Connecticut

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Senate President Martin Looney of New Haven needs a new kidney. This was made public on a Facebook post by Father James Manship, pastor of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in New Haven, where Looney was a parishioner in his youth.  

Senator Looney says he’s just been approved for a kidney transplant at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and he feels fine right now.

He says he’s thankful that Father Manship posted the appeal on Facebook because the average wait for a kidney transplant for those who don’t have a family match is four to five years.  

M. Spencer Green / AP

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says there have been no credible threats of possible cyberattacks on the upcoming November elections.

Davis Dunavin / WSHU

There are questions that might stump even the most dedicated country music fan: Who kickstarted the country music industry in the 1920s, even before big names like Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family? And why is this Texas musician buried in Bridgeport, Connecticut?

Conn. Putting Millions Into Renovating Tennis Stadium

Aug 16, 2016
Fred Beckham / AP

Tennis stars arriving next week for the Connecticut Open will be greeted with a newly renovated players' center.

It's the first major renovation to the Connecticut Tennis Center since the stadium opened in 1991, but it won't be the last.

Courtesy of United States Postal Service

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is pushing the U.S. Postal Service to re-issue a stamp recognizing Gold Star families.

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