3 college students hurt in Connecticut canoeing accident
HEBRON, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say three college students have been hurt in a boating accident on a Connecticut lake.
A spokeswoman for the state Department of Energy & Environmental...
Ex-professor says she was fired in sex-for-grades scandal
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former professor at a college in Connecticut says in a lawsuit she was fired for refusing to disclose the name of a student who told her a male professor was offering...
Judge: Student mentally ill when he stabbed 2 other students
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has determined that a former drama student at a Connecticut university charged with stabbing two other students is not guilty by reason of insanity.
Connecticut reports more vaping-related lung illnesses
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Department of Public Health is reporting three more residents are ill with lung injuries possibly related to vaping.
United Financial: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ United Financial Bancorp Inc. (UBNK) on Friday reported third-quarter earnings of $12.7 million.
The bank, based in Hartford, Connecticut, said it had earnings of 25...
Judge determining whether college stabber was insane
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge is determining whether a former drama student accused of stabbing two fellow students at the University of Hartford is not guilty by reason of...
Smith, Klimek win 26th Hartford Marathon
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ryan Smith and Marci Klimek are the men's and women's winners of the 26th running of the Hartford Marathon.
The 24-year-old Smith, of Auburn, Maine, crossed the finish...
2 victims of 1944 circus fire exhumed in ID attempt
WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Authorities exhumed the bodies Monday of two victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire in the hopes of determining whether one of them is a woman who is among five people...
Bodies of 2 victims of 1944 circus fire to be exhumed
WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Forensic experts are set to exhume the bodies of two unidentified victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire in an effort to determine if one of them was a Vermont...
Public input sought in search for new chief state’s attorney
ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Criminal Justice Commission is seeking public input on who will be the top state prosecutor.
The commission will hold a public forum from 2 p.m. to 5...
Flags lowered in Connecticut to honor fallen firefighters
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Flags are being lowered across Connecticut to honor firefighters who died in the line of duty.
Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont directed U.S. and state flags to be lowered...
Connecticut officials to launch medical cost comparison tool
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials are launching a new health care cost estimator tool.
The Connecticut Office of Health Strategy has planned an event for Tuesday. The new cost...
2 women allege sexual harassment, abuse at restaurant
SOUTHBURY, Conn. (AP) — Two former employees of a Connecticut-based restaurant chain say in a lawsuit that they were subjected to a pattern of sexual harassment and abuse by a...
World War II-era bomber crashes; at least 7 reported dead
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — A World War II-era plane with 13 people aboard crashed and burned at the Hartford airport after encountering mechanical trouble on takeoff Wednesday, killing seven of...
The Latest: 7 confirmed dead in B-17 crash
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on a World War II-era bomber plane crashing outside of Bradley International Airport (all times local):
Hospital becomes first in county to join Hartford HealthCare
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut hospital has become the first in Fairfield County to join one of the state’s largest medical groups.
Hartford HealthCare says Tuesday it has completed...
2 ex-troopers who played a role in beating get prison time
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two former Connecticut State Police troopers who played a role in the brutal beating of a man who touched a woman on the buttocks at a party have both been sent to...
- Connecticut PostBanking department upholds ruling to revoke mortgage company’s licenseOctober 17, 2019
- Connecticut PostNew law aims to limit restaurant worker class action suitsOctober 10, 2019
- The Washington TimesMystics, Sun took commercial flights to D.C. for Game 5 of WNBA FinalsOctober 10, 2019
- Connecticut Post‘Earn As You Go’ program launches to boost CT jobsOctober 7, 2019
Officer charged with assault held on $50,000 bail
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer charged with assaulting a former girlfriend and pistol whipping a man she was with has been held on $50,000 bond.
Judge dismisses lawsuit over release of vaccination data
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Hartford Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Connecticut couple seeking to stop the Department of Public Health from publicly releasing additional...
Mechanic dies after accident at auto repair shop
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say an auto mechanic severely injured when a vehicle fell off a lift and onto him at a repair shop over the weekend has died.
Connecticut officer charges with assaulting pair
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer charged with assaulting a former girlfriend and pistol whipping a man she was with has been stripped of his duties.
13 Connecticut communities to receive $13M in housing grants
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thirteen communities across Connecticut are on tap to receive $13 million in federal grants aimed at helping smaller cities modernize and rehabilitate housing.
High school student came to football game in blackface
GUILFORD, Conn. (AP) — Officials from a Connecticut high school say a student showed up to a football game wearing blackface.
Guilford Public Schools superintendent Paul Freeman said in a...
The Latest: NY, CT governors to work together on pot, vaping
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on meeting between governors of Connecticut and New York (all times local):
The Democratic governors of New York and Connecticut say they...
Man pleads guilty to federal explosives charges
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man authorities say threw a homemade pipe bomb into the back of another person's pickup truck has pleaded guilty to federal explosives charges.
Lawyers for ex-mayor sue Hartford for legal fees
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A law firm that represented former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez in a corruption case is suing the city in an attempt to collect $1 million in legal fees.
- Business WireThe Hartford Names Deepa Soni Chief Information OfficerSeptember 26, 2019
- Business WireCubic Expands Trafficware Central Transportation Management System in ConnecticutSeptember 25, 2019
- Business WireThe Hartford Names Jonathan Bennett Head Of Group BenefitsJuly 17, 2019
- Globe NewswireUnited Financial Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results and Quarterly DividendJuly 16, 2019
- Business WireThe Hartford Appoints Matt Scott To Lead Northeast Division Field Sales And Underwriting For Middle and Large CommercialJuly 9, 2019
Connecticut library hosts Drag Queen Story Hour
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Drag Queen Story Hour, which has drawn protests in some areas of the country, is coming to another Connecticut library.
Volleyball player alleges verbal, sexual harassment by coach
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former volleyball player at a Connecticut university says in a lawsuit she was verbally berated and sexually harassed by her coach, causing her to develop an eating...
Woman describes killings of 3 people in home invasion
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has testified in chilling detail about the killings of three people that led to murder charges against her and her brother.
Train crash response drill scheduled in New Haven
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials are staging a simulated train accident in New Haven to test the emergency response protocols of a variety of agencies.
Judge approves exhumation of 2 unknown victims of 1944 fire
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The remains of two unknown victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire will be exhumed to see if one of them was a Vermont woman who vanished after the blaze that killed 168...
Missing mom probe highlights hurdles in cases with no body
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The challenges law enforcement officials face in investigating a suspected murder without a body are on display in the case of missing Connecticut mother of five Jennifer...
Officers named in East Harford police shooting
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities released the names Tuesday of two Connecticut police officers involved in the shooting death of a high school psychologist while responding to a domestic...
Man sentenced to 50 years in prison on murder conviction
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who was convicted of shooting and killing a man during an argument over drug sales has been sentenced to 50 years in a case that was cold for more than a...
Connecticut man gets 15 years for sex trafficking minors
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man convicted of recruiting two teenage girls into becoming prostitutes has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Correction: Puerto Rico-Hurricane Evacuees story
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Sept. 8 about housing aid for Puerto Rican storm evacuees, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a legislator who voted against allocating money...
Man killed during domestic call was school psychologist
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A high school says a man fatally shot by police responding to a domestic violence call at an East Hartford home was a school psychologist.
Man serving 100 years in prison admits to third killing
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man sentenced to 100 years in prison for a double fatal shooting has pleaded guilty to killing a third man.
Teen shot in Hartford last weekend dies
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say a teenager who was one of four people injured in a shooting last weekend in Hartford has died.
Lt. Paul Cicero says 17-year-old Usher Hanns died Wednesday...
Husband of missing mother arrested again
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five was arrested again in connection with her disappearance.
City fights rehiring of detective who used racial slurs
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford officials are fighting the proposed reinstatement of a city police detective who was fired last year after making racist comments while being arrested on drunken...
Woman arrested for allegedly slashing someone with bottle
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a Connecticut woman is facing charges for allegedly smashing a glass bottle over a woman's face outside a restaurant.
Hartford Foundation commits $1M to try to secure 2020 debate
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A foundation in Connecticut says it's committing $1 million to try to secure a 2020 presidential debate in Hartford.
Connecticut governor to convene forum on climate change
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's governor is convening a forum on climate change.
Democrat Ned Lamont says he's hosting the forum Tuesday morning with Department of Energy and...
Vernon police identify driver killed in a three-car crash
VERNON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Vernon have released the name of a woman killed in a three-car crash.
The Vernon Police Department said Monday that 31-year-old Munira Qureshi, of Amherst,...
1 dead in Connecticut motorcycle crash
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say one person has died in a motorcycle accident in Connecticut.
The accident was reported at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday at East Elliott and Locust streets in...
Court to hear case of pardoned woman ordered deported
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal appeals court is scheduled to hear the case of a Connecticut woman who was ordered deported because of criminal convictions even though she was pardoned by the...