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  • Malloy To Propose Sunday Alcohol Sales; Not A Blue Law

    Malloy To Propose Sunday Alcohol Sales; Not A Blue Law
    In a move that could change Connecticut's liquor landscape, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will propose allowing Sunday sales of alcohol at package stores and beer at supermarkets. The change must be approved by the state legislature, which has repeatedly...
  • Steroid abuse has become a major problem among police officers

    Steroid abuse has become a major problem among police officers
    Investigations in Oregon, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, New York and other states have in recent years found disturbing evidence of police officers abusing steroids. But Connecticut police insist they've never seen it here. A national expert who's been...
  • Ruling Favors Troopers On 1,248 Minimum; Malloy Will Appeal

    In a victory for the state police union, a judge has refused Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's request to dismiss a lawsuit by the union regarding Malloy's layoff of 56 troopers. The judge also said that the state's law requiring a minimum of 1,248 troopers is...
  • NTSB Wants To Ban All Cellphones While Driving

    NTSB Wants To Ban All Cellphones While Driving
    In a surprising move, the National Transportation Board is calling upon states to prohibit the use of all cellphones in cars, including hands-free devices. The landmark ban would go beyond the current law in Connecticut, which allows the use of hands-...
  • Trouble at the Casinos Could Result in $100 Million Less For the State

    Trouble at the Casinos Could Result in $100 Million Less For the State
    Connecticut's two tribal casinos are under siege, and Connecticut taxpayers are going to be suffering some heavy collateral damage. Heavy as in a potential loss to the state treasury of $137 million a year. "That's a big hit," says state Rep. Stephen...
  • A slew of new law-enforcement technologies means we'll be watched more than ever

    A slew of new law-enforcement technologies means we'll be watched more than ever
    Cop body cams. Stun weapons. Sound detection of gunshots. Cameras catching red-light violators and speeders. Police use of drones. Video recording of law enforcement interrogations. Tiny computer chips in car registration stickers to track down, well,...
  • Texting To 911 Could Help Save Lives

    On June 28th, 2009, at 11:50 P.M. Fox 61 and Hartford Courant employee, Alice Morrin sent this text to a friend. "Help, call Vernon Police. Jim just dragged me in our room put loaded gun to my head. Hurry please he would hear me on the phone. I talked...
  • Reardon Case: Claims Could Grow

    The pool of victims eligible to sue St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center over alleged abuse at the hands of Dr. George Reardon could grow under a proposal now before the state legislature. The measure - which would extend the statute of limitations in...
  • Resignation: Rowland Remains Unapologetic

    Gov. John G. Rowland announced his resignation Monday in a defiantly upbeat speech, proclaiming his love of family and public service and ignoring the threats of impeachment and indictment. Rowland, 47, the state's 86th governor and its first to resign...