| Oct 8, 2010
| 12:24 PM
It seemed that the flap over some judges' decision not to take unpaid furlough days had died down in the past week: The Judicial Branch's announced last Friday that all but a few of the 26 state jurists who didn't take furloughs in the past year had...
| Apr 4, 2010
Domestic violence victims terrified that their tormentors will ignore protective orders and attack them again will get some security through a new state program using GPS monitors to track the movement of high-risk offenders.
The $140,000 pilot program,...
| Apr 4, 2010
Tyler Owen Griffin, a 19-year-old Marine lance corporal from Voluntown, was recently killed in Afghanistan.
Voluntown First Selectman Ronald Millovitsch said he spoke to Griffin's stepfather, who confirmed that his stepson had...
| May 8, 2010
The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals.
On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
| Jun 6, 2010
Stephen M. Smith decided to undergo throat surgery to remove a spot on his esophagus — a spot that he feared could become cancerous.
As he walked into St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford on July 3, 2008, Smith and his wife, Benay,...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 4:17 AM
Gov. M. Jodi Rell on Monday signed a domestic violence reform bill that she said would help prevent abuse and assist victims by "strengthening numerous programs in criminal justice, social services and education."
Using $140,000 in federal stimulus...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 5:58 AM
Former Stamford, Conn., Mayor Dan Malloy is moving ahead with plans to form a transition team in anticipation of becoming Connecticut's next governor after the secretary of the state said he won Tuesday's election.
But Republican businessman Tom Foley...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 10:20 AM
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado briefly touched down in the area of Main Street in Bridgeport about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the agency's website.
The tornado, with winds of 100 mph, also hit Nichols Street and Cedar...
| Oct 26, 2010
This summer, new health insurance programs aimed at people with preexisting medical conditions began accepting applications around the country. The plans target one of the key promises of the health-care overhaul: Everyone, even people with checkered...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 12:44 PM
Unofficial results posted on Connecticut's secretary of the state's website show Democrat Dan Malloy edging out Republican Tom Foley in the governor's race by 5,644 votes.
The results were posted Friday shortly after police delivered paper copies of...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:42 PM
Republican Tom Foley conceded the gubernatorial election Monday to Democrat Dannel Malloy, saying that various problems with voting in Bridgeport were not enough to overturn the outcome of the race.
The official results show that Foley lost by more...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 4:57 PM
Bridgeport legislators on Thursday began a campaign to pressure Gov.-elect Dan Malloy to negotiate a settlement in a 5-year-old lawsuit that calls for overhauling the way the state pays for its public schools.
At the core of the suit, Connecticut...