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Man Shot Overnight In Hartford

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police in Hartford are investigating a shooting from overnight. They say a male victim was shot in the torso in the area of Evergreen Avenue around 3 o’clock this morning. He […]

05/23/2015

Emerald Ash Borer (courtesy Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

State To Campers: Leave Wood At Home

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut environmental officials are asking campers not to bring in their own firewood into campsites in the state. Officials with the Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection say bringing wood […]

05/23/2015

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Effort to Expand Police Mental Health Coverage Progresses

A long-running effort to extend workers’ compensation benefits to police officers who receive mental health injuries on the job cleared a key hurdle Friday after years of defeat in the General Assembly.

05/22/2015

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Man Charged In Severe Beating of East Hampton Mother-in-Law

State police have arrested a Portland man in connection with a home invasion and assault at an East Hampton horse farm that nearly killed his mother-in-law.

05/22/2015

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Connecticut Man Gets 2 Years In Prison For Deadly Crash

A Connecticut man who drove drunk and caused a fiery crash that killed his wife has been sentenced to two years in prison.

05/22/2015

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Mistrial Declared In East Hartford Triple Murder Case

A judge has declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked in the case of a man accused in the 2010 bludgeoning deaths of his mother and two other people in East Hartford.

05/22/2015

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Body Found In Connecticut River Identified

(Glastonbury, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Glastonbury police have released the name of a man whose body was found floating on the Connecticut River earlier this month. He’s been identified as 49-year-old Noel Hernandez of Hartford. His […]

05/22/2015

Plymouth Finance Director David Bertnagel (left) at a public appearance at town hall in July, 2014. Photo from Plymouth town web site.

Plymouth Ex-official Sentenced To Prison For Embezzlement

A former finance director for the town of Plymouth has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for embezzling more than $800,000.

05/22/2015

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Child Found Wandering Hartford Streets

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police in Hartford say a toddler is safe after he was found wandering the city streets early this morning. Just before 5:30, they say a resident brought the three-year-old to police […]

05/22/2015

Wesleyan University senior and neuroscience major Eric Lonergan, 22, is arraigned at Middletown Superior Court on Wednesday, Feb. 25 for possession of controlled substances among other charges.  Courtroom pool photo by Patrick Raycraft |  praycraft@courant.com

Feds Announce Charges In Wesleyan Overdoses

Two people have been indicted on federal charges alleging they distributed party drugs at Wesleyan University that sent 11 people to hospitals in February.

05/22/2015