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John  Larson, Feb. 18, 2013

Larson To Host Community Forum Tonight

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Democratic Congressman John Larson is holding a community forum in the district tonight. Larson is expected to discuss such hot-button issues as immigration and the federal budget, which await lawmakers […]


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Weather Aside, Manchester Road Race Still A Go

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) – Manchester Road Race officials say a few inches of snow won’t stop their annual Thanksgiving Day run. More than 14,000 people have registered for the 78th annual, 4.7-mile race, including some […]


Beth Carpenter. Photo from Connecticut Correction Department.

New Trial Sought In Murder-For-Hire Case

ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut woman is seeking a new trial in a murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows. Former lawyer and Ledyard […]


Corey Schmitt at a UConn gathering in 2010, sitting next to then-Senator Joe Lieberman. Photo from the UConn Today web site.

Former UConn Trustee Avoids Prison On Larceny Rap

VERNON, Conn. (AP) – A Vernon man who faced up to seven years in prison on prescription drug fraud charges and accusations he moved $73,000 of federal aid into his and others’ accounts while working […]


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Victim In Cheshire Pedestrian Fatal Identified

(Cheshire, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Cheshire police have released the name of the man killed in a pedestrian versus motor vehicle accident last Thursday. They say 67-year-old Ji Zheng Cai of Brooklyn, New York was attempting […]


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Calls To Crack Down On Thanksgiving Store Openings

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State lawmakers, labor and civic officials are denouncing several large stores for opening for business on Thanksgiving. They’re gathering support for a bill that calls for retailers to offer employees two-and-a-half […]



Firefighter Aids New Haven Assault Victim

(New Haven, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – New Haven police say a city firefighter came to the aid of a woman who was assault by a couple who’d asked to use her cell phone. It was just […]


A typo on a local Connecticut election ballot has helped James J. Butler be elected to office when it was his father, James R. Butler, who was the candidate. (credit: Getty Images)

Support For State Election Changes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Both Democrats and Republicans appear willing to consider changes to Connecticut’s elections system when lawmakers return to the state Capitol in January. Members of both parties agree the state needs to […]


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Shelton Man Accused In Domestic Assault

(Shelton, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man is being held after Shelton police say he assaulted a woman, pulled out a gun, and then refused to come out of the residence when police arrived. Officers say […]



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