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the Hamden Police Department. A new headquarters building is under construction. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Police Nab Hamden Man On Drug Charges

(Hamden, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man is in custody after Hamden police say he was part of a lengthy drug investigation. On Monday, officers say they conducted a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot […]

01/20/2015

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Man Charged In Willimantic Police Officer Choke

(Willimantic, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Willimantic police are charging a man they say assaulted a city police officer over the weekend. They say just after 8 o’clock Saturday night, 22-year-old Robert O’Connor had become involved in […]

01/20/2015

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 In Hernandez Trial Continues

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) – Jury selection is expected to continue in a Massachusetts courtroom for the murder trial of former New England Patriots star player Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez is charged in the June 2013 […]

01/20/2015

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Metro North: Slight Uptick In Reported Crime

NEW YORK (AP) – Metro-North Railroad is reporting a slight increase in major felonies in 2014 compared with the previous year. The Journal News reports (http://lohud.us/1xtiZRN ) that the increase is driven largely by thefts […]

01/20/2015

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Hartford Police Dismantle Drug Factory

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police seized packaged and raw heroin, drug packaging materials, weapons and cash in two related searches on Friday. Police say the searches on Barker Street and Park Street netted more […]

01/17/2015

Aaron Hernandez, July 24, 2013 (Photo Credit: CBSBoston/WBZ-TV)

Closed Court For Questioning Of Prospective Hernandez Jurors

Dozens of potential jurors have reported for questioning in the murder trial of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who’s charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd.

01/16/2015

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Man Charged In Sexual Assault

VERNON,Conn./CBS Connecticut) –   Vernon Police arrested a 25 year old local man Thursday after a woman reported a man she  knew forcibly sexually assaulted her in a multi-family home on  High Street in town.The victim […]

01/15/2015

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High School Teacher Arrested

(WESTPORT,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –    Westport Police have arrested  a teacher  accused of having a sexual relationship with a student at Staples High School. The investigation revealed 44 year old Theron Kissinger of Southbury and the student […]

01/15/2015

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Wells Fargo Defendant Leaves Jail, Returns To Puerto Rico

Supporters of Puerto Rican independence welcomed a 69-year-old islander home Thursday after he served jail time for his role in the 1983 holdup of a Wells Fargo depot in West Hartford that netted his militant group $7 million– the largest heist in U.S. history at the time.

01/15/2015

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