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Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico

A strong earthquake out to sea shook Puerto Rico early Monday, causing minor damage in some places.

01/13/2014

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Former Manchester Man Charged With Stealing Air Force Info To Send To Iran

Prosecutors say a former defense contractor engineer has been charged with stealing proprietary information about the Air Force F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program and military jet engines that he tried to ship to Iran.

01/10/2014

Peter Willcox

Connecticut Man Among Greenpeace Activists Freed In Russian Amnesty

A Connecticut man is one of more than two dozen Greenpeace activists freed by Russia in a Christmas Day amnesty, but Peter Willcox of Norwalk, captain of the vessel Arctic Sunrise, said they never should have been charged at all.

12/25/2013

Twenty seven wooden angles are viewed in a yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bells Toll For Newtown

Church bells tolled in Newtown on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the shooting massacre that killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and President Barack Obama called on Americans to help prevent future violence in a radio address on the tragedy.

12/14/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (2nd R) leads a meeting on extending access to mental health care at the White House with (L-R) are Katy Sherlach (L), Georgetown Graduate student, Bill Sherlach (2nd L), founder of Mary's Fund and Newtown victim family member, and Jeremy Richman, founder and CEO of Avielle Foundation and Newtown victim family member, December 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. During the meeting Biden announced that an additional $100 million will be made available to bolster access to mental health services and improve mental health facilities across the nation. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Veep Pledges $100 Million Toward Mental Health

Vice President Joe Biden is pledging more funding for mental health as the first anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting approaches.

12/10/2013

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Extradited Terror Suspects Plead Guilty

Two men extradited from Britain to the U.S. last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to supporting terrorists in Afghanistan by operating websites to raise cash, recruit fighters and solicit items such as gas masks.

12/10/2013

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Newtown’s Year: Horror, Grief And Tough Choices

A year later, inside the big house on Berkshire Road, dolls fill the shelves of a living room and flowers and rainbows decorate a kitchen window, next to a little girl’s name: Avielle.

12/10/2013

Terror suspect Babar Ahmad is escorted into the high court in Britain by prison officers on March 18, 2009 in London. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Terror-related Suspects Plan To Change Pleas In New Haven

Two men extradited from Britain last year are expected to change their pleas on charges they supported terrorists in Afghanistan and Chechnya by operating websites to raise cash, recruit fighters and solicit items such as gas masks.

12/05/2013

President John F. Kennedy meets with civil rights leaders at the White House August 28, 1963. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

Malloy Orders Flags To Half-Staff For JFK

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ As the nation remembers President John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his death, flags will be flown at half-staff in Connecticut. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy directed that U.S. and […]

11/22/2013

Peter Willcox

Connecticut Man In Russian Custody Calls His Wife

A Connecticut man arrested last month by Russian authorities during a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic sounds “strong and positive” his wife said Monday after speaking to him for the first time since he was taken into custody.

10/22/2013

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International Soccer at Rentschler Field, July 16, 2013. (Photo Credit: Tristano Korlou/WTIC Photo)

Soccer Night At Rentschler

International Soccer at Rentschler Field, July 16, 2013. (Photo Credit: Tristano Korlou/WTIC Photo)

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