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Recent articles by Dave:

Justice who led gay marriage, death penalty rulings retires

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - During his nearly 30 years on the Connecticut Supreme Court, Justice Richard Palmer's views about the law and society changed with the times, leading him to write some of the court's most consequential opinions in a generation. He was the author for narrow 4-3 majorities in landmark cases that legalized same-sex marriage in 2008, abolished the death penalty in 2015,… → Read More

Justice who led gay marriage, death penalty rulings retires

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - During his nearly 30 years on the Connecticut Supreme Court, Justice Richard Palmer's views about the law and society changed with the times, leading him to write some of the court's most consequential opinions in a generation. He was the author for narrow 4-3 majorities in landmark cases that legalized same-sex marriage in 2008, abolished the death penalty in 2015,… → Read More

Justice who led gay marriage, death penalty rulings retires

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - During his nearly 30 years on the Connecticut Supreme Court, Justice Richard Palmer's views about the law and society changed with the times, leading him to write some of the court's most consequential opinions in a generation. He was the author for narrow 4-3 majorities in landmark cases that legalized same-sex marriage in 2008, abolished the death penalty in 2015,… → Read More

Justice who led gay marriage, death penalty rulings retires

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - During his nearly 30 years on the Connecticut Supreme Court, Justice Richard Palmer's views about the law and society changed with the times, leading him to write some of the court's most consequential opinions in a generation. He was the author for narrow 4-3 majorities in landmark cases that legalized same-sex marriage in 2008, abolished the death penalty in 2015,… → Read More

Connecticut infection rates fall; indoor dining, gyms, hotels reopen

Connecticut on Wednesday allowed the reopening of restaurants, gyms, spas, movie theaters, hotels, and other businesses under strict social distancing and health protocols. → Read More

Police: Fugitive Peter Manfredonia surrendered peacefully

Peter Manfredonia walked out of a wooded area and surrendered to cops. → Read More

‘Invisible demon’: Virus hits even top-rated nursing homes

The coronavirus has had no regard for health care quality or ratings as it has swept through nursing homes around the world, killing efficiently even in highly rated care centers. → Read More

‘Invisible demon’: Virus hits even top-rated nursing homes

The coronavirus has had no regard for health care quality or ratings as it has swept through nursing homes around the world, killing efficiently even in highly rated care centers. → Read More

Gov. Lamont tested for COVID-19; fires health commissioner

Connecticut looks to significantly increase testing before it begins reopening the economy on May 20. → Read More

Gap in stops of white, minority drivers in Connecticut shrinks for 2nd year

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The disparity between the rate of police traffic stops in Connecticut of black and Hispanic drivers and of their white counterparts shrank for a second consecutive year in 2018, according to a state report released Tuesday. While police statewide continued to stop minority drivers at disproportionately high rates on average compared with their percentages of the general… → Read More

Gap in stops of white, minority drivers in Connecticut shrinks for 2nd year

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The disparity between the rate of police traffic stops in Connecticut of black and Hispanic drivers and of their white counterparts shrank for a second consecutive year in 2018, according to a state report released Tuesday. While police statewide continued to stop minority drivers at disproportionately high rates on average compared with their percentages of the general… → Read More

Gap in stops of white, minority drivers in Connecticut shrinks for 2nd year

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The disparity between the rate of police traffic stops in Connecticut of black and Hispanic drivers and of their white counterparts shrank for a second consecutive year in 2018, according to a state report released Tuesday. While police statewide continued to stop minority drivers at disproportionately high rates on average compared with their percentages of the general… → Read More

Gap in stops of white, minority drivers in Connecticut shrinks for 2nd year

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The disparity between the rate of police traffic stops in Connecticut of black and Hispanic drivers and of their white counterparts shrank for a second consecutive year in 2018, according to a state report released Tuesday. While police statewide continued to stop minority drivers at disproportionately high rates on average compared with their percentages of the general… → Read More

National Guard setting up COVID-19 recovery center at CCSU

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Connecticut National Guard began setting up nearly 200 beds for recovering COVID-19 patients Tuesday at Central Connecticut State University as coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Hartford County increase. The care center at Kaiser Hall is part of efforts around the state to increase bed capacity for recovering patients. It will be used to free up beds at hospitals… → Read More

National Guard setting up COVID-19 recovery center at CCSU

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Connecticut National Guard began setting up nearly 200 beds for recovering COVID-19 patients Tuesday at Central Connecticut State University as coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Hartford County increase. The care center at Kaiser Hall is part of efforts around the state to increase bed capacity for recovering patients. It will be used to free up beds at hospitals… → Read More

$1 million settlement reached in UConn student death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The parents of a University of Connecticut student who was run over and killed by a campus fire department truck in 2016 have settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the state and other defendants for about $1 million, according to a probate court official. Jeffny Pally, a 19-year-old sophomore from West Hartford, fell asleep in front of a fire department garage door… → Read More

$1 million settlement reached in UConn student death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The parents of a University of Connecticut student who was run over and killed by a campus fire department truck in 2016 have settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the state and other defendants for about $1 million, according to a probate court official. Jeffny Pally, a 19-year-old sophomore from West Hartford, fell asleep in front of a fire department garage door… → Read More

$1 million settlement reached in UConn student death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The parents of a University of Connecticut student who was run over and killed by a campus fire department truck in 2016 have settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the state and other defendants for about $1 million, according to a probate court official. Jeffny Pally, a 19-year-old sophomore from West Hartford, fell asleep in front of a fire department garage door… → Read More

$1 million settlement reached in UConn student death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The parents of a University of Connecticut student who was run over and killed by a campus fire department truck in 2016 have settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the state and other defendants for about $1 million, according to a probate court official. Jeffny Pally, a 19-year-old sophomore from West Hartford, fell asleep in front of a fire department garage door… → Read More

Military medical crews caring for COVID-19 patients in Connecticut

Army reservists and national guardsmen are caring for COVD-19 patients in Connecticut. The Connecticut National Guard recently set up 200 beds at Stamford Hospital. → Read More