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HAPPENING NOW: Governor Lamont and state officials give an update on CT's Coronavirus response

HAPPENING NOW: Medical health professionals are set to discuss the threat coronavirus poses to incarcerated people and call on officials to consider releasing them.

HAPPENING NOW: AG Tong holds virtual press conference denouncing #discrimination  against Asian-Americans in relation to #COVID-19 .

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BREAKING: The House of Representatives has passed the $2 trillion #coronavirus  crisis stimulus package.

JUST IN: 27 people have died in the state as a result of the #coronavirus , and 279 more residents have tested positive, bringing the total to 1,291.

JUST IN: President Trump signed a $2.2 trillion economic rescue package.

JUST IN: The FDA has cleared a new rapid test from Abbott Laboratories, which the company says can detect the coronavirus in about 5 minutes.

DEVELOPING STORY: One person dead after late night shooting in Bridgeport.


BREAKING: On Wednesday, a Connecticut judge ruled that Alex Jones must submit to a sworn deposition in a defamation case brought against him by several family members of Sandy Hook victims.

Investigators believe Sunday's fire at the Diyanet Mosque in #NewHaven  was set intentionally. Learn the full story tonight on News 8 at 10 & 11.

The fine details that Chipotle had employees under the age of 18 working past midnight and for more than 48 hours a week.

According to Chief Sarnacki, #Blandford  officers have been working with cruisers that don't work, bulletproof vests that are not fitted to them or might be expired, poor radio communications, inadequate staffing and improper wages.

Cryoseisms, also known as "frost quakes" or "ice quakes," may have been the reason loud booms and banging sounds were reported in the Chicago area, where brutally cold, below-zero wind chills have taken over.

BREAKING: Police are investigating the untimely death of NBA player, Tremont Waters' father, who was found dead at a #WestHaven  hotel.

As the car headed forward, Kharisma James stepped in front of the three children and took the brunt of the hit, witnesses said.

#RECALL - Kellogg's is asking customers to 'leggo their eggos' amid listeria concerns.

A nationwide manhunt for the accused "Facebook killer" has extended into Connecticut.

The two have been charged with larceny and defrauding a public community for allegedly stealing $478,588 from Saxe Middle School and New Canaan High School from 2012 to 2017.