December 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 7, 2016 5:04pm
SOMERS, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined Correction Department Commissioner Scott Semple at the Osborn Correctional Institute in Somers on Wednesday to tout his administration’s success in reducing crime and the prison population.
December 1, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 1, 2016 12:00pm
HARTFORD, CT - Proponents of funding a recovery high school in Connecticut are setting a goal of launching some sort of pilot program in time for the start of the 2017 school year.
November 28, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 28, 2016 2:28pm
EAST HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy expressed cautious optimism Monday about President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal to spend $1 trillion on improving America’s roads, bridges, and transportation systems.
November 23, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | November 23, 2016 3:00pm
In his election night speech, President-elect Donald Trump claimed, “I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all Americans, and this is so important to me.”
November 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2016 9:59am
HARTFORD, CT — According to a study by researchers at Duke, Yale, and the University of Connecticut, dozens of suicides have likely been prevented by a law that was passed following the mass shooting at the Connecticut Lottery in 1998 allowing police to temporarily remove guns from potentially violent or suicidal people.
November 4, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 4, 2016 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Speaker after speaker implored the Connecticut Sentencing Commission on Thursday to reform the state’s criminal justice and sentencing policies, but no testimony was as passionate as a former inmate, Yale Law School graduate and current public defender who called the current system “a complete farce.”
October 24, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 24, 2016 9:00am
GUILFORD, CT — Rep. Sean Scanlon, D-Guilford, got a little help from American Idol winner Nick Fradiani in promoting this year’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
by Jack Kramer | October 24, 2016 4:30am
October 19, 2016
by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | October 19, 2016 4:30am
At the end of September, Republican Donald Trump’s campaign paid a $37,000 bill for police overtime costs related to a rally he held in Bridgeport before the April 26 primary.
October 3, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 3, 2016 4:30am
Politicians in Eastern Connecticut believe they have the perfect solution to the controversial decision of where to put a state police gun range: at the existing National Guard firing range in East Haven.
Problem is East Haven isn’t crazy about that idea.