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Possible Bomb Threat At Wolcott School

Bomb sniffing dogs swept Tyrell Middle School in Wolcott before classes started this morning.

05/21/2015

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Hernandez Has Court Appearance In Boston

Ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected in a Boston courtroom to face a charge of trying to silence a witness in a double murder case against him by shooting the man in the face.

05/21/2015

Lobby to Sandy Hook Elementary School. Photo from states attorney's report.

U.S. Schools Beef Up Security In The Wake Of Newtown Massacre

A government survey finds that public schools have beefed up school security measures with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years surrounding the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

05/21/2015

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House Passes Voyeurism Bill

Connecticut lawmakers are attempting to update the state’s anti-voyeurism law to include other practices, including so-called revenge porn.

05/21/2015

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Bill On Campus Sex Assaults Passes Senate

A bill that requires all Connecticut colleges to establish “affirmed consent” as the threshold for determining whether sexual activity is consensual is moving through the General Assembly.

05/21/2015

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Senate Passes Revised Casino Bill

Connecticut senators have voted to create a two-step process for opening a new tribal casino to help blunt out-of-state gambling competition.

05/21/2015

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Wolcott Starts New 911 System

The town of Wolcott has a new 911 system that will allow police to pinpoint the location of emergency calls made from cell phones.

05/21/2015

BOSTON, MA - MAY 20:  Robinson Chirinos #61 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Elvis Andrus #1 after hitting a home run against Joe Kelly #56 of the Boston Red Sox during the third inning at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts on May 20, 2015. (Photo by Michael Ivins/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)

Klein Wins 1st Major League Start, Rangers Top Red Sox 2-1

By: Howard Ulman AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP)  Phil Klein allowed one run in his first major league start, Robinson Chirinos hit a solo homer and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 […]

05/20/2015

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State Senate Votes To Ban Variable-Rate Electric Contracts

The Connecticut Senate has voted to ban variable-rate electric contracts for residential customers after some complained rates skyrocketed after low introductory costs.

05/20/2015

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Police Seize 64 Marijuana Plants In South Windsor; Arrest Made

A South Windsor man is facing numerous drug charges after investigators serving a search warrant at his Beelzebub Road home reportedly found marijuana growing in the house.

05/20/2015