Connecticut

Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announce a federal lawsuit to overturn IRS rule invalidating New JerseyÕs efforts to restore property tax deductibility on July 17, 2019, in South Orange.
Edwin J. Torres/N.J. Governor's Office.
David Madden
July 17, 2019 - 1:58 pm
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is joining two neighboring states to the north in filing a federal lawsuit that, if successful, would remove caps on state and local tax deductions imposed by the IRS as part of the Trump tax plan. The suit, which includes New York and Connecticut,...
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In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle.
Jessica Hill/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 10:58 am
By Dave Collins, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting intends to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a Connecticut court ruling that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that had been filed...
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Colton Welch, a junior at the State University of New York at Morrisville, N.Y., tends hydroponic tomato plants which will provide students with data applicable to cannabis cultivation on Feb. 14, 2019.
Marry Esch/AP Photo
March 04, 2019 - 4:19 pm
By Mary Esch, Associated Press Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she's majoring in marijuana. "My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed," said DeNoya, one of the first students in a new four-year degree program in medicinal plant chemistry at...
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In this Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, Michael Skakel leaves the state Supreme Court after his hearing in Hartford, Conn.
Jessica Hill/AP Photo, File
January 07, 2019 - 12:47 pm
By Jessica Gresko and Dave Collins, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it is leaving in place a decision that vacated a murder conviction against Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel. Skakel was convicted in 2002 of the 1975 bludgeoning death of Martha Moxley, who...
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FILE - This undated identification file photo shows former Western Connecticut State University student Adam Lanza, who authorities said opened fire inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in 2012.
AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University, File
October 23, 2018 - 1:56 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police must release disturbing writings and other belongings of the Newtown school shooter to the public because they are not exempt from the state's open record laws, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The justices issued a 5-0 decision in favor of The Hartford...
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Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.
Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP
August 15, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Steve Peoples and Kyle Potter, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont,...
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