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(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

Then-mayor Eddie Perez speaks at Hartford City Hall in March, 2009. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Supreme Court Review Sought In Eddie Perez Corruption Case

A states attorney today filed paperwork seeking to get the Connecticut Supreme Court to consider restoring former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez’s corruption conviction.

01/06/2014

Anne Bass (File: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment)

Bass Butler Conviction Upheld

NEW YORK (AP) _ A New York federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and 20-year prison sentence for philanthropist Anne H. Bass’s former butler. Emanuel Nicolescu (nik-oh-LES’-kyoo) was convicted last year in New Haven, […]

11/05/2013

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Police Say Man Charged With Extortion Demanded Nude Photos

A Stratford man has been charged with attempted extortion after police said he sent emails to women demanding nude photos.

10/19/2012

Anne Bass in 2010. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Butler Sentenced To 20 Years In Philanthropist Extortion

A former butler who tried to extort millions of dollars from philanthropist Anne H. Bass has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

08/17/2012

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