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Whitnum Sues Greenwich Over Israeli Event

Greenwich officials have rejected an $11,000 proposed settlement of a lawsuit with a former U.S. Senate candidate who claims photos and videos at Town Hall of a bar mitzvah and pro-Israel event violated the Constitution by promoting a religion.


Boston Marathon, 2011 (Elsa/Getty Images)

Guilty Verdict In Marathon Bombing

The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial came back after about eleven hours of deliberations.


Aaron Hernandez  (Courtesy CBS Boston/WBZ-TV)

Hernandez Jury Asks For List Of Exhibits

Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez have asked for a list of the 439 exhibits they have to sift through as they decide whether to convict him.


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Former State Trooper Pleads In Sex Assault

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A former Connecticut state trooper accused of sexually assaulting an 81-year-old woman has pleaded no contest to one count of first-degree sexual assault. The Hartford Courant reports 43-year-old Jeffrey LaPorto entered […]


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Defense Leads Off Hernandez Closing Argument

A lawyer for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has told jurors that there is only one possible and lawful verdict in his client’s murder trial: not guilty.


Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State Supreme Court Says Deportation Ruling Not Retroactive

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A 35-year-old man who has lived in Connecticut since he was 14 faces deportation to Haiti after the state Supreme Court ruled his lawyer didn’t have to tell him that pleading […]


Hernandez trial courtroom (Courtesy CBS Digital/WBZ-TV)

Jury Expected To Get Hernandez Case This Week

With the jury expected to get the case in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial this week, the Associated Press reviewed what’s happened so far.


Martin Silvestro (Courtesy East Hartford Police)

Suspect Charged In East Hartford Bank Robbery

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police have made an arrest in a bank robbery last month in East Hartford. They say the First Niagara branch on Main Street was hit on March 25. Their investigation […]


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Judge Hears Motions In Hernandez Case

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is back in court as the judge overseeing his murder trial hears arguments regarding the instructions she will give to the jury.