City | 7:55 pm | March 21, 2012 | By Nick Defiesta

Poll shows Connecticut residents support medical weed

Medical marijuana may be coming soon to a Connecticut near you.

Connecticut residents support the legalization of medical marijuana but oppose the repeal of the death penalty, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. Sixty-eight percent of the poll’s respondents said they support allowing patients with a chronic illness to obtain small amounts of marijuana with a prescription. Only 27 percent said they oppose medical »

City | 9:17 pm | March 9, 2012 | By James Lu

New bill would protect right to photograph cops

The Connecticut State Capitol building in Hartford.

The state legislature will hold a public hearing in Hartford next week on a bill to protect citizens’ right to film or photograph police officers on duty. Sponsored by State Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney, a Democrat who represents New Haven, the bill will give citizens a statutory right to sue if they are prevented »