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Fired Transgender Officer Files Suit

A transgender Connecticut police officer fired last June has filed a lawsuit alleging discrimination based on sexual orientation and wrongful termination.

01/20/2015

the Hamden Police Department. A new headquarters building is under construction. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Police Nab Hamden Man On Drug Charges

(Hamden, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man is in custody after Hamden police say he was part of a lengthy drug investigation. On Monday, officers say they conducted a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot […]

01/20/2015

Aaron Hernandez Court Appearance

Jury Selection Resumes At Hernandez Trial

Jury selection is continuing in Massachusetts for the murder trial of former New England Patriots star player Aaron Hernandez.

01/20/2015

Photo from Willimantic Police Department web site

Man Charged In Willimantic Police Officer Choke

(Willimantic, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Willimantic police are charging a man they say assaulted a city police officer over the weekend. They say just after 8 o’clock Saturday night, 22-year-old Robert O’Connor had become involved in […]

01/20/2015

NORTH ATTLEBORO, MA - AUGUST 22: Aaron Hernandez is escorted into the courtroom of the Attleboro District Court for his hearing on August 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge for the death of Odin Lloyd.

Jury Selection In Hernandez Trial Continues

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) – Jury selection is expected to continue in a Massachusetts courtroom for the murder trial of former New England Patriots star player Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez is charged in the June 2013 […]

01/20/2015

(Credit, Meghan Ross)

More Offenders Paying Fines Electronically

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – State revenue from fines paid electronically are up as offenders go online rather than challenge infractions in person. The Republican-American reports (http://bit.ly/1CeosRB ) that for the first six months of the […]

01/20/2015

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Passenger Sues Police, Charging Excessive Force

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A passenger in a car that hit a police cruiser two years ago is suing officers on accusations they used excessive force. Antonio Lostaunau has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. […]

01/20/2015

Lisa Wilson-Foley, 2012 campaign (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Former Candidate Seeks Sentencing Delay

Former Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley faces the prospect of a federal prison sentence this week in the campaign finance scandal that also led to the conviction of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland.

01/18/2015

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Dealer Sentenced For Fraudulent Art Sales

A Connecticut art dealer convicted in the sale of fraudulent artwork has been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison.

01/16/2015

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