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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from WSHU's Tom Kuser, Ebong Udoma, Dan Katz, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis Dunavin and Cassandra Basler

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Johnathon Henninger

A controversial bill to allow a third casino in Connecticut was approved by a key legislative committee today. The bill received reluctant approval in the General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee after an unfavorable legal opinion by Attorney General George Jepsen earlier this week.

Should Gun Owners Have To Show A Permit If Police Ask?

Mar 15, 2017
Rich Pedroncelli / AP

In Connecticut, a new gun bill would require people who openly carry a pistol or revolver to show their gun permit to police upon request. The proposal received mixed reviews during a hearing before the legislature's Judiciary Committee today.

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has dealt a blow to the prospects for a planned Hartford area casino.

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill To Reduce Hate Crimes

Mar 13, 2017
Rich Pedroncelli / AP

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says he will introduce legislation to help combat the recent surge in hate crimes across the nation.

Nor'easter Socks Region With Wind, Snow And Sleet

Mar 13, 2017
Bebeto Matthews / AP

With up to 20 inches of snow, high winds and possible coastal flooding expected, states of emergency have been declared in municipalities around the region on Tuesday.

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