HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut collected about $1.7 million during its first partial month of legalized online gambling and sports wagering, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Wednesday.
The figures represent the state's share of revenues collected Oct.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The bipartisan commission charged with redrawing the boundaries for Connecticut's congressional districts has decided to request a three-week extension so it can complete its work.
A Hartford, Connecticut, man was arraigned Wednesday on two counts of aggravated murder in the killing of two people in the rural Vermont town of Woodbury more than three years ago.
The attorney for Manuel Gomez, 32, entered not guilty pleas on his behalf during an appearance Wednesday in Vermont Superior Court in Barre.
EMPORIA, Va. (AP) — A Connecticut woman was one of two people killed when the car she was riding in was hit head-on by a car traveling the wrong way on Interstate 95 in Virginia during a police chase, according to Virginia State Police.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — In addition to preparing for snow storms or the new school year, Connecticut municipal leaders were urged Tuesday to ready their communities for a different type of challenge: how to manage conflicts over race, gender identity, religion and national origin.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday he does not plan to mandate booster shots for certain workers or reissue statewide indoor mask mandates in stores and restaurants. That's despite new COVID-19 infection numbers that are the highest in nearly a year and news of the omicron variant being identified in different parts of the world.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, the corporation that owns the Mohegan Tribe's various gambling enterprises, announced Monday it has completed the $1.5 billion in financing needed to develop the first stage of a casino and entertainment resort in South Korea.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Infowars host Alex Jones' lawyers are trying to get his free speech defense and other claims before a jury to argue that he is not liable for damages for calling the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax years ago.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A firm that invests in Bitcoin and blockchain technology companies is relocating its headquarters from New York City to Stamford and is expected to create more than 300 new jobs over the next five years, Gov.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new COVID-19 spike in Connecticut is more heavily concentrated in towns with low vaccination rates, recent data shows.
WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — For the second time in three days, state troopers in Connecticut have had a confrontation with someone on a major roadway.
In an incident late Sunday morning in the northbound lanes of Interstate 91 near Windsor, state police said that after a two-car accident occurred, the driver of one of the cars was standing outside the car and refused to move out of the roadway when directed by police.
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A New York City man is facing criminal charges after scuffling with Connecticut state troopers who tried to corral him on a highway, the state police said.
Troopers said they found the 27-year-old from Brooklyn crouching by a concrete barrier on a shoulder of the Merritt Parkway in Norwalk on Thursday afternoon.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A dozen nursing home residents died from COVID-19 in Connecticut over a recent two week period, which is the largest number since mid-August, new data released Friday showed.
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school district is turning to a limousine service company to help transport students to school because of a bus driver shortage that's been exacerbated by the pandemic.
NEW HAVEN, Conn (AP) — A former New Haven police officer has become the first officer in Connecticut to be permanently barred from law enforcement for “general misconduct” under the state's 2020 police accountability law that was passed in the wake of the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, which licenses youth summer camps across the state, is often unable to substantiate complaints from camp staff and parents that can range from children being left unattended to instances of inappropriate touching, according to a review of state records.
GRISWOLD, Conn. (AP) — Days after a Griswold mother was charged with suffocating her 6-week-old son, her own mother was also arrested in the infant's death, state police said Thursday.
Linda Kennison, 58, was being held on $250,000 bond after her arrest Wednesday on a charge of risking injury to a child.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Connecticut's 169 cities and towns are now in the red alert level, the state's highest of four levels for COVID-19 infections, according to state data released Wednesday as families gather for the Thanksgiving holiday.
WOODBURY, Vt. (AP) — A suspect has been identified in connection with the homicides of two people in Woodbury in 2018, Vermont State Police said.
A judge issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Manuel Gomez, 32, of Hartford, Connecticut, on charges of aggravated murder and first-degree arson in connection with the deaths of Carol Fradette, 29, and David Thompson, 48, at their homes in Woodbury, police said.
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A new association has been formed to ensure Black and other under represented communities will have an opportunity to participate in Connecticut's new legalized recreational marijuana industry, as state legislators had promised.
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A 62-year-old Connecticut inmate has died from complications from the coronavirus, the 22nd state prisoner death related to COVID-19 since the pandemic began last year, state officials said Wednesday.
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Peter Buck, whose $1,000 investment in a family friend's Connecticut sandwich shop in 1965 provided the genesis for what is now the world's largest restaurant chain — Subway — has died.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bipartisan committee of eight legislative leaders and one former lawmaker has voted unanimously for a new map that redraws the boundaries of the Connecticut Senate, accommodating the population growth that has occurred in the Stamford area.
GRISWOLD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been accused of killing her 6-week-old infant son by suffocating him with a blanket for 20 minutes and waiting hours before calling 911, state police said Tuesday.
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Cheyenne arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for maintenance work on Tuesday.
The nuclear-powered submarine with more than 140 crew members will be undergoing routine work in coming months to extend the 25-year-old vessel's lifespan, officials said.
The Connecticut Department of Correction, which has the lowest employee vaccination rate among executive branch state agencies at 65%, has seen a recent uptick in COVID-19 infections among staff and inmates, according to new state data.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the July 2016 death of a Connecticut man who was found in his car in the parking lot of a YMCA with a stab wound to the chest.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New data released Monday shows most K-12 school employees and state employees who were mandated to get vaccinated or else tested for COVID-19 are complying with Connecticut Gov.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is ramping up efforts to get older residents vaccinated with a COVID-19 booster shot by bringing special clinics to nursing homes, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Monday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says a health care company that received funds from his wife's venture capital firm and was contracted by the state to perform COVID-19 testing has not yet generated any profits.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is experiencing a more rapid increase in COVID-19 cases than any other state, according to the most recent statistics.
The state has averaged 738 daily cases over the last week, which represents a 116% increase over two weeks earlier, the Hartford Courant reported.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Connecticut's Geno Auriemma keeps pushing for Paige Bueckers and freshman Azzi Fudd to shoot more.
Games like Sunday are only going to make the Hall of Fame coach more persistent — especially considering how it helped the second-ranked Huskies grind through a tough tournament game against a ranked opponent.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Already facing higher fuel and salt prices, the state of Connecticut is looking for snowplow drivers to fill a shortage as winter approaches.
The state department of transportation is seeking to hire nearly 140 more drivers to address a 13% driver shortage, The Day reported.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Shon Mitchell threw two touchdown passes, Joe Zoppi kicked a 31-yard field goal on the final play, and Central Connecticut State defeated Saint Francis (Pa.) 24-21 on Saturday.
A woman who lived a seemingly quiet, normal life with her family in Florida for three decades was charged with murder Friday in connection with the 1986 killing of her infant son in Connecticut, according to police and her lawyer.
Hall of Fame basketball coach Jim Calhoun's first attempt at retirement lasted less than six years and the 79-year-old said Friday he's not expecting to spend his second one on a golf course.
Calhoun, who led UConn to three NCAA titles before hanging up his whistle the first time in 2012, stepped down Thursday as coach at Divison III Saint Joseph.
PLYMOUTH, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials believe nearly 40 drug overdoses across the state since July may be linked to marijuana laced with the powerful opioid fentanyl and are warning the public about the potential danger.
Jim Calhoun, who led UConn to three national titles, has retired again, this time from Division III Saint Joseph.
The 79-year-old Hall of Fame coach, who has struggled with stomach cancer and other ailments, said his health was not a factor in his decision to leave the former women-only school in West Hartford, Connecticut, after spending more than four years helping it establish a men's basketball program.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bipartisan committee of legislators voted unanimously Thursday for a new map that redraws the district boundaries for the Connecticut House of Representatives, reflecting the state's westward shift in population toward the New York border.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The idea of relocating a 1.5-ton (1,500 kg) statue of Capt. John Mason, located on the Connecticut State Capitol building, sparked strong opinions Thursday, with tribal leaders saying it's an affront to still have a marble figure of the man who led the 1637 massacre of the Pequot Tribe.
VERNON, Conn. (AP) — Anyone who got a COVID-19 vaccine more than six months ago should not consider themselves fully vaccinated, Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday as he urged Connecticut residents to get a booster shot.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Seven women who say they suffered excruciating pain after a nurse stole fentanyl for her personal use and replaced it with saline sued Yale University on Wednesday, alleging it of failing to safeguard its supply of the painkilling opioid at a fertility clinic.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man convicted in the 1999 killings of an 8-year-old murder witness and the boy's mother will not be getting out of prison anytime soon, a federal judge ruled Tuesday amid pleas by the victims' relatives and prosecutors to keep him locked up.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Dereon Seabron had a career-high 24 points, nine rebounds and three steals to help N.C. State beat Central Connecticut 79-65 on Tuesday night at the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Bryce Thompson scored 14 points, Moussa Cisse had 12 points and 11 rebounds and Oklahoma State beat UMass Lowell 80-58 on Tuesday night in the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The panel of state lawmakers charged with redrawing Connecticut’s legislative and congressional district lines has chosen another former state senator to be its ninth tie-breaking member after the group's original choice resigned.
WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged by state police with threatening Gov. Ned Lamont on Twitter said Tuesday that his words were being blown out of proportion and that he had no intent to harm anyone.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Labor unions filed a lawsuit Monday seeking collective bargaining rights for Connecticut National Guard members on active state duty ordered by the governor, saying they should be entitled to organize the same way as civilian state employees.
A Connecticut judge found Infowars host Alex Jones liable by default Monday in a defamation lawsuit brought by parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting over the conspiracy theorist's claims that the massacre was a hoax.