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Senator Slams GM For Not Sharing Information In State Woman’s Death

Senator Richard Blumenthal says it’s “unconscionable” that the family of a Connecticut woman never was told she was killed in a crash believed to have involved a faulty General Motors ignition system.


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Motorist Draws 2 Years In Motorcyclist’s Death

A judge has sentenced a 25-year-old woman to two years in prison on a manslaughter conviction after she caused an accident while texting that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist.


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Appellate Court Rejects DNA Test Argument Of Convicted Murderer

Connecticut’s second-highest court Monday rejected the appeal of a convicted murderer who challenged DNA evidence that led to his arrest and the exoneration of another man who served two decades in prison for the killing.



Defendant Pleads Guilty To Federal Murder Charge

A 21-year-old Bridgeport man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge in a drug-related homicide that occurred two years ago.



Appellate Court Reviews Verdict In Police Shooting

Connecticut’s second-highest court is reviewing a jury verdict that cleared Bridgeport police of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of an unarmed South Carolina man in 2008.


A typo on a local Connecticut election ballot has helped James J. Butler be elected to office when it was his father, James R. Butler, who was the candidate. (credit: Getty Images)

Election Day Snafus May Lead To Legislative Action

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Election Day problems four years after snarls in Bridgeport may prompt the Connecticut legislature to change election law. Early Tuesday morning voters in Hartford were told at several polling stations that […]


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Hernandez Cousin Seeks Charge Dismissal

A cousin of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez wants a conspiracy charge dismissed because her attorney says prosecutors didn’t tell a Massachusetts grand jury that a key witness failed a lie detector test, new court documents show.


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FBI Arrests Middlebury Fire Chief

Longtime Middlebury fire Chief Paul Perrotti has been arrested several months after federal agents seized some computers and finance records from the fire station.


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Judge Denies Special Probation In Horse Abuse

A Redding woman accused of neglecting two horses is headed to trial after a judge denied her request to enter a special probation program.



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