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Hartford Hospital Announces New Construction

Hartford Hospital is building its first new patient care facility in decades.

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Jury Awards Connecticut Family In Wrongful Death Suit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The family of a state Department of Transportation supervisor struck and killed on Route 8 near the Waterbury-Naugatuck line in 2012 has been awarded nearly $7.3 million in a wrongful-death lawsuit. […]

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Lawsuit: Detained Transgender Teen Treated As Boy

Lawyers for a 16-year-old transgender girl detained in Connecticut say she’s being forced to wear male clothing and staff members keep calling her by her male birth name.

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A painting by Ellis Ruley. Image courtesy of Glenn Palmedo-Smith.

Documentary Maker Suspects Norwich Artist’s Death Was Robbery Gone Bad

The bodies of long-dead Norwich artist Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law are being reburied today at noon.

6 hours ago

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Hernandez Lawyers In Court Today

BOSTON (AP) – Prosecutors and lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are expected in court for a status conference in his Boston double homicide case. Hernandez is charged in the 2012 killings […]

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Police: Hamden Killing Not Random

Hamden police say the shooting death of a 56-year-old man by a visitor who knocked on his door was not random.

8 hours ago

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Governor Doubts UBS Will Stick To jobs Agreement

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he doubts financial services giant UBS will keep 2,000 jobs in Stamford over five years as part of its 2011 agreement in exchange for $20 million in state incentives.

9 hours ago

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Reports: Untimely Death In Manchester

Connecticut State Police are assisting Manchester Police in the investigation of an untimely death.

14 hours ago

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Famed Designer de la Renta Dies At Connecticut Home

Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, died Monday at his Connecticut home.

14 hours ago

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Man Sentenced For 5 Pharmacy Robberies

A man who admitted robbing five pharmacies in Connecticut last year has been sentenced to 5 years in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release.

16 hours ago

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A sculpture crafted from 2,000 pounds of disassembled guns has gone on display in Hartford's Bushnell Park through early next year.  Artist Michael Kalish spent four years turning the weapons into a handshake, symbolizing community unity.  (Rosemarie Chandler/WTIC Photo)

Buy-Back Guns Become Anti-Violence Art

A sculpture crafted from 2,000 pounds of disassembled guns has gone on display in Hartford’s Bushnell Park through early next year. Artist Michael Kalish spent four years turning the weapons into a handshake, symbolizing community unity.

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