill that that would allow minors with certain debilitating conditions to use Connecticut's medical marijuana program has cleared its final legislative hurdle.
- The Latest: Malloy says budget deal unlike by adjournment Updated: Apr-29-16 11:47 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Latest on budget deliberations between Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and legislative Democrats, who are trying to reach an agreement on how to cover a projected $960 million deficit in next fiscal year's deficit before the General Assembly adjourns Wednesday at midnight. (all times local)
- Connecticut votes to criminalize attaching weapons to drones Updated: Apr-29-16 10:14 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Those who attach weapons to drones in Connecticut could soon face a serious criminal penalty.
- Bill expands kids' right to sue in parent wrongful deaths Updated: Apr-29-16 7:43 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut minors whose parent was killed in a wrongful death incident would have the right to sue for loss of love and affection, just like a spouse, under a bill that's moving through the General Assembly.
- Research supports blaming warmer waters for lobster decline Updated: Apr-29-16 5:45 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut researchers found no pesticides in lobsters collected in Long Island Sound in late 2014, a new study has found, boosting evidence that warming water temperatures are the main culprit in a huge crustacean decline that has decimated the local lobster industry.
- Fate of $12 Connecticut minimum wage bill is questionable Updated: Apr-29-16 3:22 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - It's questionable whether a proposal by Senate Democrats to increase Connecticut's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020 will be acted on during this year's legislative session.
- Cops: Connecticut man arrested with loaded gun at NY airport Updated: Apr-29-16 2:28 pm
NEW YORK - Authorities say a Connecticut man has been arrested after they discovered he was carrying a loaded handgun during a security screening at LaGuardia Airport.
- 6 officers cleared of doing cavity search without warrant Updated: Apr-29-16 8:19 am
MERIDEN, Connecticut - A jury has cleared six Connecticut police officers of allegations that they conducted an illegal body cavity search on a man in 2011.
- Bridgeport man guilty of sexual assaults on granddaughter Updated: Apr-29-16 7:03 am
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A 64-year-old Bridgeport man is facing a sentence of more than 50 years in prison after being convicted of repeated sexual assaults on his young granddaughter.
- Bill requiring schools to adopt consent policies progresses Updated: Apr-28-16 8:49 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut is moving closer toward requiring public and private colleges and universities in the state to adopt clear policies regarding student consent to sexual activity.
- Tracking the flow of guns used in crime is inexact science Updated: Apr-28-16 5:35 pm
SMYRNA, Georgia - Adventure Outdoors is an 80,000-square-foot store with walls lined with long guns, cases packed with handguns and aisles jammed with all the accessories an avid outdoorsman would need: coolers, clothing, ammo. At the customer service counter is a government-issued poster that warns: "Don't lie for the other guy."
- New drug law leads to fewer people awaiting trial in jail Updated: Apr-28-16 2:55 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Changes in Connecticut's drug laws have cut in half the number of people in jail awaiting trial for simple drug possession, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration.
- Aetna tops Street 1Q forecasts, hikes 2016 forecast Updated: Apr-28-16 2:14 pm
Aetna's first-quarter earnings slid nearly 7 percent as enrollment dipped, but the nation's third-largest health insurer topped Wall Street expectations and hiked its 2016 profit forecast.
- Instagram videos lead to arrest in reckless driving case Updated: Apr-28-16 1:57 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Connecticut State Police say a man's own Instagram videos led to his arrest in a reckless driving investigation.
- Mumps outbreak reported at Sacred Heart University Updated: Apr-28-16 12:13 pm
FAIRFIELD, Connecticut - Sacred Heart University says eight people have been diagnosed with the mumps on campus since an outbreak was reported earlier this year.