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Gary Castonguay (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Dead Officer’s Family To Speak At Parole Hearing

 PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ Relatives of a police officer who was fatally shot more than 35 years ago will get a chance to object to the decision to parole the convicted killer. Gary Castonguay was […]

02/19/2015

Aaron Hernandez  (Courtesy CBS Boston/WBZ-TV)

Bubble Gum Part Of Hernandez Trial Testimony

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) – A police detective has described how officers found a shell casing and blue bubble gum that they used to link former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to a June […]

02/18/2015

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The Connecticut Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Convicted Murderer

The Connecticut Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a convicted murderer who claims the trial judge improperly dismissed the only member of the jury who believed he wasn’t guilty.

02/17/2015

File photo of an American flag. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Litchfield Historic District Commission Asks US Supreme Court to Throw Out Lawsuit

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ A historic district in Connecticut being sued for rejecting plans for a synagogue in 2007 is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the lawsuit. The Litchfield Historic District Commission […]

02/17/2015

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)

Hernandez Attorneys Attack Police Investigation

Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are going after officers in the murder investigation, focusing on what they say is sloppy police work.

02/17/2015

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Sandy Hook Families Ask To Have Gun Suit In State Court

The families of nine children and adults killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting are asking a federal judge to return their lawsuit against gun maker Remington to state court, where legal experts say it may have a better chance of succeeding.

02/17/2015

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Florida Man Sentenced In Eli Lilly Theft

(NEW HAVEN,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A Hialeah ,Florida man has been sentenced to a year in prison  followed  by three years  supervised release  and ordered to pay approximately 60 million dollars in restitution for his   role […]

02/12/2015

Wilfrido Cardenas Hoffman (Courtesy federal prosecutors)

Man Sentenced For Making Threatening Newtown Calls

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man accused of making phone threats to Newtown residents in the days after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings has been sentenced. Wilfrido Cardenas Hoffman gets a year and a […]

02/12/2015

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Madison Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

(Madison, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Madison police have arrested a town woman and teacher on sexual assault charges involving a juvenile. Police say 37-year-old Allison Marchese turned herself in this morning. The investigation was launched last […]

02/12/2015

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