CONNECTICUT

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

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal told Attorney General William Barr that history will judge him harshly for his role in the handling of the report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. That was just the beginning of a testy exchange between the two as Barr testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. 

Careene Reid, a certified nursing assistant, speaks at a press conference April 15 at the legislative office building in Hartford about demands for increased wages and better staffing in Connecticut nursing homes.
Nicole Leonard / Connecticut Public Radio

A labor union representing workers at Connecticut nursing homes is renewing a strike threat.

Phat A$tronaut of New Haven, Connecticut.
Steven Romero / Courtesy of Phat A$tronaut

While members of the band Phat A$tronaut like to say they hail from the “funkier parts of Connecticut,” they clearly mean musically.

Details are emerging out of the officer-involved shooting that wounded a passenger in a car pursued by Hamden and Yale University police this month in New Haven.

The shooting death of 18-year-old Anthony Jose "Chulo" Vega Cruz by a Wethersfield police officer prompted protesters to take to the streets of Hartford and Wethersfield Thursday night.

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