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UConn Suspends Sorority, Frat In Hazing Probe

The University of Connecticut has temporarily suspended a sorority and a fraternity and barred them from hosting or participating in activities while school officials review an alleged hazing incident.

03/11/2014

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Woman Arrested In School Threats

An 18-year-old Connecticut woman has been arrested after police said she allegedly made verbal threats of violence against two schools.

03/06/2014

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Threat Suspect Appears in Court

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ An 18-year-old Connecticut woman has been arrested after police said she allegedly made verbal threats of violence against two schools. Police said Natalie Carpenter of Torrington was arrested Tuesday. She appeared […]

03/05/2014

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Attorney: Report Unfairly Blames Ex-UConn Dean

An attorney for a University of Connecticut faculty member facing discipline for his handling of sexual misconduct allegations against a colleague says his client was unfairly singled out for criticism by an investigative report.

02/28/2014

University of Connecticut Trustees (Michael Guerrera/WTIC Photo)

Termination Recommended For UConn Professor Miller, Former Dean Woods

The University of Connecticut has begun disciplinary proceedings against a professor accused of misconduct and a former dean faulted for not taking stronger action after learning of allegations that the professor had sexually abused children.

02/27/2014

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Republicans Petition To Hold Hearing On “Common Core” Standards

Republican House members announced Wednesday they have collected enough signatures to force the General Assembly’s Education Committee to hold a public hearing on Connecticut’s implementation of the so-called Common Core education curriculum and new teacher evaluation process.

02/26/2014

University of Connecticut Trustees (Michael Guerrera/WTIC Photo)

Investigation Finds UConn Officials Knew Of Abuse Allegations For A Decade

University of Connecticut officials knew of sexual abuse allegations against a music professor a decade before taking action, putting students at the school and the community at risk, according to an independent investigative report released Wednesday.

02/26/2014

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Great-Granddad Picks Up Wrong 5-Year-Old At School

Parents in a small eastern Connecticut town say they’re upset and demanding action by local officials after a man went to a school to pick up his great-grandson and took the wrong child home.

02/26/2014

Walter "Doc" Hurley, 2007 (Courtesy Connecticut Veterans Parade)

Hartford Foundation Funds New Doc Hurley Scholarship

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving says it has received enough support to be able to offer a new Doc Hurley scholarship this year.

02/24/2014