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Right To Record Police Crux Of Bill In Assenbly

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut lawmakers are again considering a bill that would protect the public’s right to record police officers, but law enforcement officials aren’t backing down from their opposition. The proposal has died […]

04/12/2014

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Fatal Fire Suspects Due In Court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Two men charged with setting a fire that killed a Connecticut woman in 2006 are due in court. John Vailette and Steven Martone were charged last month with committing arson in […]

04/05/2014

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Ex-Florida Governor Bush To Keynote GOP Dinner

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is starring at the Connecticut Republican Party’s 36th annual Prescott Bush Awards Dinner. Bush is among a crowded field of prospective 2016 presidential candidates. He is […]

04/05/2014

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Winchester’s Ex-Finance Chief Gets 11 Years

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) – The former finance director for the small Connecticut town of Winchester has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for stealing from the town. Henry Centrella Jr. pleaded guilty in January […]

04/04/2014

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Accident Blocks Highway in Bridgeport-Stratford Area

(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A section of Interstate 95 in Bridgeport near the Stratford line is closed. The state Department of Transportation is reporting a tractor and a motor vehicle were involved in a crash […]

04/04/2014

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Bomb Threat Reported At UConn, Campus Open as Investigation Continues

The University of Connecticut reported a bomb threat on the Storrs campus. After an evacuation and a short Shelter in Place order, campus activity has now returned to normal.

04/03/2014

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Fire Reported At Torrington Business

(Torrington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Crews are at the scene of a fire in Torrington. Police Lieutenant Bruce Whiteley says details are still coming in. He does confirm that the fire is at the Toce Brothers […]

04/03/2014

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Comptroller: State Surplus Grows

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Connecticut’s budget surplus for the current fiscal year continues to grow. According to state Comptroller Kevin Lembo, Connecticut is poised to end FY 2014 with a surplus of $504.9 million. Lembo, […]

04/01/2014

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Bridgeport Police Warn Of Phone Scams

(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bridgeport police are warning the public of telephone scams. The department says it has been receiving several complaints daily of scams purported in a variety of forms. Among them are callers […]

04/01/2014