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John  Larson, Feb. 18, 2013

Larson To Host Community Forum Tonight

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Democratic Congressman John Larson is holding a community forum in the district tonight. Larson is expected to discuss such hot-button issues as immigration and the federal budget, which await lawmakers […]

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Former Lawyer Appeals Murder-For-Hire Conviction

A Connecticut woman is seeking a new trial in a murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows.

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Weather Aside, Manchester Road Race Still A Go

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) – Manchester Road Race officials say a few inches of snow won’t stop their annual Thanksgiving Day run. More than 14,000 people have registered for the 78th annual, 4.7-mile race, including some […]

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New Trial Sought In Murder-For-Hire Case

ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut woman is seeking a new trial in a murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows. Former lawyer and Ledyard […]

4 hours ago

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Foodshare Meets Turkey Goal; Still Seeking $ Donations

Foodshare says it made its turkey goal –but not its cash goal — for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Corey Schmitt at a UConn gathering in 2010, sitting next to then-Senator Joe Lieberman. Photo from the UConn Today web site. http://today.uconn.edu/blog/2010/04/lieberman-discusses-dont-ask-dont-tell

Former UConn Trustee Avoids Prison On Larceny Rap

VERNON, Conn. (AP) – A Vernon man who faced up to seven years in prison on prescription drug fraud charges and accusations he moved $73,000 of federal aid into his and others’ accounts while working […]

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CLAYTON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: A worker moves barricades outside of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center on November 24, 2014 in Clayton, Missouri. A St. Louis County grand jury has reached a decision on whether or not to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown that sparked riots in Ferguson, Missouri last August. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Latest From Ferguson, Missouri

Despite calls for calm from the White House, St. Louis-area community leaders and the family of Michael Brown, there have been gunshots and vandalism in a section of Ferguson, Missouri.

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Voice Of NCAA Champions, Joe D Encounters Another Champion

Joe D, the Voice of the NCAA Champion Huskies encountered another champion Monday — former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson.

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Latest From Simsbury Police On Death On Iron Horse Boulevard

Simsbury police say their investigation into the death of Melissa Millan continues, but as of late Monday, there were no new updates in the case.

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Victim In Cheshire Pedestrian Fatal Identified

(Cheshire, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Cheshire police have released the name of the man killed in a pedestrian versus motor vehicle accident last Thursday. They say 67-year-old Ji Zheng Cai of Brooklyn, New York was attempting […]

11/24/2014

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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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