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State DCF Settles Lawsuits

By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Five employees who had their names added to a child abuse registry as a form of discipline by Connecticut’s child welfare agency will be taken off […]

10/22/2014

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Memorial Garden To Be Dedicated In Student’s Honor

( CBS Connecticut) – At four o’clock today, a memorial garden will be dedicated at Jonathon Law High School in Milford in honor of Maren Sanchez, a student who was murdered there in April. Sanchez […]

10/22/2014

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Senator Chris Murphy Returns From The Balkans

( CBS Connecticut) Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs Senator Chris Murphy recently traveled to Kosovo, Serbia, Croatia, Albania, and Montenegro. Murphy met with government officials and civil society in each […]

10/22/2014

WILLIAMSPORT, PA - AUGUST 24: Members of the the Westport, CT team gather in the outfield after losing 12-1 to the West team during the United States Championship game on August 24, 2013 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Concussion Task Force Begins Work

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Last session, the General Assembly passed legislation making changes and additions to laws regarding concussion prevention in young athletes. Among them: training and review for coaches, as well as refresher training […]

10/22/2014

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Firefighters Lead Residents Out Of Burning Hartford Building

Firefighters led people to safety this morning, after flames broke out in an apartment building on Blue Hills Avenue in Hartford.

10/22/2014

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Woman Found Not Guilty In Attack On Mother

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut woman charged with torturing her 70-year-old mother for more than three hours has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. Hartford Superior Court Judge Jose Suarez issued the […]

10/22/2014

15-year-old Philip Chism is charged with sexually assaulting and killing 24-year-old Colleen Ritzer in a Danvers high school bathroom then dumping her body in the woods. (Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Woman Who Attacked Mother Found Not Guilty

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut woman charged with torturing her 70-year-old mother for more than three hours has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. Hartford Superior Court Judge Jose Suarez issued the […]

10/22/2014

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Man Charged With Driving On Bare Rims

(Glastonbury, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Glastonbury police are charging a Wethersfield man after they say he drove on bare rims following a crash. Police say late Saturday night they pulled over 26-year-old Domingo Mendez on Main […]

10/22/2014

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School Administrators Receive Probation

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two Connecticut school administrators are seeking a special form of probation on charges they failed to report a sexual relationship between a teacher and a student. Stamford High School principal Donna […]

10/22/2014

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Sex Offender Doc License Reinstatement Barred

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – The state Medical Examining Board has denied a hearing on a request by a Greenwich doctor who is a registered sex offender in Connecticut and New York to reinstate his Connecticut […]

10/22/2014

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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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