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Dumping Dredged Materials Spurs LI Sound Debate

A long-simmering dispute over dumping dredged materials from rivers and harbors into Long Island Sound has flared up again with a new federal plan to govern disposal sites.

07/31/2015

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CT Gas Prices Lowest In Six Years

The average price for gasoline in Connecticut is the lowest it’s been in six years.

07/31/2015

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Hartford Man Sentenced In Two City Murders

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Hartford man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for two killings in 2006 and 2009 that had been featured on “cold case playing cards” that authorities hand out […]

07/30/2015

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Storm May Have Sparked Condo Fire

 DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Danbury officials say it appears a lightning strike caused a fire at a condominium complex. Fire officials say no one was injured in the fire on Thursday afternoon, when strong thunderstorms […]

07/30/2015

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Second Man Sentenced In Murder For Hire

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut man convicted of hiring a hit man to kill his pregnant girlfriend after she refused to have an abortion was sentenced to 80 years in prison Thursday and immediately […]

07/30/2015

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New Reports Finds Repeated DCF Mistakes

By SUSAN HAIGH   Associated Press    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s state auditors released a report Thursday that found repeated financial and administrative mistakes have been made at the Department of Children and Families and […]

07/30/2015

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Human Torso Found In New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Police in Connecticut say they’ve found a human torso in an abandoned building two weeks after discovering a pair of severed arms and legs elsewhere in New Haven. State and […]

07/30/2015

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Newington PD Looking For MDC Impostor In Burglary

Newington Police are investigating another burglary by an MDC impostor at the home of an elderly woman.

07/30/2015

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2 Injured In Retirement Community Fire

Two people have been hospitalized and the residents of five homes displaced in a fire at a Southbury condo complex.

07/30/2015

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Windham Man Loses Fingers In Musket Misfire

Police say a Connecticut man lost two fingers after the barrel of his ceremonial musket exploded in his hands.

07/30/2015