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Wesleyan University sophomore and neuroscience major Zachary Kramer, 21, is arraigned on charges of possessing drug paraphenalia at Middletown Superior Court on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Two other Wesleyan University students were arraigned as well. Kramer was released on a $5,000 bond and will appear again in court on March 3.   Courtroom pool photo by Patrick Raycraft |  praycraft@courant.com

Wesleyan Students Appear In Court On Party Drug Charges

Warrants for three Wesleyan University students arrested after a rash of illnesses on campus linked to the party drug Molly show police believe the bad batch of the drug originated in the Washington, D.C., area.


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Ridgefield Works Toward Sendak Museum

Three years after Maurice Sendak’s death, his western Connecticut hometown of Ridgefield is pursuing a museum honoring the author of “Where the Wild Things Are.”


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Toll Opponents Go Before Legislative Committee

fficials from Connecticut border communities are resisting efforts to install electronic highway tolls to help fix the state’s aging transportation infrastructure.


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Police Offer Lot For Craigslist Transactions

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Those in the Hartford region conducting Craigslist and other like transactions are welcome to use the parking lot at Hartford police headquarters. Officials say it’s an attempt to quell robberies and […]


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Mohegan Sun Casino To Host 2015 WNBA All Star Game

The WNBA will play its All-Star Game and hold its draft at the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut this year.


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Secretary Of The State Denise Merrill Wants To Overhaul Connecticut’s Localized Election System

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill wants to overhaul Connecticut’s localized election system, having one professional registrar oversee elections in each city and town.


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Owner Of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods To Boost Worker Pay

The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods stores said Wednesday that it will boost pay for its U.S. workers to at least $9 per hour.


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Judge Says Boston Marathon Case Close To Start Of Testimony

Eight more prospective jurors for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) have been questioned and the judge says the case is getting closer to the start of testimony.


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40-Vehicle Accident On I-95 In Maine

More than 40 vehicles crashed on a snowy stretch of Interstate 95 in Maine on Wednesday, injuring at least 17 people, police said.


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Psych Review Planned For Former Doctor

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A former doctor charged with killing a Yale University physician will undergo a psychological review to see if he remains competent to represent himself at trial. New Haven Superior Court […]



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