Dan Katz

WSHU News Director

Dan began his career in public radio at WUFT-FM in Gainesville while attending the University of Florida. As host and producer of the Front Page Edition of All Things Considered, he interviewed several key political figures as well as some controversial personalities. He has been recognized by the Florida Associated Press and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists for his feature reporting.

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Alex Brandon / AP

Three Connecticut students took center stage Saturday at the “March For Our Lives” rally in Washington, D.C., organized in response to last month’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that killed 17 people.

Winter Wonderland? Enough Already.

Mar 13, 2018
Steven Senne / AP

Residents in New York and Connecticut are tired of the winter weather as another nor’easter leaves behind slushy sidewalks and wet roads.

Laura Ballou / WSHU

Philanthropist Howard Aibel of Weston, Conn., has died.

Aibel was a vice chair of the Westport Country Playhouse, which recently renamed its campus after him.

In an interview with WSHU, Aibel said he wanted to make his biggest impact as a philanthropist by giving $3 million to the Country Playhouse, which he did earlier this year.

Jessica Hill / AP

After a hearing on Monday, the Connecticut Legislature’s Judiciary Committee cast a tie vote early Tuesday for Justice Andrew McDonald to be the next chief justice of the State Supreme Court.

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Updated at 4 p.m.

Authorities have identified the driver who they say intentionally crashed his car carrying containers of flammable liquid into a Connecticut hospital and set himself on fire.

27-year-old Steven Ellam, of Middletown, was listed in critical condition at Bridgeport Hospital.

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