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Hartford Federal Court. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Judge Denies Trial In School Residency Case

A federal judge has denied a request by a Connecticut grandmother for a trial over her arrest for sending her grandchildren to Stratford schools though their mother lived in Milford.

07/24/2013

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Tribal Chair Found Guilty In Embezzlement

A former chairman of the tribe that owns Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino was convicted Wednesday of stealing about $100,000 from his Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to pay for limousine service trips for his mother and satellite radio, cable TV and other personal expenses for himself.

07/24/2013

SANFORD, FL - JULY 13:  George Zimmerman (R) is congratulated by members of his defense team Don West (L) and Lorna Truett after being found not guilty, on the 25th day of his trial at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center July 13, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Demonstrators Protest Zimmerman Verdict In Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Demonstrators are planning peaceful rallies in Bridgeport to protest a jury’s not-guilty verdict against George Zimmerman in the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida. The Connecticut Post reports that a […]

07/16/2013

Robert Braddock, Jr. outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Donovan Aide Convicted In Campaign Contribution Scheme

A federal jury has convicted a former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign last year.

05/21/2013

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jury Selection To Begin In Police Brutality Trial

The prosecution and defense in the brutality trial of a Meriden police officer are set to begin picking jurors.

05/07/2013

Hartford Federal Court. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Priest Pleads Guilty In Methamphetamine Case

A suspended Roman Catholic priest accused of making more than $300,000 in methamphetamine sales out of his Connecticut apartment while running an adult video and sex toy shop pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal drug charge.

04/02/2013

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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

Hartford Federal Court. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

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

East Haven Cruiser (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

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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