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Researcher Who Found Cause Of Lyme Disease Dies

The Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease has died in western Montana.

11/20/2014

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Shelton Man Accused In Domestic Assault

(Shelton, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man is being held after Shelton police say he assaulted a woman, pulled out a gun, and then refused to come out of the residence when police arrived. Officers say […]

11/20/2014

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State Added 3600 Jobs In October

New figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate Connecticut added about 3,600 jobs last month.

11/20/2014

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Woman Missing Five Days

Bristol police are asking the public’s help as they look for a woman missing for five days.

11/20/2014

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Missing Teen Needs Medical Treatment

Windsor Locks police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing teenager who is in need of medical attention

11/20/2014

A ship modeled after the famous slave-trading vessel La Amistad -- on which 53 African slaves revolted in 1839 -- enters the harbor of Havana on March 25, 2010. The replica of the schooner Amistad arrived in the Cuban capital as part of a tour of ports linked to the history of slaving, organized to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its construction. The mutineers aboard the original Amistad -- the subject of a Hollywood film -- were eventually recaptured in the United States, became a cause celebre for abolitionists and won their freedom following a landmark Supreme Court case ruling.  (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Records: Amistad Debt Totals More Than $2M

Court papers say Connecticut’s official flagship, the Amistad schooner, has outstanding debt totaling more than $2 million.

11/20/2014

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Fatal Fire In Meriden

A 40-year-old man has died in a house fire in Meriden.

11/20/2014

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Bristol Woman Missing

Bristol Police are searching for a 49 year old woman missing since the weekend . Lori Ann Treiber was dropped off at Bristol Plaza at 683 Farmington Avenue about 10 am Saturday.

11/19/2014

A makeshift memorial erected outside Sandy Hook Elementary School two days after the Dec. 14, 2012 attack. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor: Connecticut To Reach Out To Newtown Kin

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state will “do another round of outreach” to the families of the Newtown school shooting victims to see if their needs are being met.

11/19/2014

A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

NTSB Recommends Better Sleep Disorder Screening After Metro-North Crash

Federal regulators who concluded that an engineer’s sleep apnea caused a deadly train derailment in New York adopted several recommendations Wednesday for better screening of such disorders, including a call for improved physician training.

11/19/2014

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A sculpture crafted from 2,000 pounds of disassembled guns has gone on display in Hartford's Bushnell Park through early next year.  Artist Michael Kalish spent four years turning the weapons into a handshake, symbolizing community unity.  (Rosemarie Chandler/WTIC Photo)

Buy-Back Guns Become Anti-Violence Art

A sculpture crafted from 2,000 pounds of disassembled guns has gone on display in Hartford’s Bushnell Park through early next year. Artist Michael Kalish spent four years turning the weapons into a handshake, symbolizing community unity.

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