Campus Closes And Prof Flees State After He Posts '#LetThemF******Die' About White People

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused teacher at blackboard (Shutterstock/El Nariz)

The professor teaches the topics of race and racism

The Tyranny Of A Tiny State: Connecticut Against Free Speech

Opinion | Alex Grass

Free speech for me — but not for thee.

Senate Democrat Says GOP Used Baseball Shooting As 'Cover'

US | Henry Rodgers
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‘Republicans have used all that news as cover to try to move a bill to the Senate floor’

Democratic Gov. Works With Koch Brothers To Push Criminal Justice Reform

US | Anders Hagstrom
Inmates sit inside a holding cell before being transported to a state prison from New Orleans September 6, 2005. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘Strange bedfellows … ‘

'Intimidating' Someone Through Bigotry Is Now A Felony In Connecticut

US | Anders Hagstrom
Hate Crime (Shutterstock)

Up to 10 years in prison

Transgender Athlete Beats Girls But Would've Placed Last Against Boys

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘We have a girl on the team who runs pretty quickly’

Connecticut Could Lose Government Subsidized Insurance In 2018

Business | Robert Donachie
A Miami sign directing people to where they can sign up for Obamacare, before the Feb. 15 deadline. Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

Thousands could face higher premiums

New Law Could Declare Nuclear Reactors To Be 'Green Energy' To Save Them

Energy | Andrew Follett
Nuclear power plant Temelin (Shutterstock/Nobor)

‘Put nuclear energy on a level playing field’

Freezing State Employees' Wages Could Save Connecticut $1.5 Billion

US | Ted Goodman
A statue of Israel Putnam, an officer in the American Revolution, stands at the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford. (Shutterstock/James Kirkikis.)

Concessions from the state’s unions are seen as critical in balancing the budget

Dominican Nationals Face Deportation After Massive Narcotics Ring Gets Busted

US | Steve Birr
File picture of Colombian Army Gen. Montoya examining a cocaine pack confiscated by troops near Puerto Asis

‘Destroyed lives and torn apart families’

Democratic Senators Propose Tax On Painkillers To Combat Opioid Epidemic

US | Steve Birr
A bag of heroin and drug paraphernalia are seen at an abandoned house in Ljubljana August 3, 2009. REUTERS/Bor Slana

‘Endless pain and suffering’

Bags Of Heroin And Semi-Automatic Weapons Seized In Massive Drug Raid

US | Steve Birr
A bag of heroin and drug paraphernalia are seen at an abandoned house in Ljubljana August 3, 2009. REUTERS/Bor Slana

Spike in heroin deaths sparked investigation

Did Connecticut's Governor Just Admit His State Is Bankrupt?

Opinion | Lewis M. Andrews
Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy addresses the Marching On conference on gun violence prevention in Middletown, Connecticut September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

The state is in dire financial straits.

Could Rampant Opioid Abuse Be Solved With ... MORE Weed?

US | Steve Birr
Prescription opioids in a baggie.

‘Solve a lot of problems’

Another State Reveals Grim Heroin Statistics

US | Steve Birr
Heroin overdose. [Shutterstock - SanchaiRat]

‘It is so potent’

Study: Stoners Are Not Causing More Traffic Accidents

US | Steve Birr
A marijuana user smoking a joint.

‘Totally unexpected’

Developing: Jordanian 'Student' Intentionally Slams Plane Into Downtown Conn. City

US | Saagar Enjeti
Local workers transport a piece of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 wreckage at the site of the plane crash near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo) in Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Came to the US on a temporary student visa in 2012

Clown Costumes, 'Symbols of Terror' Banned In Connecticut Schools

Education | Erin Cinney
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: A clowns blows bubbles while attending the Joseph Grimaldi memorial service at the Holy Trinity Church in Dalston on February 6, 2011 in London, England. The ceremony has been held since 1946 in honour of Joseph Grimaldi, the most celebrated English clown (1778-1837). Photo:Getty/Matthew Lloyd

Leave the red noses at home this Halloween