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Hartford Public Safety Complex. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

A Legal Loss For Hartford

A Connecticut city’s reputation as one of America’s most dangerous communities did not give police officers the right to invade a yard where they killed a family dog after getting an erroneous tip that guns were hidden in an abandoned car behind the home, a federal appeals court said Thursday.

10/30/2014

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Third-Grader To Return To Class Friday After Being Barred In Ebola Scare

A Milford third-grader will be back in class on Friday after being barred by the district because she had traveled to Africa.

10/30/2014

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Stalker Sentenced

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stalking a woman in Connecticut and planting acid-filled bottle bombs in her car. Fifty-three-year-old Frank Mendoza of Jacksonville, Florida, […]

10/30/2014

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Judge Rejects Request To Move Hernandez Trial

A Massachusetts judge has rejected a request from former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move his trial in the fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player to a different county.

10/30/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty In Stolen Check Scheme

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A Bridgeport man who stole mail containing blank checks or credit card “convenience checks,” which he then used to buy cars, motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles for sale online has pleaded […]

10/30/2014

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