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Daughter Ordered Committed To Maximum Security Pyschiatric Hospital In Mother Torture Case

A Connecticut woman who authorities say tortured her 70-year-old mother for more than three hours before giving up in apparent frustration when she wouldn’t die has been committed to a maximum-security psychiatric hospital for 40 years.

01/13/2015

File photo of handcuffs. (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Teen Charged In Attack In Hamden

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) – Hamden police say they have arrested a 15-year-old girl in connection with an attack and robbery in November that left a 19-year-old woman with her clothes torn off and her eyes […]

01/13/2015

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 Continues In Hernandez Murder Trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) – The final set of prospective jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected in court. Today marks the end of the first phase […]

01/13/2015

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Families Of Two Newtown Victims Sue Town And School Board

The wrongful death lawsuit alleges security measures at the Connecticut school were not adequate.

01/12/2015

Aaron Hernandez sits in the courtroom of the Attleboro District Court during his hearing on Aug. 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Mass. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Continues In Hernandez Murder Trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) – Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due back in court for the second day of jury selection in his murder trial. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing […]

01/12/2015

Lisa Wilson-Foley and former governor John Rowland share a laugh at a fundraiser for her 2012 congressional campaign. Photo from government evidence in the Rowland trial.

Sentencing Delayed For Lisa Wilson-Foley

A federal judge has postponed the sentencing of former Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley in the campaign finance scandal that also led to the conviction of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland.

01/10/2015

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FormerTeacher Charged With Sexual Assault Arrested Again

(STAMFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut) -The  former Stamford High School teacher charged with sexual assault, accused of having a sexual relationship with two  students has  been charged with Threatening and  Violation of Conditions of Release. Police say the […]

01/09/2015

Hartford Superior Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Football Captain Sentenced In Fatal Stabbing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A former high school football captain was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Friday for fatally stabbing a man who he said sexually abused him as a minor, provided him […]

01/09/2015

Brian Foley leaves New Haven Federal Court, after being sentenced to 3 years of probation, the first three months of which are to be served in a halfway house. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Three Months In Halfway House, Probation For Foley In Campaign Conspiracy

A Connecticut businessman who admitted conspiring to hide payments from his wife’s congressional campaign to former Gov. John G. Rowland has been sentenced to three years’ probation, including three months in a halfway house.

01/09/2015

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