'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and caring housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom "The Facts of Life," has died at age 92.
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1 suspect charged in violent Greenwich home invasion

Police have arrested one suspect in connection with a violent weekend home invasion in Connecticut and say more arrests are expected
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Bank robbery suspect caught, taken to hospital

A man has been arrested in Connecticut in connection to a bank robbery
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Connecticut parties pick dueling businessmen for governor

Connecticut's major parties have both chosen businessmen as their governor candidates in the November election
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Connecticut's parties pick dueling businessmen for governor

Connecticut major parties have both chosen businessmen as their candidates for governor
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Court: Town not immune from lawsuit over student suicide

A Connecticut appeals court has ruled that the town of Greenwich and its school system are not immune from a wrongful death lawsuit involving a 15-year-old boy who killed himself after what his parents say were years of being bullied
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Crumbling foundations a go-to issue for political candidates

The crumbling foundations issue has become a go-to issue for political candidates, with many making stops at eastern Connecticut homes
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Democratic governor candidates at odds over gun range

The Democratic candidates for Connecticut governor are picking sides in a local battle over a new state police gun range
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Donkey with overgrown hooves removed from home

The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says a donkey has been removed from a West Greenwich home and is now in the care of a local politician
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GOP businessmen clash over past stints as Democrats

Two Republican businessmen running for Connecticut governor are clashing over past stints as Democrats
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GOP Connecticut governor candidates face off in debate

All 5 Republican candidates for Connecticut governor are facing off in a primary debate at Sacred Heart University
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GOP Connecticut governor candidates look to break out

The 5 Republican candidates for Connecticut governor are trying to break out from the pack, as primary nears
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GOP governor candidate says too many conflicts at Capitol

David Stemerman, a Republican candidate for governor, unveils plan to reduce conflicts of interest at Connecticut state Capitol
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GOP governor candidates doubt state will outlaw abortion

The five Republican candidates say they doubt abortion will be outlawed in Connecticut and don't think it should be a campaign issue
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GOP gubernatorial candidate gets public campaign financing

The final Republican candidate for Connecticut governor has received public campaign financing for the Aug. 14 primary
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Hawaii marker to honor hundreds of WWII prisoners of war

A 96-year-old former U.S. Army veteran who was held prisoner by Japan during World War II will help dedicate a memorial stone to other prisoners of war at a national cemetery in Honolulu
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Income tax a target by Connecticut GOP governor candidates

Connecticut's income tax is being targeted for cuts, elimination by Republican governor candidates
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Lamont calls for "opioid czar" in Connecticut government

Democratic governor candidate Ned Lamont wants an "opioid czar" in his cabinet, if he's elected in November
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Lamont likely wouldn't back Ganim if he wins primary

Connecticut governor candidate Ned Lamont says he probably wouldn't support his primary rival Joe Ganim in the general election
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Lamont, Ganim spar in first Democratic governor debate

Ned Lamont, Joe Ganim are sparring in their first Democratic governor debate over who's the best candidate for the cities
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Man pleads guilty in friend's fatal overdose

Connecticut man pleads guilty to providing his friend with a lethal dose of heroin
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Man who recently moved in with woman charged in her death

Authorities say a man who recently moved in with a New Jersey woman has been charged in her beating death
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Mosquitoes with West Nile virus detected

Additional mosquitoes in Connecticut have tested positive for West Nile virus
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Not everyone agrees abortion is a governor's race issue

There's a debate over whether abortion should be an issue Connecticut's governor's race
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Officials: Hawk involved in attacks has neurological issues

Connecticut environmental officials say a hawk that attacked people may have been suffering from neurological issues related to West Nile virus
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Plaque to memorialize historic, unmarked black cemetery

An unmarked, centuries-old African-American burial ground in Connecticut will be memorialized with a plaque and some landscaping, under a lawsuit settlement between local officials and property owners
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Police warn of blackmail letters to married men

Police in Connecticut say scammers are distributing blackmail letters demanding $2,000
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Police: Man left dog in hot SUV while he ate dinner

A Connecticut man who police say left his dog in a hot car while he enjoyed dinner at a restaurant has been charged
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Prosecutors ask Supreme Court to reinstate Skakel conviction

Connecticut prosecutors have appealed the dismissal of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court
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Prosecutors: Trucker found with $5.1 million in marijuana

New Jersey authorities say they found more than a thousand pounds of marijuana valued at roughly $5.1 million inside a tractor-trailer driven by a California man
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Republicans claim Malloy toll study may be waste of money

Republicans are criticizing Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $10 million study of electronic highway tolls
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Rugby coach hopes staff will be reinstated following probe

A Connecticut high school rugby coach who was accused of drinking with players says he has been cleared of wrongdoing by state officials
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State dairy farm of the year named

A dairy farm in West Greenwich has been named the state's outstanding dairy farm of the year
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Teenager creates site giving children answers on deportation

A Connecticut teenager has designed an online resource to help immigrant children prepare for the possible deportations of their parents or guardians
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Veteran Connecticut politico faces challenge in LG race

A veteran Connecticut politician is facing a spirited primary challenge for lieutenant governor from a young newcomer
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Veteran politico faces challenge in lieutenant gov race

A veteran Connecticut politician is facing a spirited primary challenge for lieutenant governor from a young newcomer
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WWII POWs, buried as unknowns, to get Hawaii memorial marker

A 96-year-old former U.S. Army veteran who was held prisoner by Japan during World War II will help dedicate a memorial stone to other prisoners of war at a national cemetery in Honolulu
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