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BOSTON, MA - JULY 3:  Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros and Carlos Correa #1 celebrate a 12-8 win in ten innings against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 3, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Napoli Error Leads to 4-Run 10th as Astros Beat Red Sox 12-8

By: Ken Powtak Associated Press BOSTON (AP)  First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker’s hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th […]

07/04/2015

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Police Identify Man Found Dead In Connecticut Well

WATERTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities in western Connecticut have identified a man found dead inside a well after an apparent accident. Watertown police say the body of 58-year-old James McAdam was found in the well […]

07/03/2015

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Teen Killed, Another Injured When Car Hits Them In Danbury

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl died and another teenager was injured when they were struck by a car while crossing a street in Danbury. Police say Rebecca Draper Townsend of Brookfield died after […]

07/03/2015

Waterbury City Hall.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Waterbury Mayor O’Leary Changes His Mind, Will Seek 3rd Term

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary says he’s changed his mind and will seek a third term. The Republican-American reports (http://bit.ly/1LIaSeh ) that O’Leary said on his radio program he initially intended to […]

07/03/2015

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Aging, Broken Infrastructure Frustrates Metro-North Riders

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aging and broken public works have again plagued the Metro-North Railroad in Connecticut, slowing commuters into and out of New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. A span on the Devon Movable […]

07/03/2015

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Waterbury Priest Suspended On Child Sex Abuse Allegations

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Waterbury priest who once ran the St. Francis Home for Children in New Haven has been suspended on accusations he sexually abused a minor at the school. The New Haven […]

07/03/2015

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Health Insurers Merging

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana in a deal that would significantly bulk up its government business and create the nation’s second-largest health insurer The cash-and-stock acquisition, announced […]

07/03/2015

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Suspect In Middle School Bathroom Shooting Arrested

NEW LONDON, Conn (CBS Connecticut)  A New London man turned himself in Thursday on a warrant for Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Risk of Injury to a Minor. New London Police say the charges […]

07/02/2015

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Man Finds Brother’s Body Inside Connecticut Well

WATERTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a man looking for his missing brother found his body inside a well in western Connecticut. Police say the man searched his brother’s property in Watertown on Thursday after […]

07/02/2015

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Lewis Rome, GOP leader, Candidate For Governor, Dies At 81

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lewis Rome, a former state Senate Republican leader and prominent GOP figure for six decades, has died. He was 81. Rome died Wednesday evening, his Hartford law firm said. A cause […]

07/02/2015