In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 photo, Aedes aegypti mosquitoes sit in a petri dish at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. The mosquito is a vector for the proliferation of the Zika virus spreading throughout Latin America. New figures from Brazil's Health Ministry show that the Zika virus outbreak has not caused as many confirmed cases of a rare brain defect as first feared. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico

Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financia…

The VW sign of Germany's car company Volkswagen is displayed at the building of a company's retailer in, Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Connecticut leads the way in Volkswagen investigation

Connecticut is one of six states leading the way in a multi-jurisdictional investigation into Volkswagen.

Medical marijuana (file).

Bill allowing medical marijuana for kids faces Senate vote

A bill that would allow minors with certain debilitating conditions to use Connecticut’s medical marijuana program faces its final legislati…

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Heroin sales investigation leads to arrest of 23-year-old

A 23-year-old Hartford man has been arrested following an investigation into heroin sales in the state.

State Capitol building in Hartford. (WTNH / Noelle Gardner)

New budget figures show Connecticut deficit has grown

Connecticut’s budget problems have worsened once again.