BARKHAMSTED, Conn. (AP) — A moose is back on the loose in Connecticut after some quick-acting rescuers helped to free it from a fence.
The Connecticut State Environmental Police received a call at around midnight about a moose stuck in Barkhamsted, northwest of Hartford.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sports fans won’t be able to place bets at Hartford’s XL Center until next spring.
Officials told the Hartford Courant that delays in receiving crucial construction components due to global supply chain issues is to blame, and that the project isn't expected to be completed until at least March.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs has agreed to pay nearly $440 million to settle a two-year investigation by 33 states into the marketing of its high-nicotine vaping products, which have long been blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Cromwell Mayor Allan Spotts died Sunday, 10 months into his first term leading the central Connecticut community.
Town Councilman Steve Fortenbach said Spotts had been having health issues and died at Hartford Hospital following heart surgery.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut released data Thursday for the first time showing the race of people subjected to police use of force, a reporting practice that many states are beginning to adopt in the wake of nationwide calls for more police accountability.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal officials have agreed to recognize Connecticut pardons as legally valid again and stop deporting people who have been pardoned for their crimes by a state board, reversing a hard-line stance taken by the Trump administration, authorities announced Friday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who worked as a victim services advocate in the Connecticut court system has been sentenced to prison for child pornography.
Robert Eccleston was sentenced in federal court in Hartford on Monday to nine years in prison plus 10 years’ supervised release.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (VRTS) on Friday reported profit of $17.4 million in its second quarter.
The Hartford, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of $2.29 per share.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (HIG) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $442 million.
The Hartford, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of $1.32 per share.
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — The Office of the Inspector General in Connecticut has launched an investigation into the death of a New York man who became unresponsive while in the custody of Manchester police.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A member of a theft ring that committed more than 180 burglaries and eluded police in dozens of car chases in Connecticut and New York was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in prison.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The wife of a former Connecticut state lawmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with her role in the alleged theft of more than $600,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds from the city of West Haven.
WINDHAM, Conn. (AP) — Hartford Healthcare said Wednesday it is reviewing its legal options after the state Office of Health Strategy this week denied the health system's application to permanently close the decades-old maternity ward at Windham Hospital.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An argument between neighbors over a dog led to a shooting that killed two people in Hartford, police said Monday. A third person was shot and critically injured.
The two people who were killed were a couple and they leave behind a 6-month-old child, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two people were pronounced dead early Thursday after a shooting in East Hartford that police said may have been precipitated by a targeted home invasion.
Neighbors reported hearing several gunshots just before midnight Wednesday inside the home.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's inspector general has ruled that a Hartford police officer was justified in shooting to death an armed man despite a plea from the man's girlfriend not to kill him.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Melody Currey, a former state commissioner, member of the Connecticut House of Representatives and mayor of East Hartford who “touched the lives of so many,” has died. She was 71.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 10-year legal battle over a proposed McDonald’s on a vacant lot in Hartford is nearing a conclusion.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — During an afternoon rehearsal of John Leguizamo's “Kiss My Aztec!,” actor Joel Perez bursts into laughter during a raunchy scene with co-star Krystina Alabado. They have probably done it hundreds of times.
SIMSBURY, Conn. (AP) — Investigators are looking into why a small plane crashed in a farm near a small Connecticut airport, where authorities found the wreckage empty. It turned out that the uninjured pilot had gotten a ride home in another aircraft.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police recovered a woman's body from the Connecticut River in an area south of Hartford.
Lt. Michael Connolly with the police department in the town of Wethersfield said investigators are still working to identify the woman and her cause of death.
TOLLAND, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state trooper who is a native of Poland got quite the surprise while responding to an SUV with a flat tire Wednesday — a passenger in the vehicle happened to be former Polish President Lech Walesa.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers closed out the 2022 legislative session Wednesday night after passing juvenile crime reforms, limits on marijuana advertising and making Juneteenth a state holiday, while also expressing gratitude that things were getting back to normal after two years of pandemic restrictions.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Senate sent a revised, one-year $24.2 billion state budget to Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont's desk on Tuesday night that Democrats lauded as historic but Republicans derided as falling short for the taxpayers.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (VRTS) on Friday reported earnings of $33.1 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Hartford, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of $4.22.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (HIG) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $445 million.
On a per-share basis, the Hartford, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of $1.30.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Broad agreement has been reached on a revised one-year state budget proposal, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and his fellow Democrats in the General Assembly announced Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democratic Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont's gross adjusted income for three of his four years in office totaled nearly $26 million, according to tax records released Thursday in a gubernatorial rematch between two wealthy candidates.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A multi-year labor agreement recently ratified by 43,000 unionized Connecticut state employees cleared the House of Representatives on Thursday, with Democrats and Republicans at odds over whether the deal is too expensive for taxpayers or ultimately saves the state money and stabilizes a predicted tsunami of retirements.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it is making face masks optional on buses and commuter rail lines after the federal Transportation Security Administration this week ended enforcement of a mask mandate.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state trooper who fired seven gunshots into a car and killed a man in 2020 after a high-speed chase has been charged with manslaughter after a more than two-year investigation found the shooting not to be justified, officials said Wednesday.
HAMPTON, Conn. (AP) — Authorities were investigating a wrong-way crash that killed two people and injured two others in eastern Connecticut.
The accident occurred Saturday night on Route 6 in Hampton, about 20 miles east of Hartford.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont did not rule out Friday the possibility of taking treatments for his case of COVID-19, acknowledging he was exhibiting some symptoms.
“I had really no symptoms yesterday,” the Democrat told reporters during a virtual news conference from the governor's residence in Hartford.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and is not experiencing any symptoms, according to his communications director.
Lamont, 68, received his second booster shot on March 31.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A hit-and-run driver struck three Trinity College students who were trying to cross a street in Hartford, killing one and wounding the two others, city police said Friday as they continued searching for the suspect.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Bob Child, a longtime Associated Press photographer who covered Connecticut’s biggest news events over a career that spanned nearly a half century, has died. He was 86.
Child died Wednesday in hospice care in Branford, Connecticut, of complications from several illnesses, his family said.
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials said they were monitoring a cyberattack Tuesday that attempted to crash the website of Bradley International Airport but had no impact on operations.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Five years after a patient abuse scandal, Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital still needs significant improvements to its treatment programs, staff behaviors and oversight, members of a state task force told lawmakers Monday.
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A man shot and wounded by a Connecticut police officer had refused commands to drop a knife and was not affected when another officer fired a stun gun at him, according to the state inspector general's office.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut canceled classes on its main campus for the second time in a week on Thursday after another power outage on campus.
UConn spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said the cause of the power failure, which was affecting several academic buildings, wasn't known, but it was traced to two underground electrical circuits, including one involved in a similar issue on Monday.
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — The shooting of a man by a Torrington police officer during a well-being check is being investigated by state police.
Torrington police said the officer went to a home Wednesday afternoon and was forced to fire his gun when the man confronted him.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut will temporarily suspend its 25-cent-per-gallon excise tax on gasoline after a bipartisan vote by state lawmakers Wednesday in an effort to ease pain at the pump for motorists.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are looking at ways to increase mental health services for school students, and a recent report has illuminated where the help is needed most.
The legislative task force, led by the state Department of Health, began meeting late in 2021 to look at how and where the services should be offered.
GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala (AP) — Taty Castellanos and Talles Magno scored crucial away goals and NYCFC advanced to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Champions League after falling to Comunicaciones 4-2 on Tuesday night.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut legislative committee has approved a bill calling for a study of youth sports safety including the use of hockey neck guards, in response to the death of a 10th grade hockey player.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Maxi Moralez scored the go-ahead goal and New York City FC beat Comunicaciones 3-1 in the first leg of a CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday night.
The teams will play the second leg next Tuesday in Guatemala City with the winner advancing on aggregate score.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Traci Carter had a season-high 21 points as Hartford topped Albany 61-49 in the America East Conference tournament quarterfinals on Sunday.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Max Brooks had a career-high 29 points plus 17 rebounds as UMass Lowell topped Hartford 83-73 on Thursday night.
Brooks hit 12 of 16 shots.
Ayinde Hikim had 14 points and seven assists for UMass Lowell (15-15, 7-11 America East Conference).
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut announced Thursday it would be relaxing COVID-19 protocols, no longer requiring masks be worn at most locations on its campuses.
In a letter to the campus community, Radenka Maric, the school's interim president, said that starting Friday masks will be recommended rather than required for students, employees and visitors on all UConn property with some exceptions, most notably at UConn Health and other medical locations.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An income tax credit that was expanded during the pandemic should be made permanent, top Democrats in the Connecticut legislature proposed Wednesday. The increased tax credit for low- to moderate-income working individuals and families is set to expire July 1.