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Blumenthal Wants To Block Employers From Asking Applicants For Facebook Info

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal says he’ll propose a bill blocking employers from asking job applicants for their social media passwords as an “unreasonable invasion of privacy.”

03/22/2012

A high school football coach in Maine resigned after he posted a nude photo of himself on his Facebook account for 10 minutes. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Football Coach Resigns After Posting Nude Photo On Facebook

It took 10 minutes of online exposure for a high school football coach to lose his job.

02/14/2012

Bristol Police

Facebook Comment Prompts Lockdown At High School;

Bristol police say Bristol Central High School was placed in lockdown after what they described as an idle threat on the social networking site Facebook.

11/23/2011

One Hartford man charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm posed with a handgun and talked about his marijuana lab on his Facebook account. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Alleged Hartford Drug Dealer Brags About Stolen Gun, Pot on Facebook

A self-described drug dealer pled guilty Tuesday on charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon, admitting to police that he posed with a photo of a stolen gun on Facebook and talked about the cultivation of his marijuana supply.

10/12/2011

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State Kidney Donation In Spotlight

A  Connecticut mayor’s donation of a kidney made national news Wednesday morning when the CBS “Early Show”  featured East Haven Mayor April Capone and the man who reached out to her via Facebook. Carlos Sanchez […]

05/05/2011

Student Faces Threatening Charge

Vernon Police say a Rockville High School student was arrested today for making a threat.

03/30/2011

Facebook

Facebook Firing Case Settled

A settlement has been reached in the federal labor case of a Connecticut woman who was fired from her job after criticizing her boss on Facebook.

02/07/2011

Talks May Settle Facebook Firing Without Hearing

A hearing in a case involving a Connecticut woman fired from her job after she made disparaging remarks about her boss on Facebook has been delayed while the two sides discuss a possible settlement.

01/25/2011

NLRB Says Connecticut Woman Was Illegally Fired for Facebook Comments on Boss

By SAM HANANEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) _ Federal authorities say a Connecticut woman was illegally fired from her job as an emergency medical technician after she posted disparaging remarks about her boss on Facebook. […]

11/09/2010

New Milford Teens Charged in Facebook Threats

NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) – Two New Milford middle school students have been arrested and suspended on allegations they threatened to kill an assistant principal and bomb their school in postings on their Facebook pages. […]

10/08/2010

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