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Hartford Baseball Team Gets Its Name: The Yard Goats

Hartford announces the name of the new Minor League baseball team coming in 2016.

03/18/2015

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Victim In Hartford Homicide Identified

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police in Hartford have released the name of the woman found shot to death in a house on Congress Street in the city on Tuesday. They say 30-year-old Lilliana Restrepo was […]

03/18/2015

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Naugatuck Teen Accused In High School Bomb Threat

(Naugatuck, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Naugatuck police have made an arrest in connection with a bomb threat phoned into the high school earlier this year. They say a 17-year-old Naugatuck juvenile is charged with making that […]

03/17/2015

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3 Accused Of Pushing, Possessing Drugs In Middletown

(Middletown, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Three Middletown residents are facing multiple drug offenses for what police say was the possession and sale of illegal narcotics in the city. On Monday, officers executed a pair of warrants […]

03/17/2015

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Witness Says Hernandez, Lloyd In Club Days Before Killing

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) – An acquaintance of a slain Massachusetts man says former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez looked angry at the victim a couple of days before the slaying. Kwame Nicholas was […]

03/17/2015

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Bad Winter Weather Equals Drop In Casino Revenue

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Snowstorms are being blamed for a drop in revenue and slot machine bets at Connecticut’s two casinos last month. Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequots, on Monday reported $31.6 […]

03/16/2015

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on September 11, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

MRI Shows Torn Ligament For Mets Wheeler

NEW YORK (AP) – New York Mets righthander Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for a playoff berth following Matt Harvey’s return from Tommy John surgery. […]

03/16/2015

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Police: Man Arrested Twice Within Hours

(New London, Conn/CBS Connecticut) – New London police arrested a man twice within about three hours Sunday night. Initially, they say just after 5 p.m., they picked up 31-year-old Tommy Douchette on charges he hit […]

03/16/2015

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HPD Arrests 3 For Illegal Firearm, Pot

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police have arrested three individuals in connection with the possession with a firearm officers say was used in several recent area shootings. Detectives on the Shooting Task Force were tracking […]

03/16/2015