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Wilfrido Cardenas Hoffman (Courtesy federal prosecutors)

Man Sentenced For Making Threatening Newtown Calls

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man accused of making phone threats to Newtown residents in the days after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings has been sentenced. Wilfrido Cardenas Hoffman gets a year and a […]

02/12/2015

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Madison Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

(Madison, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Madison police have arrested a town woman and teacher on sexual assault charges involving a juvenile. Police say 37-year-old Allison Marchese turned herself in this morning. The investigation was launched last […]

02/12/2015

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission (Courtesy The Connecticut Network)

Governor’s Sandy Hook Commission Issues Recommendations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A panel created by Connecticut’s governor in the wake of the Newtown school shooting has issued a set of draft recommendations for improvements to school safety as well as changes to […]

02/12/2015

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Hall of Fame Coach Tarkanian Dead At 84

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian, who built a basketball dynasty at UNLV but was defined more by his decades-long battle with the NCAA, died Wednesday after several years of health […]

02/11/2015

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West Hartford Man Charged With Assaulting Minor

(West Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – West Hartford police have arrested a town resident on charges involving a minor. They say 21-year-old Steven Contreras is facing a number of numerous charges. Police did not release specifics […]

02/11/2015

Waterbury Hospital (Courtesy hospital website)

DPH Commissioner Defends Failed Hospital Deal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s commissioner of public health has defended state officials against criticism that regulators caused the collapse of a deal with Tenet Healthcare Corp. to acquire five hospitals. The Republican-American reports (http://bit.ly/1yeG1LC […]

02/11/2015

Martin Looney (Courtesy Senate Democrats)

Bill Seeks More Support For Patient Caregivers

People caring for a patient just released from the hospital would receive information and training under a bill being considered by lawmakers in Connecticut, the latest in a string of states considering such legislation to help reduce the number of costly readmissions.

02/10/2015

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Bank Robbery In Vernon

(Vernon, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Vernon police are investigating a bank robbery. They say it happened this morning at the People’s Bank in the Tri-City Plaza. No word on how much cash was taken. Police say […]

02/10/2015

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Snow Means Banner Season For Connecticut Ski Operators

(New Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – While many are fed up with all the snow, those who operate Connecticut’s ski lodges are enjoying a banner year to this point. Bob Switzgable, owner of Ski Sundown in […]

02/10/2015

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