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Guilty Plea In Connection With Overdose DeathThe case is part of an initiative targeting narcotics dealers who distribute heroin, fentanyl or opioids that case death of serious injury to others
One Dead Following Rollover In GrotonA man is dead following a rollover crash early Monday in Groton.
Lawmakers Debate TollsAt a public hearing today, state lawmakers debated whether to put automated tolls on Connecticut highways.
Former Cromwell Cop Under ArrestA former Cromwell police sergeant has been charged with workers' compensation fraud.
Jury Seated For Hernandez Murder TrialA jury has been selected in the double murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez.

Crime

Guilty Plea In Connection With Overdose DeathThe case is part of an initiative targeting narcotics dealers who distribute heroin, fentanyl or opioids that case death of serious injury to others
Former Cromwell Cop Under ArrestA former Cromwell police sergeant has been charged with workers' compensation fraud.
Jury Seated For Hernandez Murder TrialA jury has been selected in the double murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez.
Police Make Arrest In Friday Night Shooting In BridgeportBridgeport police have made an arrest in a shooting in the city last week that left one man dead and the suspect suffering a gunshot wound.
New Haven Man Gets Decade In Prison For Cocaine Trafficking New Haven man has been sentenced to a decade in federal prison after pleading guilty to cocaine trafficking.
Two Charged With Stealing Wood In North HavenNorth Haven police have arrested two men in connection with thefts from a local wood working company.

Politics

Tribes Select East Windsor For CasinoThe Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes have selected East Windsor for the site of what would be Connecticut's third casino-- at the former Showcase Cinemas site along Interstate 91.
Special Elections Set For Tuesday To Fill 3 Legislative SeatsSpecial elections are being held to fill three Connecticut General Assembly seats vacated by sitting lawmakers who decided to take other state jobs.
Windsor Locks Says It's Still In Casino GameOn the heels of a development agreement for a proposed casino in East Windsor that passed over the weekend, neighboring Windsor Locks officials insist they're still in the running for a gaming venture.
Hundreds Attend Town Hall Hosted By Sen. Richard BlumenthalHundreds have gathered in New Britain for a town hall meeting with Sen. Richard Blumenthal to discuss his plans to combat Republican President Donald Trump's policies.
East Windsor Approves Casino Development AgreementHundreds turned out at East Windsor High School Saturday for a special board of selectmen meeting on plans for a third casino in Connecticut.
Bill Aimed At Protecting State Lands Up For Another VoteLawmakers are being urged to approve legislation needed to have voters decide whether Connecticut's constitution should be changed to provide more protections for state lands.

Business

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Low-Cost Norwegian Air Promises Bargain Flights To EuropeLow-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising cheap trans-Atlantic flights when it starts service to Europe this summer from Connecticut, and Rhode Island and New York's Hudson Valley.
Minority Business Association To Host Annual LuncheonIn honor of Black History Month, the Hartford Enterprise Zone Business Association will hold its annual luncheon to encourage minority business owners to speak directly to public officials and their peers.
UConn Health Fire Department To CloseFinancial pressures cited in the decision to disband
Bloomfield-based Cigna Rejects $48 Billion Anthem Takeover, Sues For DamagesCigna says it is rejecting Anthem's proposed $48 billion acquisition bid and suing the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer.
Health Insurance Merger RejectedJudge says the Cigna-Anthem merger would reduce competition, increase costs and diminish innovation

Regional News

College: Feces Swastika Found In Gender-Neutral BathroomOne of the top art schools in the U.S. is investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti made out of human waste was found in a gender-neutral bathroom.
Jury Selection Begins For Second Hernandez Murder TrialThe Bristol native and former New England Patriot charged in fatal shooting of two men in Boston in 2012
Fatal Skiing Accident At Mohawk Mountain
Storm Postpones Court Hearing On Final 38 Studios SettlementA court hearing on the final settlement in the state's lawsuit over the failure of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company has been postponed due to a winter storm.
Winter Storm Could Drop Foot Of Snow On Northeast USMuch of the northeastern U.S. is preparing for a winter storm that could bring a foot of snow or more to some areas.
What the Fluff? An American Lunchbox Icon is Turning 100Fluff turns 100 this year.

CBS National News

Video captures small plane plunging into 2 homes; several killedAt least three dead, two hurt when plane crashed in Riverside, outside L.A.
Jewish centers cope with bomb threats, officials plan headstone repairsAttorney General Jeff Sessions called the vandalism and bomb threats serious, unacceptable behavior
Several dead after small plane crashes into 2 homes in Riverside, Calif.The Federal Aviation Administration said the Cessna 310 aircraft crashed Monday evening shortly after taking off
Previewing President Trump's first address to joint session of CongressCBSN political contributor and national political reporter for RealClearPolitics, Caitlin Huey-Burns, looks ahead to President Trump's Tuesday address to a joint session of Congress. Huey-Burns also reacts to the latest on investigations into possible ties between the White House and Russia.

CBS World News

Video captures small plane plunging into 2 homes; several killed
Jewish centers cope with bomb threats, officials plan headstone repairs
Judge blocks Calif. law protecting privacy of lawmakers who voted for firearms restrictions
Airstrikes pound northwest Syria as Geneva talks continue

CBS News Politics

More than 100 generals sign letter warning against budget cutsThe 120 generals say it is important to keep funding for non-military foreign policy initiatives
Previewing President Trump's first address to joint session of CongressCBSN political contributor and national political reporter for RealClearPolitics, Caitlin Huey-Burns, looks ahead to President Trump's Tuesday address to a joint session of Congress. Huey-Burns also reacts to the latest on investigations into possible ties between the White House and Russia.
President Trump lays out parts of domestic agendaPresident Trump is laying out parts of his domestic agenda ahead of his address to the joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Mr. Trump revealed details for a proposed military budget and an Obamacare replacement plan. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett joins CBSN with the latest from The White House.
The cost to taxpayers of protecting Trump's kids on overseas business tripsEric Trump is set for his fourth international business trip this year, each with Secret Service agents in tow

CBS Entertainment News

BMW in which Tupac Shakur was fatally shot is for sale for $1.5MCalifornia memorabilia dealer Moments in Time has listed the 1996 BMW 750iL on its website
Remembering the career of actor Bill PaxtonBill Paxton, star of movies like "Twister," "Titanic" and "Aliens," died over the weekend due to complications from surgery. He was 61. Don Dahler looks back at his career.
"Moonlight" wins Best Picture Oscar after "La La Land" was mistakenly announced as the winner"Moonlight" won best picture at the Oscars after "La La Land" was mistakenly announced as the winner at first. The mix-up unfolded onstage at the 89th annual awards. CBS News correspondent Chris Martinez has the latest.
Oscars 2017 ratings the lowest since 2008The 32.9 million viewers tuning into Sunday’s Oscars represented a drop-off of more than a million from last year

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