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Turnout for municipal elections in Connecticut continues to be low, with 32.7 percent of registered voters going to the polls earlier this week.

Connecticut's governor is encouraging the state to consider raising the age at which criminal offenders can be treated as juveniles.

New Britain has replaced its former Double-A baseball team with an independent minor league club.

Two Connecticut teenagers are accused of dressing up on Halloween to resemble the Columbine High School killers and threatening to harm students at their school.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Rhodes scholar who worked in the administrations of both President Barack Obama and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be the next mayor of Hartford.

Two new courts specifically aimed at helping military veterans in legal trouble are opening in Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts lawmakers are planning a public hearing on nearly 100 bills related to the state's judicial system.

Two more men have been arrested on hazing charges following last year's death of a University at Albany student who drank an excessive amount of alcohol.

The Times Union reports that Joseph Angilletta and Austin Bacchus surrendered to police Friday.

The men, who are both 20, were each charged with one count of first-degree hazing. They were arraigned in city court and released.

Police arrested five other men on the same charge last week.

The arrests followed what police are calling an initiation for an unsanctioned fraternity.

Police have launched an investigation after a contractor unearthed bones in the backyard of a Schenectady home.

The Times Union says crime scene investigators were at the home Saturday.

Authorities say the contractor was installing a fence at the home on Monday when he found the bones buried about a foot underground.

Schenectady Police say the man took the bones home and showed them to his wife, who is a nurse. When she told him the remains might be human, he returned them to the house.


New York's chief financial regulator has announced he'll soon leave the post.