CONNECTICUT

Coverage of Connecticut from New England Public Radio, NPR, and other NPR stations.

Local immigration advocates are fighting on behalf of an undocumented Hartford woman who has been detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials.

The state wants to add new train cars to the Hartford Line, the commuter rail line that runs between Springfield and New Haven.

The father of a victim of the 2012 Newtown school shooting was found dead this morning from an apparent suicide. According to police, Jeremy Richman was found this morning inside a building in Newtown where he has an office. Richman was 49 years old.

Trump Administration Reconsiders, OK's Casino In East Windsor

Mar 21, 2019

Facing a criminal investigation about political interference, the Department of Interior abruptly reversed course Thursday and announced it has accepted a gambling amendment necessary for the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to jointly construct a casino in East Windsor to compete with MGM Springfield.

Connecticut is one step closer to bringing tolls back to the state. The legislature's Transportation Committee voted in favor of moving forward three bills related to tolling, including Governor Ned Lamont's plan that would put tolls on interstates 91, 95 and 84, as well as portions of Route 15. 

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