Connecticut state government - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Connecticut state government Police obtain amateur video of 15-year-old who was shot BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A video that apparently shows a 15-year-old after he was shot by a police officer in Connecticut was obtained by state police, authorities confirmed Sunday. Police said they have seen the video posted Friday on Twitter and Instagram by Giovanni Rivera, who says he's the cousin of Jayson Negron. Police said Bridg... Sun, 14 May 2017 22:24:00 GMT 2017-05-14T22:24:00Z Connecticut police close investigation of school sex abuse HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut State Police investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by teachers at a boarding school in the rural, northeastern corner of the state has been closed without producing any criminal charges. The Pomfret School, one of several exclusive private schools that have been addressing past abuses, disclosed in Septem... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:02:00 GMT 2017-04-19T15:02:00Z Connecticut governor will not seek re-election to third term HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, known nationally for seeking stronger gun laws after the Newtown school shooting and for welcoming a Syrian refugee family rebuffed by then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, announced Thursday he won't seek a third term. The 61-year-old Democrat appeared with his wife, Cathy, and the couple's eldest son, Dannel, at an ... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 20:58:00 GMT 2017-04-13T20:58:00Z Lawsuit dismissed over Ebola quarantines in Connecticut HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials over quarantines imposed on several people returning from West Africa during the 2014 Ebola epidemic. U.S. District Judge Alfred Covello in Hartford said the state's public health commissioner was protected from the lawsuit and the p... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 18:29:00 GMT 2017-04-03T18:29:00Z Supreme Court rejects appeal of former Connecticut governor HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to disturb the convictions of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland for conspiring to hide his work for two Republican congressional candidates, several years after he resigned from office and served prison time for corruption. The 59-year-old Republican argued that contracts he prepared, whi... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:30:00 GMT 2017-03-20T15:30:00Z The Latest: Drivers getting stuck on NY roads during storm The Latest on a fast-moving snowstorm sweeping through the Northeast (all times local): 5:25 p.m. New York's governor says dozens of people have gotten stuck on Long Island roads during the snowstorm. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the drivers couldn't make it up ramps and other inclines. That halts the drivers behind them — ... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:31:00 GMT 2017-02-09T22:31:00Z Watch the picnic basket: Bear sightings surge in Connecticut HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Keep an eye on the picnic basket. Bear sightings are surging across Connecticut. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says there were about 6,700 black bear sightings in 2016, a 49 percent increase over the previous year. Compare that to only about 450 sightings in 2000. State wildlife biolo... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:04:00 GMT 2017-01-13T19:04:00Z Court reinstates Kennedy cousin Skakel's murder conviction HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel faces a possible return to prison after the state Supreme Court reinstated his murder conviction in the killing of Martha Moxley in 1975 when they were 15 years old and neighbors in a wealthy enclave. The court issued a 4-3 decision Friday that rejected a lower court's ruling that Skakel's trial lawyer ... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 13:30:00 GMT 2016-12-31T13:30:00Z Connecticut case challenges use of cellphone tower evidence HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An appeal before the Connecticut Supreme Court is adding to the divided legal landscape nationwide surrounding the validity of cellphone tower evidence used in criminal trials. Eugene Edwards Jr. is serving a 20-year prison sentence for robbing an 82-year-old woman in her Wethersfield, Connecticut, home in 2012. Part of his appeal says the trial court ... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 20:30:00 GMT 2016-12-11T20:30:00Z