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Robert Honsch. Photo courtesy of New Britain Police.

Mass. Arraignment For Suspect In Murder Of Wife And Daughter

An Ohio man charged with killing his wife and daughter almost two decades ago faces arraignment in one of those slayings. His wife’s body was found in Massachusetts, the daughters was found in Connecticut.

08/25/2014

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State Sells Historic Litchfield County Jail

The state of Connecticut has sold the historic former Litchfield County jail to a real estate investor for $130,000.

08/22/2014

Damage from Tropical Storm Irene in South Windsor. Image courtesy of South Windsor Police.

No Criminal Charges In Irene Aid Fraud

Connecticut prosecutors say they won’t pursue criminal charges against state employees and others who fraudulently obtained emergency food stamp benefits designated for people affected by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

08/22/2014

A ship modeled after the famous slave-trading vessel La Amistad -- on which 53 African slaves revolted in 1839 -- enters the harbor of Havana on March 25, 2010. The replica of the schooner Amistad arrived in the Cuban capital as part of a tour of ports linked to the history of slaving, organized to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its construction. The mutineers aboard the original Amistad -- the subject of a Hollywood film -- were eventually recaptured in the United States, became a cause celebre for abolitionists and won their freedom following a landmark Supreme Court case ruling.  (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Receiver Named To Take Over Amistad Operations

A Connecticut judge has appointed a receiver to take over the operations and finances of the group that runs the state’s official flagship, the Amistad schooner.

08/21/2014

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Woman Denies Giving Teens Alcohol At Party

EASTON, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut woman is denying police allegations that she supplied alcohol to teenagers at a house party in April. Thirty-nine-year-old Eliane Mullen of Greenwich told the Connecticut Post (http://bit.ly/1rnS1gN ) on […]

08/21/2014

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New York Man Kidnaps, Rapes, Greenwich Woman

A 26-year-old New York man has been charged with kidnapping, raping and trying to strangle a Connecticut teenager he had been dating, after they argued in text messages and phone calls.

08/20/2014

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Charges Dropped Against Man In Police Assault Case

A state judge has dismissed assault charges against a man who is accusing Enfield police of beating him up with excessive force and arresting him for no reason

08/20/2014

Arthur Hapgood (Bristol Police Photo)

Bond Set At $2.5 Million In Baby’s Stabbing Death

The Waterbury man accused of killing a one-year-old girl in Bristol Monday evening was in court Tuesday. The judge set bond for Arthur Hapgood at $2.5-million,

08/19/2014

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Janitor Accused In Rehab Center Sex Assaults

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Bridgeport police say a man charged with sexually assaulting three women at a drug rehabilitation center told investigators he had a “lust problem” and succumbed to “temptation.” Forty-year-old Rafael Cartagena of […]

08/19/2014

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