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Tribe Considers Next Step In Land Battle

KENT, Conn. (AP) _ The leader of the Schaghticoke (SKAT’-ih-kohk) Tribal Nation in Kent says he’s unsure what legal actions can be taken following a federal court order concluding the tribe doesn’t have legal standing […]

6 hours ago

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Former Defense Contractor’s Employee Faces Federal Charges

A man who worked for a defense contractor in Connecticut has been charged with attempting to travel to China with stolen documents on the development of advanced titanium for U.S. military aircraft.

12/09/2014

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Defendant Pleads Guilty To Federal Murder Charge

A 21-year-old Bridgeport man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge in a drug-related homicide that occurred two years ago.

11/10/2014

Former governor John Rowland outside New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Nature Of Rowland Work At Issue In Trial

John Rowland’s defense team today is trying to establish that the former governor did real consulting work at a nursing home company, and therefore was not illegally paid for secret work on a congressional campaign.

09/16/2014

Lisa Wilson-Foley and former governor John Rowland share a laugh at a fundraiser for her 2012 congressional campaign. Photo from government evidence in the Rowland trial.

Nursing Home Execs Dispute Rowland Work Claims

At John Rowland’s campaign finance trial prosecutors are trying to chip away at the former governor’s explanation of allegedly illegal payments.

09/12/2014

Brian Foley outside New Haven Federal Court during the trial of former governor John Rowland. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Candidate’s Husband: I Hid Rowland Campaign Work

A key federal witness, nursing home magnate Brian Foley, continued his testimony Monday at the campaign finance trial of former Governor John Rowland.

09/08/2014

John Rowland his wife Patty, and members of his legal team leave New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

Campaign Manger: Hiring Rowland Like ‘Handing Opponents A Loaded Gun’

Hear the latest WTIC news reports from New Haven Federal Court.

09/05/2014

John Rowland and his wife Patty leave New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

House Candidate Saw Rowland As A ‘Toxic’ Presence

Congressional candidate Mark Greenberg wrapped up his testimony Thursday at the trial of former Governor John Rowland, and a political operative and a consultant then took the stand.

09/04/2014

John Rowland , his wife Patty, and attorneys outside New Haven Federal Court, where he faces charges in a campaign finance case. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rowland Trial Gets Underway

Republican Congressional candidate Mark Greenberg was the first witness as the federal trial of former Governor John Rowland got underway.

09/03/2014

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Hearing On Trans Teen’s Detention Canceled

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal judge has canceled a hearing on whether to order Connecticut officials to stop detaining a transgender teenager in an adult prison where she had been held for two months […]

06/15/2014

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