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Three Stafford Schools In Lockdown

Three schools in Stafford have been placed in lockdown after a bullet was found  on a school bus this morning. An official in superintendent Dr. Patricia Collin’s office says Stafford Elementary School, Stafford Middle School […]

01/24/2013

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Bridgeport Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal court jury has cleared a now-retired Bridgeport police officer of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man doing a foot chase in 2005. The U.S. District Court jury […]

01/16/2013

State Police inspect the area on December 14, 2012 at the aftermath of  a school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school  that brought police swarming into the leafy neighborhood, while other area schools were put under lock-down, police and local media said.   ( DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Board of Ed Asked To Consider Cops In All Schools

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014. Three parents […]

01/16/2013

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Gun Buyback Saturday In Hartford

A gun buyback program is taking place this weekend in Hartford.  It’s the fourth year city officials and the hospitals are taking part in an effort to get unwanted guns off the streets. Last year, […]

11/30/2012

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State Police Release Holiday Traffic Numbers

Connecticut State Police concluded a busy Thanksgiving holiday enforcement detail at midnight. Lieutenant Paul Vance said they recorded three fatalities among the over 400 accidents investigated between last Wednesday and midnight Sunday.  Fifty-nine were injured, […]

11/26/2012

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Hartford Murder Rate On Decline

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The rate of killings in Hartford is on track to be among the lowest this year since the early 1980s as police credit coordinated federal, state and local crime-fighting. The Hartford […]

11/26/2012

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A Year Later, Simsbury Confident With Storm Plan

Just about a year after Simsbury was among the hardest hit municipalities from an October snowstorm, town officials have already met to discuss the possibility of a visit next week in some form from Hurricane […]

10/25/2012

Navy Submarine Base New London, Groton CT  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Lockdown Lifted At Sub Base After Security Alert

A security alert that briefly closed the Navy’s submarine base in Groton was triggered by a vehicle that entered through the wrong lanes at the main gate.

07/25/2012

New England Mining Companies Sued For Mine Safety Violations

Federal authorities are suing three companies in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire they say committed mine safety violations and repeatedly ignored orders to pay nearly $268,000 in civil penalties.

07/12/2012

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