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State High Court To Rule On Death Penalty

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Supreme Court has told lawyers it will release a decision Thursday that could decide the fate of the inmates currently facing the possibility of execution in the state. It comes […]

08/13/2015

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Two Charged Following Disturbance

(VERNON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  -Two men were arrested  after Vernon Police responded to the report of a  disturbance involving several people on Woodland Street,near Prospect Street in the Rockville section of town late  Tuesday morning.It was reported […]

08/11/2015

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CCSU Professor Arrested Again

(MIDDLETOWN,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A Central Connecticut State University   professor  who was promoted   to full professorship , despite  several arrests , has now been accused of shoplifting  $1,300  in goods from  The Home Depot on Washington […]

08/05/2015

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Former Hartford Cop Arrested After Hospital Outburst

(NEW LONDON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  – A  former Hartford Police Officer arrested twice last week and then again twice over the weekend has been arrested again  after disturbance in the Emergency Room at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital […]

08/03/2015

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Hartford Man Sentenced In Two City Murders

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Hartford man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for two killings in 2006 and 2009 that had been featured on “cold case playing cards” that authorities hand out […]

07/30/2015

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Second Man Sentenced In Murder For Hire

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut man convicted of hiring a hit man to kill his pregnant girlfriend after she refused to have an abortion was sentenced to 80 years in prison Thursday and immediately […]

07/30/2015

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Hernandez Lawyer Wants To Question Tipster

A lawyer for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is asking a judge to let him question under oath a woman who called him anonymously and raised questions about a member of the jury that convicted his client of murder.

07/28/2015

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Convicted Felon Facing Firearms And Other Charges

(BRISTOL,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A  convicted felon has a Monday date in Bristol Superior Court after  police say he pointed a handgun at a woman on Davis Street   shortly after 3 am  Saturday. 34 year old  […]

07/26/2015

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Former Middlebury Fire Chief To Appeal Theft Conviction

A former fire chief in Connecticut has been found guilty of using town money to pay for his private electrical business and personal expenses.

07/24/2015