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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from Tom Kuser, Terry SheridanEbong Udoma, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis DunavinCassandra Basler and J.D. Allen

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Connecticut’s two tribal-run casinos could be the only gaming options in the Northeast for weeks when they reopen this weekend.

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Connecticut lawmakers and others gathered at the State Capitol in Hartford Friday for a rally against racial disparities and police violence. The rally was in response to the killing of George Floyd by a Minnesota police officer.

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A union that represents cleaners, janitors and other service workers in Connecticut says their members are now frontline workers and need better support to do their jobs.

Washington County, Maryland, Sheriff's Office via AP

A college student wanted in connection with two killings in Connecticut was taken into custody when he walked out of a wooded area and surrendered peacefully in Maryland after six days on the run, police said Thursday.

Peter Manfredonia, 23, a University of Connecticut senior, declined to fight extradition back to Connecticut during a brief court hearing Thursday conducted by video. It remained unclear how long he will stay detained in Maryland.

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The U.S. Department of Education has ruled that a Connecticut policy allowing transgender girls to compete in girls’ sports is illegal.