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Connecticut Victims’ Rights Panel to Begin Work

A group of law enforcement experts and crime victims’ advocates is beginning a review of how crime victims are treated in Connecticut.

05/26/2014

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State Rise In Heroin Use ‘Unlike Anything’

Numerous states, including Connecticut, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative.

04/05/2014

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Report: Connecticut Police Flouting Records Laws

Some police officials in Connecticut refused to release documents they’re required to disclose under state law when asked by reporters who visited all the police departments in the state, three newspapers reported in Thursday editions.

03/20/2014

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State Supreme Court To Hear Police Reports Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether police can withhold arrest reports from the public while prosecutions are pending and issue only press releases. Journalists say the case is critical […]

01/09/2014

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Romanian Pleads Guilty to Skimming ATMs in State

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A Romanian citizen has pleaded guilty to bank fraud conspiracy for being part of a group that skimmed more than $100,000 from ATMs in Connecticut. Twenty-nine-year-old Ionut-Iulian Vlad entered the […]

08/20/2013

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Major Eastern Connecticut Drug Bust

Three people face charges after a major drug raid in Eastern Connecticut. WTIC’s Chris Frances has details…

03/12/2013

Missing children Noelle (3), Andrew (5), Owen (6) Brown were last seen with mother Karen Dubrosky, 36 (at right).  (Courtesy State Police)

Watertown Children, Mother Missing; Torrington Children Missing

State police are looking for three young siblings from Watertown last seen with their mother. Noelle Brown, 3, Andrew Brown, 5, and Owen Brown, 6, were last seen at 11:30 a.m. Thursday with mother Karen […]

02/22/2013

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Six Arrested For Sex-Related Computer Crimes

Troopers assigned to the Computer Crimes Investigation Unit have made several arrests of subjects who have been the target of criminal investigations. Each case was initiated by Troopers after developing information that led to investigators […]

02/06/2013

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NY Woman Killed At Mohegan Sun

A New York woman was struck and killed by a Mohegan Sun Casino Bus Wednesday around 3 p.m. State Police say Pui Yi Li, 62 of Elmhurst, NY, was crossing the street in the area […]

12/06/2012

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Report: Police Make It Hard To Complain

Filing a complaint against a police officer in Connecticut can be a confusing and intimidating process, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut.

12/05/2012

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