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Gas Leak Closes Westport Road

(Westport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A gas leak has a section of road closed in Westport this morning. Police say around 10:30 this morning, the leak was reported on Main Street. As a result, Main Street […]

04/16/2015

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Fire Damages Southington Home, Garage

(Southington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Southington fire officials are in the early stages of the investigation into an early morning house fire in town. The call came in around 12:30 this morning. Fire Captain Mark Saucier […]

04/16/2015

Leighton Vanderberg, Treizy Lopez (Courtesy Bridgeport Police)

One Suspect Robbery-Homicide In Custody, Second Is Sought

Bridgeport police have one suspect in custody in the robbery-homicide of a local store owner last weekend and a second is sought. And police are working with New Haven detectives to see if the crime is connected to a similar armed robbery-homicide in New Haven earlier this month.

04/15/2015

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill (Courtesy CT-N)

Merrill Reacts To Judge’s Decision On Hartford Registrars

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The state’s chief elections official is weighing in on a ruling by a judge on Tuesday that bars Hartford’s City Council from continuing removal proceedings against the city’s three registrars of […]

04/15/2015

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Study: Millions Generated By Tourism In Connecticut

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – An economic impact study on tourism in Connecticut shows the industry generated $14 billion for the state’s economy in 2013. That’s a three-percent rise from the year prior. The study also […]

04/15/2015

Aaron Hernandez(Courtesy CBS Boston/WBZ-TV)

Hernandez Found Guilty Of First Degree Murder

(Fall River, Massachusetts) – Former New England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of first degree murder in the killing of Odin Lloyd. The verdict caps seven days of deliberations over seven […]

04/15/2015

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Judge Blocks Hartford City Council From Removing Registrars Of Voters

A judge has halted the Hartford City Council’s efforts to remove the city’s registrars of voters after polling place problems during November’s election.

04/14/2015

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Man Sought For Questioning In Abuse Case

(New Haven, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The New Haven field office of the FBI is seeking the public’s help in trying to identify a man known only at John Doe 29 that the bureau says may […]

04/14/2015

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Children In Shopping Cart “Car” Hit By Hit-Run Driver

Two children in a plastic car were injured after a hit-and-run accident in New Haven,

04/13/2015