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August 26, 2014

Correction Commissioner Takes Job In New York City

by Staff Report | August 26, 2014 3:07pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo Connecticut Department of Correction Commissioner James E. Dzurenda will resign at the end of the month to take a job with the New York City Department of Correction.

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August 14, 2014

Connecticut Group Works on Racial Profiling With Issue on National Stage

by Hugh McQuaid | August 14, 2014 4:00pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo With the eyes of the nation on a racially-charged conflict between protesters and police in Missouri, a small group of Connecticut policymakers met Thursday to discuss their ongoing efforts to identify racial profiling during traffic stops.

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August 1, 2014

Child Advocate: Majority of 2013 Infant, Toddler Deaths Preventable

by Madeline Stocker | August 1, 2014 3:23pm

Scrrengrab A recently-released report from the Child Advocate Office determined that the majority of the 82 infant and toddler deaths that occurred in 2013 were largely preventable.

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July 16, 2014

Hartford Gun Buyback This Weekend

by Jhansi Katechia | July 16, 2014 2:40pm

Jhansi Katechia photo 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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June 23, 2014

State Prepares For Hurricane Season With Two-Day Drill

by Hugh McQuaid | June 23, 2014 3:28pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo 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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June 20, 2014

Senators Cite Increase in Accidents, Say Limit on Truckers’ Hours Should Stand

by Jhansi Katechia | June 20, 2014 9:31pm

Jhansi Katechia / CTNewsJunkie 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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Sandy Hook Commission Looks To Finalize Recommendations

by Hugh McQuaid | June 20, 2014 2:00pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo (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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June 17, 2014

New England Governors Meet to Discuss Better Monitoring of Prescription Painkiller Trafficking

by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2014 11:28pm

Madeline Stocker photo 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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June 16, 2014

Eighth and Final Veto

by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2014 2:32pm

CTNJ file photo 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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June 13, 2014

Connecticut Lawmakers Ask Retailers To Ban Guns In Stores

by Hugh McQuaid | June 13, 2014 2:14pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo 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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