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Man Sentenced In Baseball Bat Attack

A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after nearly killing another person with a baseball bat.


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12 Dead In Paris Newspaper Attack; Security At Highest Level

By JAMEY KEATEN and LORI HINNANT,  Associated Press PARIS (AP) _ The spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor says the editor and a cartoonist for the satirical French newspaper targeted by gunmen are among the 12 […]


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Suffield Police Seek Public’s Help In Home Invasion

Suffield police are asking the public for help in finding a man who sexually assaulted a local woman at gunpoint during a home invasion.


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Inmate Sentenced To Additional Time For Attack On Fellow Prisoner

A 22-year-old inmate at a federal prison in Danbury has been sentenced to nearly three more years of prison time for assaulting another inmate with a sock stuffed with two padlocks.


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Former Providence College Basketball Player Gets Prison For Attacking Student

A former basketball player for Providence College has been sentenced to serve four years in prison for a violent and random assault he and a fellow player made on another PC student.



Owner Charged In Pit Bull Attack

A Groton woman has been charged by police over an attack by her pit bull in which a 74-year-old man was injured and his dog was killed.


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York Inmate Charged With Attack On Guard

An inmate at the York Correctional Institution women’s prison has been accused of attacking a guard with a shower curtain rod.


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Woman Arrested In Girl’s Fatal Mauling By Pit Bull

A West Haven woman has been arrested in the death of a toddler who was mauled by her dogs.


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State Teen Helps Four Injured In Grizzly Attack

Two members of an outdoor education program were seriously and two others hurt when a grizzly bear attacked as they lined up for a river crossing in Alaska. 16-year-old Samuel Boas of Westport, who has training as an emergency medical technician stayed with the injured members of the group.


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Portion Of MacDougall-Walker Prison Placed In Lockdown

One unit housing about 100 inmates at the MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution in Suffield has been put in lockdown after an assault on a counselor at the facility.