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Fire Danger “Very High” Today In Connecticut

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – There’s a red flag warning up for Connecticut today. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection puts the forest fire danger around the state at “Very High”. The warning is in […]


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Thieves Targeting Unlocked Vehicles

(Vernon,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Vernon  Police are investigating  thefts from unlocked vehicles.The  burglaries occurred  between Tuesday and Friday   during  overnight hours in neighborhoods which include Reed Street,Liberty Street,South Street, Kevin Drive and Fox Hill Drive. Thieves […]


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One Dead In Motorcycle Crash

 PLAINFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident in Plainfield. The body of 24-year-old John Duerr, a resident of the town, was found early Friday afternoon in a wooded area off Canterbury […]


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First Defendant Sentenced In Jewel Heist

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The first defendant in a 2013 kidnapping and robbery of a Connecticut jewelry store will serve more than 14 1/2 years in prison. Twenty-seven-year-old William Davis of Allentown, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty […]


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Police Warn Of Snowplow Thefts

Someone’s been stealing snow plows in the region.


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Governor Names New Education Commissioner

Governor Dannel Malloy has tapped Dr. Dianna Wentzell to be the state’s new education comissioner.


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Reputed Mobster Arrested On Weapons Charge

A reputed Connecticut mobster who has been linked to artwork stolen in 1990 from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has been arrested on a federal weapons charge.


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Police Arrest Boyfriend With Machete On Domestic Violence Charges

A man is under arrest after an early morning domestic incident in Hartford in which the victim reported being strangled. Police also found a machete at the scene and two guns on the suspect,


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Anthem Customers Increasingly Reporting ID Thefts

The state attorney general’s office says Anthem Inc. customers are increasingly reporting fraudulent tax returns being filed using their names and other personal information.


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Woman Dies Of Stab Wounds

Torrington Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old woman early this morning.