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4 Reasons Why We Should Have Foreseen Hope Solo’s Meltdown

Hope Solo allegedly attacked her sister and nephew, while everyone is shocked it’s probably something we should have seen coming.


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After Bristol Domestic Violence Killing, A Reminder That Help Is Available

Following a domestic violence murder-suicide in Bristol, the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence is reminding people that help is available, through a 24-hour hotline.


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Former Boyfriend Pleads Guilty In Acid Attack

A Florida man today pleaded guilty to trying to disfigure his former girlfriend with acid, in a Stamford attack.


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Simon, Wife Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

Singer Paul Simon has told a judge in Norwalk that it was a rare argument with wife Edie Brickell that led to the two of them being arrested on disorderly conduct charges over the weekend.


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One Dead, One Critical in Bridgeport Domestic Dispute

A woman died of stab wounds and a man was in critical condition in an apparent domestic homicide in Bridgeport Saturday night.


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Police: Man Doused Woman With Liqueur, Tried To Set Her On Fire

_ Police in eastern Connecticut arrested a man after they say he doused a woman with an almond liqueur and unsuccessfully tried to light her on fire in front of several children.


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Girlfriend Charged In Stabbing Death

Torrington Police have charged a local woman with murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend earlier this month at their apartment on Elm Street.


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No Jail Time For Former ESPN Analyst

Former pro football player and ex-ESPN analyst Hugh Douglas pleaded no contest and avoided jail on Monday in a Connecticut case alleging he assaulted his now-former girlfriend, who said she wasn’t happy with the plea bargain.


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‘No Contest’ Plea Expected Next Week From Former ESPN Analyst

Former NFL defensive end and ex-ESPN analyst Hugh Douglas is expected to plead no contest to a misdemeanor to resolve a case that accused him of assaulting his girlfriend at a Hartford hotel, his lawyer said Friday.


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Bridgeport Man Charged With Kidnapping

Bridgeport police say a Bridgeport man faces kidnaping. weapons., assalt and other charges after forcing his girlfriend into his vehicle and heading south on Interstate 95 overnight.