Merle Smith Jr., the first Black cadet to graduate from the Coast Guard Academy, has died of complications from Parkinson's disease and COVID-19. He was 76. Smith commanded patrol boats in Vietnam, taught law classes at the academy in New London and retired with the rank of commander.
Connecticut became the 19th state in the U.S. Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana, which still remains an illegal drug under federal law.
Children who are born into low-income families will be given a trust fund which will deposit $3,200 into a savings account until the child turns 18.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said the state will pay $1,000 to the first 10,000 people who complete eight straight weeks of a full-time job, aiming to get long-term unemployed Americans back to work.
A fugitive wanted in the killing of a Yale graduate student in Connecticut in February was arrested Friday in Alabama, U.S. marshals said.
An independent study found that some widely available hand sanitizers in the U.S. — which were rapidly produced in an effort to prevent infection amid the COVID-19 pandemic — contain high levels of a chemical known to cause cancer.
Beginning March 19, restaurants, retail, gyms, libraries, museums, offices and houses of worship will be able to open at full capacity, though masks will still be required.
Talk about your yard sale finds. A small porcelain bowl bought for $35 at a Connecticut yard sale turned out to be a rare, 15th century Chinese artifact worth between $300,000 and $500,000.
A Connecticut man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting a D.C. police officer during a riot in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
A retired Connecticut state trooper, who was one of the first to respond to the Sandy Hook massacre back in 2012, has died due to COVID-19, authorities said.
Security camera footage captured "Santa’s reindeer" going for a practice run on a snowy Connecticut street.
President-elect Joe Biden introduced Miguel Cardona as his pick for education secretary on Wednesday, saying Connecticut's education chief and life-long champion of public schools is the right pick to lead.
A Connecticut woman has been arrested after authorities found three dead animals in her home.
Monday marks eight years since the massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
A mall Santa in Connecticut was arrested Monday after he allegedly exposed himself to a juvenile co-worker, authorities said, according to reports.
The Hartford Courant plans to close the newsroom and offices it has been operating out of since the mid-1940s by the end of the year.
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has pleaded guilty to criminal charges and formally admitted its role in the opioid crisis.
An apparent steam explosion killed two people Friday, and a third person is missing, officials said.
The tri-state area added California back to its quarantine list because of an increase in the state's testing positivity rate.
A man from Naugatuck is accused of forcing a child to sleep in a locked closet and making him kneel on thumb tacks.