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Left to right, Assistant US Attorney Anastasia King, US Attorney for Connecticut David Fein, FBI Special Agent In Charge Kimberly Mertz announce arrests, and the recovery of $80-million worth of drugs stolen from an Eli Lillly warehouse in Enfield.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

2 Brothers Charged In $80M Prescription Drug Heist

Two brothers from Florida have been charged in the theft of about $80 million in prescription drugs from a Connecticut warehouse in 2010.

05/03/2012

A 747 jumbo jet modified with a stub wing, holding Pratt & Whitney's new Pure Power PW1000G engine for testing. Photo courtesy of Pratt & Whitney public relations.

Expect Low-flying Jumbo Jet In Central Connecticut

A 747 is performing flyovers at Pratt & Whitney locations in East Hartford, and Middletown, flying as low as a thousand feet.

05/02/2012

The Barnum Museum logo. From a press release.

Barnum Museum Tornado Restoration Could Cost $17-million

The museum has been closed since a 2010 tornado. It could be several more years before it fully re-opens.

04/26/2012

Robert Authelet. Photo from Plainfield Police.

Man Arrested Twice On Same Day In Scrap Metal Thefts

Plainfield Police say they arrested an 18-year-old in twice in the same day, for trying to steal scrap metal from houses.

04/23/2012

Heavy equipment took down Occupy New Haven's encampment on the city green. Front end loaders piled up the resulting debris. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Arrests As Police Clear New Haven Green

Police have removed the last of the Occupy New Haven tents from the city’s Green.

04/18/2012

The Occupy New Haven camp, after city efforts to remove the tarps and tents were stopped by a federal judge April 10, 2012. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Occupy New Haven Removal Halted

Two people were arrested, as the city of New Haven briefly tried to remove the Occupy New Haven encampment from the city green.

04/10/2012

Connecticut River, Haddam

Land Swap Deal Dead

Developers have pulled out of a deal with the state to swap land they own for 17 acres of state-owned property along the Connecticut River in Haddam, where they had talked about building a hotel and entertainment venue.

04/04/2012

Adam Gault (Courtesy Bloomfield Police)

Court Rejects Appeal In Court Records Case

The Connecticut Supreme Court has rejected an appeal in a case that could have restricted the release of records routinely used by the media to report crime stories.

04/02/2012

Stamford Police badge. From Stamford Police web site.

Stamford Man’s Body Found Under Boat

Stamford police are investigating the apparent drowning of a 68-year-old city man whose body was found under his boat after friends reported him missing.

04/02/2012