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HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is open to suggestions about his proposals to “streamline” the Office of Governmental Accountability, but continues to believe his ideas could save money while preserving the independence of the state’s watchdog agencies, his spokesman said Friday.
HARTFORD — Lawmakers are considering repeal of the controversial early release program for prison inmates.
The Journal Inquirer has filed a lawsuit accusing the Hartford Courant of engaging in predatory pricing and a concerted effort to run its competition out of business.
A Worcester man turned himself in at state police Troop C in Tolland on Wednesday on an arrest warrant stemming from a double fatal accident on Interstate 84 in Union last April, state police said.
HARTFORD — The state’s mental health commissioner says mentally ill people wrongly face discrimination in employment and housing, but it’s not discriminatory to ban them from owning guns.
Health officials say owners of private wells should have them tested for arsenic and uranium since the hazardous substances have been found in groundwater in towns across the state, including Somers.
WINDSOR LOCKS — A standing-room-only crowd of more than 200 got bad news at Wednesday’s hearing on air traffic noise: many don’t qualify for a free federal program to sound-proof their homes.
Applications for gun permits have jumped in Newtown since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, while gun sales across the U.S. surge as owners worry about new limits on weapons.
CARNEYS POINT, N.J. — The ruddy-cheeked, camouflage-clad boy in the photo smiles out from behind a pair of glasses, proudly holding a gun his father gave him as a present for his upcoming 11th birthday.
ENFIELD — A group of concerned students, parents, and residents rallied at Town Hall on Monday to express their displeasure with the Security Committee’s recommendation to put armed guards in the town’s 10 schools.
MANSFIELD — A local woman was fatally injured after her car rolled down an embankment on Route 32 on Sunday night, state police said.
Spring may be a day away, but winter is holding on as a late-season storm covered the state with anywhere from 3 to 7 inches of wet, slushy snow, according to an Accu-Weather report.
A late winter storm is expected to begin tonight and persist into Tuesday, bringing as much as 2 to 8 inches of snow in some parts of the state, along with sleet, wind, and a reminder that even though spring begins Wednesday winter is not giving up.
FAIRFIELD — The town will receive $2.88 million for pension fund losses tied to imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff’s fraud scheme.
NEW YORK — Years of newsroom cutbacks have had a demonstrable impact on the quality of digital, newspaper, and television news and in how consumers view that work, a study released today found.
NEW YORK — An Algerian man who pleaded guilty to rare state-level terrorism charges that he plotted to blow up New York City synagogues has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
HARTFORD — The city agreed five years ago to donate a used fire truck to a sister city in Jamaica, Morant Bay, and the truck was sent to the Caribbean.
After prison guards were assaulted in two prisons this week, union officials say they want answers.
Manchester Community College will host its 25th annual Regional Job Fair on Friday, March 22, according to state labor Commissioner Sharon M. Palmer.
Three people in Manchester were injured Friday while using snow blowers, including one person on Oakland Street whose fingers were severed while clearing the blower’s blades of the heavy snow, according to fire officials and an emergency call.