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White House Fires Back At Malloy Over Immigration

It didn't take long for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to get the White House to pay attention to Connecticut's stand on enforcing immigration laws. At a press briefing Thursday afternoon, White House press secretary Sean Spicer questioned whether Malloy understood "our entire rule of law" when he told school...More

  • UConn Women: No Kia, No Problem As Huskies Hit No. 102

    UConn Women: No Kia, No Problem As Huskies Hit No. 102

    She sat on the bench for the final game at the XL Center this season, taking her place with the transfers who have watched from that spot all season. Kia Nurse, her right foot in a protective walking boot, was next to Batouly Camara and Azura Stevens. She offered instruction from her seat, always...

  • Malloy Signs Executive Order To Strengthen Protection of Transgender Students

    Malloy Signs Executive Order To Strengthen Protection of Transgender Students

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy strengthened Connecticut's protection of transgender students in public schools Thursday, signing an executive order that he said ensures their rights. Malloy's order came the day after President Donald Trump's decision to rescind federal protections allowing transgender students...

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  • Woman Dies In Canton Crash

    Woman Dies In Canton Crash

    A local woman died on Wednesday after being in a car crash with a bus earlier that day, police said. According to police, the accident happened on Dowd Avenue near the intersection with Dunham Road at 12:24 p.m. When officers arrived they found the car and the bus off the roadway. Helen Ricard,...

  • Canton Woman, 78, Dies After Collision CTtransit Bus

    An elderly woman was killed in the town Wednesday when her car collided with a CTtransit bus, according to Canton police. Helen Ricard, 79, of Canton, was driving in the area of Dowd Avenue and Dunham Road at about 12:25 p.m. when her vehicle wrecked with the state Department of Transportation...

  • Troopers Are Focus Of Wethersfield Investigation After Report Of Assault

    Troopers Are Focus Of Wethersfield Investigation After Report Of Assault

    Two state troopers are the focus of a criminal investigation by Wethersfield police after a man reported that he had been assaulted in town over the weekend, police said. Wethersfield police Thursday afternoon released a brief report that indicates it was a call from St. Francis Hospital and Medical...

  • Police: Woman Lied About Sexual Assault By Sacred Heart Student

    Police say a New York woman lied when she reported that she was sexually assaulted by two men, one of whom was a Sacred Heart University football player, during a house party in October. Nikki Yovino, 18, of South Setauket, N.Y., was charged earlier this week with filing a false report and tampering...

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  • Connecticut Businesses Discuss Ways To Improve Employees' Commute

    Connecticut Businesses Discuss Ways To Improve Employees' Commute

    Employers across Connecticut should take a fresh look at ways to improve commuting for their workforces, panelists concluded Thursday at a forum on transportation and mass transit. Representatives of the Mohegan Sun, Travelers and Yale University agreed that making the daily commute more pleasant...

  • Opioid Crisis Continuing As Overdose Deaths Jump 25 Percent In 2016

    Opioid Crisis Continuing As Overdose Deaths Jump 25 Percent In 2016

    Connecticut's opioid crisis continued last year, with 917 people dying from drug overdoses in the state, a 25 percent jump from the previous year, the chief state medical examiner said Thursday. Dr. James Gill said deaths involving the powerful synthetic fentanyl increased by 155 percent. In 2015,...

  • Location Of Third Casino To Be Announced In Coming 'Days, Not Weeks Or Months'

    Location Of Third Casino To Be Announced In Coming 'Days, Not Weeks Or Months'

    The operators of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun are within days of choosing a location for a third casino in Connecticut, but at a meeting Thursday legislators were urged to take the search in another direction. "The question of opening up and having a competitive process is something to consider seriously,"...

  • With New Clout At State Capitol, Republicans Hold Up Re-Appointment Of Supreme Court Justice

    With New Clout At State Capitol, Republicans Hold Up Re-Appointment Of Supreme Court Justice

    With the new clout they acquired in the November election, Republicans at the state capital have taken aim at what they call judicial activism and incivility and, in a highly unusual move, held up the reappointment of one of the state's best-known and longest-tenured jurists. The target is Richard...

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