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Rocky Hill Veterans' Home (Courtesy Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs)

Staff Recommend Major Changes For Connecticut Vets Home

Nonpartisan legislative staff members are recommending major changes to the aging Connecticut Veterans Home in Rocky Hill, saying there are needs for more intensive counseling and separate programs for long- and short-term residents.

12/19/2014

Ottilie Lundgren, 94, from Oxford, CT who died November 21, 2001 of inhalation Anthrax is seen in this undated photo. (Photo by Getty Images)

Report: FBI’s Anthrax Investigation Was Flawed

DAVID DISHNEAU Associated Press The FBI used flawed scientific methods to investigate the 2001 anthrax attacks that killed five people and sickened 17 others, federal auditors said Friday in a report sure to fuel skepticism […]

12/19/2014

William Dong (Courtesy West Haven Police)

2-year Sentence For Man In University Of New Haven Gun Scare

A former University of New Haven student who prompted a lockdown when he brought a semi-automatic rifle and other guns to campus has been sentenced to two years in prison.

12/19/2014

File photo of a mouse in a laboratory. (ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

PETA Wins Suit For Names Of UConn Researchers

A judge has ordered the University of Connecticut Health Center to disclose the names of researchers who were found to have violated federal guidelines for treating animals, granting an appeal from an animal advocacy group.

12/19/2014

File photo of a bald eagle (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Reward Offered For Information In Bald Eagle’s Shooting

The Humane Society is offering a reward of up to $5,000 and working with state and federal wildlife officials for information that leads to the conviction of the person who fatally shot a bald eagle in Rocky Hill.

12/19/2014

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New Haven Police Chief Reprimanded For Behavior At Yale Game

New Haven’s police chief has been reprimanded by the mayor over a confrontation with an usher at a Yale-Army football game who asked to see his ticket.

12/19/2014

Cellphone use (Johannes Simon/Getty Images News)

State Part Of “Data-Cramming” Settlement

Connecticut and other states have reached an agreement with mobile telephone company T-Mobile USA over the practice known as “data cramming.”

12/19/2014

Caramel Christmas Apples

Caramel Apple Warning After Five Deaths

There have been no cases in Connecticut, but the CDC has issued a warning about prepackaged caramel apples after five deaths and dozens of illnesses in ten states

12/19/2014

Damage caused by a fire on High Street in Bristol Decmeber 19, 2014. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Two Believed Dead In Bristol Fire

Bristol fire and police investigators are trying to determine what started a fire this morning that left two dead.

12/19/2014

Route 8 Bridgeport

One Dead After Altercation On Highway Off-Ramp

One person is dead after an altercation on a Route 8 exit ramp Thursday night.

12/19/2014

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