by Jhansi Katechia | July 16, 2014 2:40pm
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and a group of local organizations are teaming up with the Hartford Police Department to offer a gun buyback program in an effort to get guns off of Hartford’s streets.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 23, 2014 3:28pm
State and local officials concluded a two-day emergency preparedness drill with utility companies Monday to practice responding to natural disasters like hurricanes.
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by Jhansi Katechia | June 20, 2014 9:31pm
MIDDLETOWN — The June 7 accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one person and injured comedian Tracy Morgan and several others should have been a wake-up call for Congress, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 20, 2014 2:00pm
(Updated 2:50 p.m.) The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission considered ideas for its final report Friday with members expressing frustration over shootings that have occurred since the Newtown shooting and doubts about what their report will do to stem that trend.
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by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2014 11:28pm
New England governors convened Tuesday in Massachusetts in an attempt to come up with a way to more effectively monitor cross-border prescription painkiller trafficking. The discussion was part of a strategy to stem a regional spike in heroin overdoses and abuse of other opioids.
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by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2014 2:32pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Monday that would require any police department that hires an officer from another police department to reimburse the first department for the cost of training.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 13, 2014 2:14pm
Citing shootings at stores and restaurants, members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation called upon retailers Friday to ask their customers to leave their guns outside.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 12, 2014 5:18pm
The former Illinois prosecutor Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 months ago to be Connecticut’s Victim Advocate announced his resignation Thursday.
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by Christine Stuart | June 9, 2014 3:39pm
HARTFORD — Dry erase boards will begin to replace paper at the Access Health CT call center to reduce the chance an employee will leave the office with customers’ personal information.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 5, 2014 4:03pm
The transgender youth known as “Jane Doe” may soon be transferred from the adult women’s prison where she’s been held since April to a private youth facility in Massachusetts, according to the Children and Families Department.
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