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Greenwich Police Investigate Two Armed Robberies

Police in Greenwich are investigating a pair of armed robberies that took place over the weekend.

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Christopher Michael Plaskon, 16, of Milford,  in his first public court appearance Friday, May 2, 2014 at State Superior Court in Milford, Connecticut, for the stabbing murder of Jonathan Law High School classmate Maren Sanchez,  stands with his defense attorneys Edward Gavin, far left, and  Richard T. Meehan Jr. far right, and Paul Healy, second from left, who was is Plaskon's Uncle and court appointed guardian. (Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register/Pool Photo)

Prom-Day Stabbing Suspect Due in Court for Pretrial Hearing

MILFORD, Conn. (AP)  A Connecticut teenager accused of stabbing a classmate to death on the day of their prom is due in court for a pretrial hearing Tuesday. Seventeen-year-old Christopher Plaskon is charged with murder […]

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Bridgeport Man Sent to Prison For Leading Mail-Theft Ring

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP)  A Bridgeport man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for running a mail-theft ring that raided mailboxes around Fairfield County for checks and credit cards. Dayquan Jackson […]

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Body of Missing Stamford Man Found on Beach

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP)  The body of a Stamford man who went missing in February has been found washed up on a beach in Stamford. Twenty-six-year-old Jorge Simon was a native of Guatemala who had lived […]

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Connecticut Governor Bars State Spending On Travel To Indiana

Governor Malloy has signed an executive order barring state spending on travel to Indiana in light of a new religious objections law in that state.

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Jenkins Tells Of Removing Box From Home She Shared With Hernandez

BY MICHELLE R. SMITH,  Associated Press FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) _ FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) _ The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez testified in his murder trial Monday that she removed a […]

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Bill On Smoking In Cars With Children Progresses

A bill that would bar people from smoking inside a vehicle when there’s a child inside is progressing through the Connecticut legislative process.

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Untimely Death Investigation In Wallingford

(Wallingford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police in Wallingford are investigating what they’re calling an untimely death. They responded Sunday to a 911 call on a report of an unresponsive person at 17 Mallard Court in Wallingford. […]

03/30/2015

Glastonbury Police

Woman Charged With Fraudulent Returns

(Glastonbury, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A woman charged with making fraudlent returns at a clothier where she was once employed is being charged by Glastonbury police. Detectives say 21-year-old Marianne Castillo of Manchester is facing over […]

03/30/2015

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Police Say Man’s Blood Alcohol Was 3 Times Legal Limit

(South Windsor, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – South Windsor police are charging a man after they say he was operating a motor vehicle under the influence. Officers say 32-year-old Joseph Lodge’s blood alcohol level was three times […]

03/30/2015