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Conn. Dad Seeks Custody After Alleged Ex Hit Plot

A divorced couple’s bitter rift took a twisted turn when a Connecticut woman allegedly tried to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband _ and only turned more bizarre when she retained custody of their daughter.

03/01/2014

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Convicted Of Animal Cruelty, Man Seeks Return Of 63 Dogs

The leader of a Connecticut animal rescue group who was convicted of animal cruelty is seeking the return of 63 dogs seized from his property in Bethlehem in 2012.

02/05/2014

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Former Guilford Father Charged In Assault On Infant

A former Guilford resident is charged with assault and risk of injury to his three-month-old baby.

01/31/2014

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Judge: $765 Million May Not Be Enough For Concussion Settlement

A federal judge in Philadelphia has preliminarily rejected a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing the sum may not be enough to cover injured players.

01/14/2014

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20 Year Sentence For Supermarket Stalker

A New Britain man convicted of following an elderly woman home from a shopping trip and robbing her in her garage when she got home has been sentenced to twenty years in prison.

01/10/2014

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Judge Grants Order Preserving Hernandez Assets

A Massachusetts judge has granted a restraining order preserving some of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez’s assets in connection with a wrongful death lawsuit by the family of the man he’s accused of killing.

12/19/2013

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Jury Could Get Case Of Farrah Fawcett Portrait Friday

Ryan O’Neal’s attorneys on Thursday concluded their defense of the actor in a lawsuit aimed at making him relinquish an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett that he says he has owned since 1980.

12/12/2013

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Extradited Terror Suspects Plead Guilty

Two men extradited from Britain to the U.S. last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to supporting terrorists in Afghanistan by operating websites to raise cash, recruit fighters and solicit items such as gas masks.

12/10/2013

Michael Skakel during a hearing in Rockville Superior court Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Vernon, Conn., to determine if he can be released while awaiting a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, Pool)

Stamford Court To Be Asked To Determine Skakel Bail

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel remains behind bars. A judge in Rockville Superior Court today heard arguments on Skakel’s request for freedom while he awaits a new trial on charges in the death of his Greenwich neighbor Martha Moxley in 1975, when both were teenagers.

11/06/2013

Michael Skakel (Stamford Advocate/Jason Rearick, Pool Photo)

Arguments Next Week On Whether Skakel May Be Released On Bond

A Superior Court A Connecticut judge has scheduled a hearing for arguments on whether he has the authority to release Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel from prison while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.

10/31/2013

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