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Dog Fishes Out Illegal Fish

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A dog with an apparent nose for fish helped snag two Bridgeport fishermen trying to make off with an illegal stash of striped bass this weekend. Saydee the labrador retriever is […]

05/11/2015

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Waterbury Drug Suspect Wants Arrest Tossed After Arresting Officer Fired

An attorney for a Waterbury man who pleaded guilty to drug and weapons crimes is seeking to have his conviction thrown out after the arresting officer was fired.

05/11/2015

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West Haven Police Charge Suspect In Bar Shooting

Police have arrested a West Haven man in connection with a shooting outside a city bar that left a woman with a shotgun wound to her face.

05/11/2015

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East Providence Woman Stabbed To Death In Front Of Daughter

Police say 42-year-old Christine Santurri was returning to her apartment after visiting her mother Sunday when Yuland Stanfield attacked her in front of her 21-year-old daughter.

05/11/2015

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.

New Britain Police To Give “Major” Update On Remains Found

Authorities investigating a suspected serial killer are planning what they say will be a “significant” update Monday afternoon on human remains found last month behind the same strip mall where the partial skeletons of three women were discovered in 2007.

05/11/2015

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Two Injured In Hartford Shooting

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police are investigating an early morning shooting. Units were dispatched to the area of Hilliside Avenue and Wilson Wtreet on a report two people had been shot. One person was […]

05/09/2015

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Synthetic Pot Leads To Spike In Hospitalizations

National figures include about a dozen people who became ill in Willimantic, Connecticut after taking K2 believed to be laced with the hallucinogen PCP

05/08/2015

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Bridgeport Man Pleads Guilty in Car Theft, TV-Like Crash

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP)  A Bridgeport man faces 15 years in prison after police say he stole a car and fled with the owner clinging to the roof. The Connecticut Post reports Carlos Vidal Jr. pleaded […]

05/08/2015

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Suspect Vehicle Hits School Bus

(West Haven, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Seven students sustained minor injuries this morning when a vehicle fleeing authorites struck their school bus. It was just after 11:30 when the bus carrying 13 children was struck in […]

05/07/2015