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State Moves To Address Prison Rapes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The number of substantiated cases of sexual abuse inside Connecticut’s prisons and halfway houses rose from two in 2013 to 14 last year, something state officials and victims’ advocates say is […]

05/25/2015

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Orange Man To Enter Insanity Plea In Mother’s Murder

The lawyer for an Orange man accused of fatally beating his mother last year has indicated he intends to pursue an insanity defense.

05/22/2015

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Woman Charged In School PTO Embezzlement

(Monroe, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Monroe police are charging a woman after they say she embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from local school Parent-Teacher Organization. The arrest of 34-year-old Sarah Chiarelli is the culmination of […]

05/21/2015

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Teen Back In Court On Charges In Fatal Fire

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) – A 19-year-old Southington man must decide whether to take a plea deal in a manslaughter case stemming from a fatal fire that prosecutors say began when he threw a firework […]

05/18/2015

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Stamford Principal Will Fight Firing

A lawyer for Stamford High School principal Donna Valentine says she will fight a recommendation that she be fired.

05/18/2015

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Perjury Charge Dropped Against Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancee

A perjury charge was dropped Friday against the fiancee of former New England Patriots star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez.

05/15/2015

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Man Threatens Child In Gas Station

(Wallingford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – In Wallingford, police are charging a man after they say he walked into a town gas station with a young child and threatened to harm the youngster. It was a little […]

05/14/2015

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Testimony Begins In East Hartford Triple Murder

Testimony in the trial of a Manchester man charged in the slayings of his mother and two house guests in 2010 has started.

05/12/2015

Area behind a Hartford Road shopping plaza, searched by police in April, 2015, in connection with a serial killer investigation.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

4 Additional Bodies In New Britain; One Confirmed ID

The remains of at least four more victims have been found in a wooded area behind a strip mall that police described Monday as the dumping ground for a serial killer suspected in seven deaths.

05/11/2015