| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Legislation that would allow for the creation of a Coltsville National Park passed the House of Representatives on Thursday as part of the federal defense bill.
The bill would allow for the establishment of a new unit within the National Park Service at...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:37 AM
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy made good use of his time back in his home state Friday by committing 26 random acts of kindness.
As of about 1:30 p.m., Murphy had donated several coats to Goodwill, bought coffee for people behind him at Dunkin Donuts, fed...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:49 PM
We have been teased on Coltsville before, so let's not get hopes too high. But there's reason for cautious optimism.
We speak of the long-running effort to win national historic park designation for the great 19th-century industrial village in Hartford'...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:03 AM
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy released a statement Tuesday after the release of a new report detailing the brutal and stomach-churning interrogation methods used by the Central Intelligence Agency against terrorism suspects in the aftermath of the Sept. 11...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:52 PM
A federal safety agency reported Tuesday that operational blunders and lax policies at Metro-North were at least partly to blame for the crashes that killed two workers and four passengers and injured 126 riders last year and this spring.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:45 PM
NEW HAVEN — First Lady Michelle Obama headlined a campaign rally for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Thursday as the Democrats embark on a final drive to get out the vote for Tuesday's election.
The party chose New Haven for the first of two high-profile...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley raced across the state Monday at a breakneck pace as they tried to reach as many voters as possible and grab any advantage in a dead-heat governor’s race that will be decided by Tuesday’s...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a second term in the 5th Congressional District on Tuesday, as Republican challenger Mark Greenberg conceded defeat.
Greenberg told supporters about 10:20 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury that before all...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I spent more than three hours on Election Night sitting next to Mark Boughton, the Republican mayor of Danbury, the 2010 running mate of Tom Foley and a candidate for this year's Republican gubernatorial nomination.
It was my idea to invite him to...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 3:47 AM
CBS’ “Face the Nation” celebrates its 60th anniversary this weekend with President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush. The program starts at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6.
Also on the Sunday morning lineup:
| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:36 AM
President Barack Obama said his decision to double the number of U.S. military advisers in Iraq marked a new phase in the campaign against Islamic State and was not an indication his strategy in the region had failed.
Obama, in an interview on CBS' "Face...