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Testimony Begins In East Hartford Triple Murder

Testimony in the trial of a Manchester man charged in the slayings of his mother and two house guests in 2010 has started.


Area behind a Hartford Road shopping plaza, searched by police in April, 2015, in connection with a serial killer investigation.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

4 Additional Bodies In New Britain; One Confirmed ID

The remains of at least four more victims have been found in a wooded area behind a strip mall that police described Monday as the dumping ground for a serial killer suspected in seven deaths.


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Hernandez Facing Additional Charges In 2012 Killings

BOSTON (AP)  – Former New England Patriots player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez is facing another criminal charge: witness intimidation. Hernandez was convicted last month of killing a man in June 2013. He also faces […]



Waterbury Drug Suspect Wants Arrest Tossed After Arresting Officer Fired

An attorney for a Waterbury man who pleaded guilty to drug and weapons crimes is seeking to have his conviction thrown out after the arresting officer was fired.


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West Haven Police Charge Suspect In Bar Shooting

Police have arrested a West Haven man in connection with a shooting outside a city bar that left a woman with a shotgun wound to her face.


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Man Charged In Rape Of Girlfriend’s Daughter

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – A 26-year-old Bridgeport man has been charged with raping his girlfriend’s 13-year-old daughter. Police say Angel Torres was arrested Tuesday and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and risk of […]


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Second Arrest Made In New Britain Homicide

(New Britain, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – New Britain police have made a second arrest in connection with a homicide from last December. They’re charging 32-year-old Idaliz Zavala-Burgos of Springfield, Massachusetts with conspiracy to commit murder. Burgos’ […]


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Former Judicial Marshal Arrested Again

(Southbury, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A former judicial marshal who’d been previously arrested on charges of promoting prostitution and child pornography has been arrested yet again. Fifty-three-year-old Michael Connelly turned himself in to State Police in […]


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Arrest Made In Fatal Hit And Run

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Police have charged an East Hartford woman in connection with a fatal-hit-and-run accident that killed an 8-year-old boy last month. Eight-year-old Carlos Hernandez was struck on Burnside Avenue on April […]