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Schooners (goelettes) of the French Navy 'L'Etoile' (The Star) (R) and 'La Belle Poule', leave Brest's harbour, western France, on March 8, 2012 en route to reach the United States for the bi-centenary celebrations of the June 12,1812 Second War of American Independence in New York. The two training ships begin a four-month trip following the route of French Vice-Admiral Louis-René Levassor de Latouche-Tréville, who participated in the war. AFP PHOTO / FRED TANNEAU (Photo credit should read FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

War of 1812 Shipwreck Possibly Discovered in CT River

An ancient shipwreck may have been discovered at the bottom of the Connecticut River in Old Saybrook. Archaeologists say evidence has been found to suggest that a 200-year-old battleship from the War of 1812 sits […]

09/30/2013

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The Perfect Long Weekend In Connecticut

The advantage of our small state is that in a short span of time, it is possible to cover its major attractions. A long weekend is the perfect opportunity to plan a leisurely itinerary and enjoy its fall beauty.

09/14/2013

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Third Woman Sentenced in Shoreline Pyramid Scheme

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A third Connecticut woman has been sentenced in connection with a pyramid scheme authorities say involved millions of dollars and more than 1,000 other women. Sixty-eight-year-old Bettejane Hopkins of Essex was […]

08/14/2013

Essex Old Saybrook Westbrook map

Police Release ID Of Suspect Killed In Shootout

State police have released the name of the suspect killed in a crash and shootout involving a trooper on Mond

04/10/2013

Essex Old Saybrook Westbrook map

Trooper Injured Following Pursuit Of Robbery Suspects

State Police say a trooper has been injured in an pursuit following a robbery in Old Saybrook.,

04/08/2013

Liberty Bank, Durham,  Dec 6 212 courtesy State Police

Woman Arrested In Bank Robberies

State Police have arrested a suspect in three separate bank robberies over the last six months.

04/08/2013

Plainville's Memorial Day Parade.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Memorial Day Parade Listing

‘Dozens of Connecticut communities have parades and ceremonies scheduled to observe Memorial Day, many on Monday, but some in the days before or after. Check here for the time and route of your town’s parade.

05/24/2012

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Court Appearances Next Week In Alpaca Deaths

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Two Westbrook men face court appearances in the next week on charges related to the stabbing deaths of four alpacas that a prosecutor said were killed for pure sport. Twenty-one-year-old Kyle […]

05/12/2012

Hartford Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Three Indicted In Pyramid “Gifting Table” Scheme

Three Connecticut women have been indicted on fraud and tax charges in connection with an alleged pyramid scheme known as gifting tables.

05/02/2012

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Reward Increased In Alpaca Deaths

An Essex alpaca farm owner has increased a reward to $13,000 for information leading to the arrest of those who fatally stabbed four of his animals.

01/06/2012

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