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State Police Spokesman Leaving Job To Return To Barracks

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut State Police spokesman will be leaving the position after three months to return to Troop C in Tolland. Sgt. Shane Hassett said Monday that he requested the transfer back […]

06/29/2015

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45,000 Gallons Of Liquid Waste Escapes Without Disinfection

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Officials say 45,000 gallons of mostly treated liquid waste spilled into Stamford Harbor’s East Branch following an electrical malfunction. The Stamford Advocate (http://bit.ly/1GHm0l0 ) reports that the channel through which the […]

06/29/2015

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GE Sells Fleet Business For 6.9 B To Element Financial

GE recently announced it would sell most of GE Capital over the next two years for about $26.5 billion.

06/29/2015

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Man Sought In Attempted Sexual Assault

HARTFORD,  Conn. (AP) _ Hartford police are asking for help finding a 64-year-old man accused of trying to sexually assault a child. Police say Jose Santos Pedraza lured the preteen boy into his apartment. They […]

06/29/2015

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Drivers Arrested In I-95 Road Rage Shooting

State police have arrested the drivers involved in last week’s road rage incident that ended with a shooting and a slashing on Interstate 95 in Orange.

06/29/2015

A Branford Police motorcycle was struck by another vehicle July 25, 2014 as the officer on the bike was responding to an emergency call for service. Photo courtesy of Branford Police Department.

Colchester Man Killed When Motorcycle Collides With Corvette

Police say a 62-year-old Colchester man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car on the Haddam Colchester Turnpike.

06/28/2015

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Hartford Symphony Musicians Still Seeking New Contract

By STEPHEN SINGER  Associated Press    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Behind the two-year dispute between the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and the musicians union over a new labor agreement is the symphony’s effort to remake itself […]

06/28/2015

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Connecticut Cracking Down On The Use Of Restraints On Students

The use of restraints and seclusion rooms in schools will be restricted to only emergencies under a law that takes effect Wednesday.

06/28/2015

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Shooting At Hartford Basketball Tournament 1 Dead,3 Wounded

Gunfire broke out during a basketball tournament near a Connecticut elementary school, leaving four people hurt, including one in critical condition.

06/28/2015

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Man Sentenced To 47 Years In Fatal 2012 Bar Shooting

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 47 years in prison for killing one woman and injuring another when he fired shots in a crowded Norwich bar. David Grant was sentenced […]

06/27/2015