| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:54 PM
HARTFORD -- In a potential compromise, the state's Task Force on Victim Privacy and the Public's Right to Know is now looking at allowing limited, supervised public access to crime-scene photos and videos of the Newtown massacre and other crimes involving...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The marijuana landscape, both in Connecticut and across the nation, is changing kind of fast these days:
- A state legislative committee last week put its final stamp of approval on proposed regulations for Connecticut's new medical marijuana system....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:18 PM
One of the signs that you have a real substance problem is that you start having blackouts. You wake up in a Beefeater's uniform, clutching a pink and green pinwheel and a heavily underlined copy of "Naked Lunch" … and having no idea of how this...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:21 PM
If anyone’s wondering why GOP lawmakers in this day and age are so reluctant to vote for what most Americans consider sensible gun control, consider what’s happening in this moderate state of ours, home of the Newtown gun massacre.
| May 1, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Senate voted Tuesday to approve Sunday alcohol sales in supermarkets and package stores, leaving Indiana as the only state with an across-the-board ban on Sunday sales.
After a debate that lasted just more than an hour, the Senate voted 28-6, with...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Embattled East Haven police chief Len Gallo announced his retirement Monday, although the head of the town's police commission said he wants Gallo fired so he can't collect unused vacation and sick time that could total more than $100,000.
A Latino group...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Both chambers of the state legislature voted Wednesday night in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building and create 300 direct...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Retiree Duane Billington fought for 18 months against Jackson Laboratory’s plan to expand in Florida, and he was relieved when the proposal was finally withdrawn in the Sunshine State.
The former engineering technician and civic activist became a...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:14 PM
State legislators expressed both high praise and sharp skepticism Thursday during day-long hearings as they debated the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory's plan to bring 300 jobs to Farmington over the next 10 years.
The proposal represents the centerpiece of...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 2:53 PM
A Republican state senator is criticizing the Malloy administration for failing to release documents outlining the agreement between the state and the Jackson Laboratory that intends to bring 300 jobs to Farmington.
Sen. Leonard Fasano, the second-...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Retiree Duane Billington fought for 18 months against Jackson Laboratory's plan to expand in Florida, and he was relieved when the proposal was finally withdrawn in the Sunshine State.
The former engineering technician and civic activist from Naples,...