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Defense Leads Off Hernandez Closing Argument

A lawyer for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has told jurors that there is only one possible and lawful verdict in his client’s murder trial: not guilty.

04/07/2015

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State Supreme Court Says Deportation Ruling Not Retroactive

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A 35-year-old man who has lived in Connecticut since he was 14 faces deportation to Haiti after the state Supreme Court ruled his lawyer didn’t have to tell him that pleading […]

04/06/2015

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Jury Expected To Get Hernandez Case This Week

With the jury expected to get the case in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial this week, the Associated Press reviewed what’s happened so far.

04/05/2015

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Suspect Charged In East Hartford Bank Robbery

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police have made an arrest in a bank robbery last month in East Hartford. They say the First Niagara branch on Main Street was hit on March 25. Their investigation […]

04/04/2015

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Judge Hears Motions In Hernandez Case

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is back in court as the judge overseeing his murder trial hears arguments regarding the instructions she will give to the jury.

04/03/2015

Hernandez trial courtroom (Courtesy CBS Digital/WBZ-TV)

Prosecution Rests At Hernandez Trial

he prosecution rested Thursday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez after spending more than two months presenting a case that he killed the boyfriend of his fiancee’s sister.

04/02/2015

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Owner Of Mystic Pizza Pleads Guilty To Tax Charges

The owner of Mystic Pizza, which gained national fame as the namesake of a 1988 movie starring Julia Roberts, has pleaded guilty to tax evasion and financial crimes related to more than half a million dollars in proceeds from the restaurant.

04/01/2015

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Court Documents: Father Did Internet Search On “Shaken Baby”

Court documents show a 21-year-old Woodbury man whose daughter suffered a head injury last June had searched the term “shaken baby syndrome” on his smart phone shortly after the girl was injured.

04/01/2015

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Former Torrington High Student Files Suit, Alleging Sexual Assault By Football Player

A former Torrington High School student has filed a federal lawsuit alleging he was sexually assaulted during almost two years of bullying he endured at the hands of football players.

04/01/2015