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Federal Jury Begins Hearing Arguments In Three Arson Deaths

The prosecutor told a New Haven Federal Court Jury that Hector Natal confessed three times to setting a 2011 gas-fueled fire that killed three members of the same family and forced others to jump out windows,

03/25/2013

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Two Found Guilty In “Gifting Table” Case

Two Guilford women have been found guilty of running a gifting table pyramid scheme.

02/20/2013

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Figure In Priest-Meth Case Due In Court

A Connecticut man accused of dealing methamphetamine with a now-suspended Roman Catholic priest is facing arraignment in federal court.

02/04/2013

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Sentencing Delayed For Former East Haven Officer

A federal judge has postponed the sentencing of a former East Haven officer charged in a police bias case until after the trial of two other officers arrested in the investigation.

02/01/2013

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“Not Guilty” Plea In Sandy Hook Fundraising Hoax

A New York city woman has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge that she made false statements to the government about an alleged scam linked to the Sandy Hook school massacre.

01/17/2013

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Judge Invokes School Shootings In Machine Gun Sentencing

A federal judge has invoked the Newtown grade school massacre while sentencing a Greenwich man for possession of 10 unregistered machine guns.

01/04/2013

Fifth Congressional District

Labor Official Expect To Change Plea In Campaign Finance Probe

A former president of a Connecticut labor union representing prison guards is expected to change his plea in an alleged campaign financing conspiracy surrounding House Speaker Chris Donovan’s one-time congressional campaign.

10/31/2012

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Defendant Found Guilty In Movie Theater/Credit Card Theft Scheme

A federal court jury in Hartford has found a Pennsylvania man guilty of credit card fraid and identity theft in a scheme involving movie theaters in Connecticut.

10/22/2012

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New Charges In East Haven Police Civil Rights Case

One of four East Haven police officers charged in January with abusing Latino residents and others is facing new federal charges that he repeatedly hit a motorcycle with his police car, injuring two people.

09/25/2012

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Federal Courts In Connecticut To Get Help From Out-Of-State Judges

Connecticut’s top federal judge is enlisting help from out-of-state colleagues to preside over a backlog of civil cases created by a shortage of U.S. District judges.

09/24/2012

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